• Senior Solutions Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.


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    BE is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect that will work in our Chief Technology Officer's organization where you will be responsible for engineering solutions, prototyping research, service delivery, business development, product evaluation, and building best practices in software development and engineering, agile methodologies, and DevOps processes.


    The CTO organization serves the rest of the company by promoting the latest technologies and new and proven ways of delivering systems to our customers that work better, are more efficient, and streamline the overall development process for our engineering staff. This position requires thought leadership, a drive to succeed, and the desire to take on new and varied challenges. Speaking with conviction and writing well are strong requirements in addition to your already excellent technical acumen.


    Candidates must demonstrate a successful track record of developing and delivering software applications and systems as well as being able to present them orally and in writing through presentations and briefs and proposals. Solid development skills and a strong technical background are required. Experience in a range of software technologies is expected, and the candidate must be prepared to provide technical expertise and leadership in one or more of the following areas: software engineering, development frameworks, and open source platforms. Overall, the mission is to always expand the company's core capabilities and strategic placement in the industry.


    This is a challenging, but rewarding, position as it combines technology skills with business development and thought leadership. You will work with a small, corporate-level team of talented engineers and project teams across the delivery organization.





    • Deliver customer-facing projects to realize their strategic and tactical value for both our customers and BE
    • Develop and deliver, orally and in writing, effective technical demos, proof-of-concepts, solutions, and technical proposals
    • Create solution briefs, whitepapers, videos, technical blogs, and deliver brown bags and other conferences that increase BE’s visibility and the visibility of our solutions best practices
    • Deliver internal projects which automate processes, enhance delivery, and/or otherwise reduce cost, improve quality, and increase value


    • BS or MS degree in engineering, computer science, or a related information technology field from an accredited university or college
    • 7+ years’ experience with consulting, systems development, or similar IT customer services delivery experience
    • 3+ years of Agile, DevOps experience and knowledge of other modern SDLC practices, techniques, and development tools
    • Excellent organizational, time management and verbal/written communication skills




    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.


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