UIC Alaska

Solutions Architect

Cybersecurity/Information Security
Position Type
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead is seeking a Solutions Architect to join our team in Dahlgren, VA. The Solutions Architect will research, design, and map out solutions to complex technical issues, ultimately creating a technical requirements outline for prospective projects. They will design system architecture, infrastructure, provide software recommendations, and need to be highly skilled in application and infrastructure troubleshooting. This individual must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment while carrying out job duties as to matters significant to the customer's business by possessing the power to evaluate possible courses of action and to make a recommendation after considering various options. 



  • Performed technology assessments, impact analyses, cost/benefit analyses, and best value assessments in support of hardware/software procurement strategies.
  • Build architectural and technical plans which provide the basis for technical estimation and a roadmap for the Operational Engineering team to build upon.
  • Be an expert within the industry and have an understanding of the norms and trends in order to produce the most effective and on time work as possible.
  • Leverage strong communication and presentation skills around complex technical solutions during frequent interactions with both external and internal stakeholders, including technical department representatives, subject matter experts and other Engineers
  • Utilize proven multi-tasking skills when transitioning between multiple engagements across different customers, averaging between 2-5 primary and simultaneously running projects
  • Embrace Agile Scrum development environment with corresponding sprint cycles, work products, and continuous CI/CD processes
  • Discovery of customer's critical business issues and requirements and designing solutions to meet the requirements.
  • Create and lead or participate in customer presentations.


  • BS in Computer Science or electrical engineering is required. Master's in Computer Science or electrical engineering is highly desired. 
  • Ten (10)years experience required
  • Project management and leadership skills are essential
  • Experience developing IT and cloud infrastructure
  • Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
  • Experience in software engineering and design architecture
  • Positive outlook in meeting challenges and working to a high level Advanced understanding of business analysis techniques and processes


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. 




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