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Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Tampa, Florida, United States of America
JOB #R2100562

Enterprise Architect

At ICF, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven technologists, data scientists, innovation researchers, CIO strategists, and public health researchers & evaluators to challenge the status quo.

As we continue to expand our services and to support this growth, we are looking for a Managing Consultant to join our Public Health Informatics and Technology business. We provide technical assistance services to US Civilian Federal Agencies and their partners, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Defense Health Agency (DHA).

We are interested in individuals who can demonstrate a real interest in Enterprise Architecture and assessment combined with strong project management skills, business development skills, analytical skills and excellent report writing skills.

The position entails managing and contributing to projects by providing Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) and Technology Assessment services supporting a transforming Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the CDC. You will be working on multiple projects at a time, interacting with all levels of ICF staff and CDC OCIO stakeholders.

This role is a high visibility technology leadership position requiring an extensive background and operational experience with architectural engagements, major products and frameworks, industry and government standards, implementations with leading COTS products, software defined networking and storage, micro-segmentation, to be applied in product and service delivery in a government environment. Position typically includes architectural artifact and transitional roadmap development, system design, along with team mentoring in a dynamic client and business partner facing atmosphere.

About the role:

  • Engages the client organization, manages key stakeholders, and fosters key relationships to develop a deep and thorough understanding of the enterprise
  • Produces a vision and strategy, and produces a roadmap to lead modernization efforts by applying a proven track record of technology assessments, developing target technology and IT landscape specifications, and defining technical asset configurations
  • Collaborates in formal technology evaluations, technology proofs of concept, client demonstrations and various solutioning and educational presentations to assert vetting and client buy-in
  • Coordinates and collaborates developing technical requirements with executive leadership, business stakeholders, various technical teams, contractors, etc.
  • Serves as the technical strategy champion, resolving and mitigating program issues, and prescribing adoption of proposed solutions for leadership, staff, and contractors
  • Review and validate required documentation, briefings, SLAs and technical standards for the architectural roadmap
  • Provides leadership and coordinates with other architects, technical leadership and program teams
  • Conduct comparative research and evaluation projects under supervision of a project director
  • Support project team on methodological aspects ensuring high-quality research and data collection activities
  • Interact day to day client relationships, project team, and escalate issues to project director
  • Provide consultation regarding OCIO data center migration action plans, efficacy, timelines, etc.
  • Conduct analysis and assessment of the current internal and external data center, and cloud environments
  • Support strategy execution, where the high-level plan is translated into operation plans and action items
  • Evaluate the ongoing refinement of performance, communications, data reporting, and other strategic management issues
  • Review and contribute to enterprise reports and presentations
  • Attend on-site and virtual client meetings
  • Collaborate closely with other project teams, and external partners and stakeholders

Required experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline  
  • 10+ years of technology leadership roles and participation in major COTS/cloud/custom integration projects
  • 4+ years of experience in enterprise-scope architectural engagements, technical leadership at the program level, along with a successful track record of delivery
  • Experience with prominent cloud, service-oriented, platform-based application technologies with design and system development accomplishments 
  • Experience with delivering architecture using industry methodologies such as TOGAF, FEAF, etc.
  • Business development experience, including leading or contributing to proposals

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with ServiceNow solutions (service portal UIs and scripted REST APIs, etc.)
  • Experience using and integrating PaaS and SaaS technologies such as ServiceNow, Mulesoft, Tableau, Oracle Identity Management, Salesforce
  • Working knowledge of one or more enterprise architecture modeling tools such as (Sparx EA, Mega, Visual Paradigm, etc.) is a plus
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative evaluation and analytical skills (experience in impact assessments preferable)
  • Excellent oral and written communications in English, thought leadership, formal presentation, including editing and proofreading skills
  • Highly developed, interpersonal skills and self-motivation
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy


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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Atlanta, GA (GA18)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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