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Subject Matter Expert - System Architect

Location: Suitland, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jun 7, 2024

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Title: Subject Matter Expert – System Architecture 
Location: Suitland, MD (hybrid) 
Terms: Full-time  
Clearance: Public Trust  
Travel: 0-20%  
Education: BA/BS degree and 12+ years of experience  
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Project Description  
RIVA will be providing technical services and support while managing and implementing system/application upgrades and security support to ensure that their customer’s system operates in a secure fashion; to design, develop, test, and implement new enhancements for upcoming 2026 and 2028 customer test(s), special research and testing phase; to support the 2030 development plan. 
The services and support being provided include project management support, software upgrades, software development services, production support/routine operations and maintenance (O&M), software testing support, configuration management, technical writing and help desk support for RIVA’s customer applications and interfaces. Additionally, the Contractor will provide knowledge transfer to staff, consultation for alternative industry standards on processes and procedures, and support integration of both hardware and software within the customer’s intranet and internet infrastructure, including migration to a federated cloud solution. All documentation (code, scripts, designs, testing documentation, etc.,) shall become property of the Government. The contractor shall use the customer’s Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) developed templates where applicable (i.e., Unit Test template, Agenda and Meeting Minutes Template, Charter Template, Project Plan Template, etc.,). 
Position Description  
Provides extremely high-level subject matter expertise for work described in the task. Provides advanced technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environment, high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation, training, and implementation advice on complex problems which require doctorate level knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation. Applies principles, methods, and knowledge of specific functional areas of expertise to specific task order requirements. Provides advice on esoteric problems which require extensive knowledge of the subject matter. Designs and prepares technical reports, studies, and related documentation, makes charts and graphs to record results, prepares and delivers presentations, training, and briefings as required by the task order.   
The Subject Matter Expert (SME) will establish system information requirements and 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. They will ensure these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures as it applies to the implementation and specification of information management solution of the application platform, across the API, and the external environment /software application. This SME should have a strong technical background on Oracle ADF using PHP, Laravel, VueJS, to name a few technologies, and converting current Oracle Database into Aurora PostgreSQL and supporting migration to AWS cloud. They will need to 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. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 12+ years of relevant experience as a Project Manager.  
  • Familiarity with Oracle ADF as this framework supports the legacy system
  • Java / J2EE (Jakarta)
  • Experience with front end frameworks such as PHP with Laravel, and VueJS
  • Experience converting Oracle Databases to AWS RDS Aurora PostgreSQL or migrating other relational databases on premises to cloud offerings
  • Experience with containers in general or Kubernetes specifically
  • Comfort working within the NodeJS ecosystem
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship or have been a permanent resident for more than 3 years. 
  Preferred Qualifications 
  • Tungsten TotalAgility (formerly Kofax TotalAgility) 
  • HID® ArcID/ HID® Integralefingerprinting solution 
  • AWS Cloud Certifications such as AWS Certified Developer or AWS Solutions Architect preferred 
  • Oracle Certified Professional certs preferred 
  • Oracle Database Administrator certs preferred 
  • Oracle Fusion 
  • CoreAPI 
  • C Programming 
Salary Range: $100,000 - $200,000 USD
RIVA Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protect class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please email [email protected]. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.  
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