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Enterprise Appian Architect
ICF's digital transformation and IT modernization division is seeking an experienced Enterprise Appian Architect for opportunities based in our Arlington, VA office in support of digital transformation, portfolio modernization, and delivery of enterprise strategies for a diverse set of federal clients. This role is a high visibility technology leadership position requiring an extensive background and operational experience with Appian platform advisory, adoption, migration patterns, architectural engagements, products, services and frameworks, industry standards along with implementations to be applied in a multitude of complex scenarios. Position includes architectural artifact and transitional roadmap development, system and platform topology design, prototyping, with team mentoring in a dynamic client and business partner facing atmosphere.
What you'll be doing:
Support Appian modernization, corporate growth, and on-program implementation initiatives, be responsible for but not limited to architecting, designing, configuring, developing, and troubleshooting, and implementing baseline and custom applications on the platform.
Engages the client organization, manages key stakeholders, and fosters relationships to develop a deep and thorough understanding of the enterprise
Creates a vision, strategy, and produces roadmaps to lead Appian adoption and modernization efforts by applying a proven track record of assessments, target technology and IT landscape specifications, technical asset configuration and multi-phased migration deliveries
Implements and manages the modernization journey while ensuring adherence to organizational compliance, best practices, and industry standards
Serves as the primary technological point of contact, responsible for the overarching technical oversight, architecture, and construction efforts
Develops effective governance, leads technical resources, mitigates risk, monitors quality, security, etc., and ensures success in the execution of these areas
Participates in, and leads technology evaluations, proofs of concept, client demonstrations and various solutioning and educational presentations to assert vetting and client buy-in
Coordinates and collaborates on developing requirements and mission outcomes with executive leadership, business stakeholders, various technical teams, contractors, etc.
Serves as the technical strategy champion, resolving program issues, answering questions, and prescribing adoption of proposed solutions for leadership, staff, and contractors
Authors required documentation, briefings, SLAs, and technical standards for the architectural runway
Works closely, leads and coordinates with other architects and additional members of the technical leadership and other program teams
Engages diverse organizations, industry partners and clients during business acquisition phases and for all capture activities
Produces technical solutions with detailed narrative for proposal development and supports key personnel requirements during procurement phases such as orals, technical challenges, etc.
Provides solution architecture, documents design, codes, develops program logic for new applications, analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications and ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented.
Analyzes requirements, maintains, tests, and integrates plug-ins and custom application components.
Produces technical solutions with a detailed narrative for proposal development and supports key personnel requirements during procurement phases such as orals, technical challenges, etc.
Participates in, and leads formal technology evaluations, proofs of concept, and other R&D activity, providing client demonstrations and various solutioning and educational presentations to assert vetting, making recommendations, and facilitating client buy-in
What you must have:
5+ years’ experience serving as an architect on programs leveraging the Appian platform
10+ years of technology leadership experience with participation in major modernization and integration projects while designing and architecting large scale applications
5+ years’ Appian experience, including scripting, platform configuration, design, and deployment
5+ years’ Custom application development on the Appian platform including Custom UI Pages and content in the CMS
Certified Implementation Specialist certification in one of the OOTB Appian modules
5+ years' experience creating technical solutions for proposal development during procurement phases
Excellent communication skills
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
What we'd like you to have:
Integration experience (SOAP, REST, and JSON as well as JDBC and file imports)
Experience implementing systems using the Agile/Scrum methodology
Administration of a Appian instance including the management of users, groups, and roles, CMS Development, ACLs, business rules, workflows, UI actions, UI policies, dictionary, and catalog items Orchestration and Discovery experience a plus
Appian Certified Application Developer certification is a plus
Candidates should possess the skill to develop on the Appian platform including the customization of the core applications
US Citizenship preferred
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
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Arlington, VA (VA31)