SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Data Architect

    Job Location US-VA-McLean
    Job Type
    Immediate Hire
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. currently has an opening for a skilled senior level Data Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will support Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework to better support the services provided to CA’s customers.  As part of the modernization program, the data lead architect will set and maintain the vision for all Data Engineering aspects of the Program and ensure that this vision is adequately addressed and implemented consistently across all Project teams and Program efforts.


    • During Technical Evaluation: Works with the Data Lead Architect to help evolve and ensure that the Project data architecture needs, primarily those associated with accessing external data sources, are adequately represented and accounted for in the ConsularOne data architecture.
    • During Implementation: Is the primary focal point for ensuring effective implementation of the data architecture strategy for accessing external data sources.  Supports other Agile Development Teams where they have needs to access external data sources and works with the Solution Architecture Team to identify and resolve any issues that come up or changes that might be necessary.
    • Establish system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems. Design architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces
    • Ensure these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the OSI and ISO reference models, and profiles of standards - such as IEEE OSE reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of information management solution of the application platform, across the API, and the external environment/software application.
    • Ensure that the common operating environment is compliant with the Agency enterprise architecture and applicable reference models.
    • Evaluate analytically and systematically problems of workflows, organization, and planning and develop appropriate corrective action.
    • Provide daily supervision and direction to staff


    • Active Secret Clearance required
    • Requires a bachelor's degree
    • Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience
    • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, problem solving, troubleshooting and documentation skills
    • Prior experience with Agile


    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions


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