Public Consulting Group

Solutions Architect - IV&V

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento | US
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/20/2022 12:59 PM)
Job ID
2022-8123
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Technology Consulting

Overview

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. PCG has over 2,800 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. 

PCG’s Technology Consulting practice helps state and local government agencies achieve their performance goals by implementing well-designed technical solutions.

To learn more, visit Technology Consulting - PCG | Public Consulting Group.

Responsibilities

Overall Responsibilities

We are currently seeking the services of full-time Solutions Architect to support our Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) projects. If you are dynamic, mature, ambitious, creative, and autonomous, you will appreciate working with our team of technology professionals committed to providing value-added services on our clients’ technology projects. 

Specific Responsibilities

• Provide oversight on large-scale IT projects through the use of a collection of integrated methodologies and best-in-class tools that effectively assess technical processes and components of IT systems throughout the systems development life cycle.
• Provide technical oversight of vendor and/or client processes, methodologies, and tools to validate that federal and state requirements are met.
• Monitor the technical aspects of the project and the vendor and/or client activities providing input and guidance that supports efficiencies to the client and project.
• Provide review and analysis of technical activities verifying and validating that key deliverables adhere to client requirements and expectations.
• Assess and minimize the impact of project risks through the development of risk mitigation strategies
• Contribute to the development of management reports presenting the outcome of IV&V assessments
• Support the client and stakeholders in the planning and strategy discussions on the best approach for addressing risks and issues as they occur, in an effort to ensure that the project remains on schedule and within budget.
• Understand various software development life cycle methodologies and how they are used



Qualifications

• Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience providing technical advisory and/or oversight services on large-scale IT projects in the public sector.
• Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with cloud computing infrastructure
• Must have experience with COTS, SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS solutions
• Must have experience in all phases of the system development life cycle using Agile, Waterfall and/or Hybrid Agile approaches.
• Participation in the implementation of integrated solutions to modernize legacy systems and/or mainframe technology through the development of n-tier based solutions built from leading-edge technologies.
• Experience with Azure DevOps CI/CD

Operating Systems:

Windows, Windows Server, Unix, Linux

Programming Languages:

SQL, Java, Python, C#, JavaScript, and HTML

Software/Programs:

Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Jenkins, Eclipse, SharePoint, JIRA, Microsoft Power Apps, SonarQube, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Github

Technical/Networking:

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), TCP, FTP, SSH, Unix Sockets

Databases:

SQL Server, Access, MySQL

Development/Test Methodologies:

Object Oriented Programming, Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Structured and Object-Oriented Analysis, Data Modeling, Selenium, Microsoft Test Manager

Administration:

SDLC, PMBOK, CMMI Model, Organizational Change Management, Cloud Technologies, Requirements Management, Requirements Traceability, User Stories, Business Process Management (BPM), Scope Management, Product Life Cycle Management (PLM), ALM (Application Lifecycle Management), Data Warehousing, JAD Session, Risk analysis, Fit-Gap Analysis, RFP writing, COTS, IEEE standards, Compliance monitoring, Technical documentation, Enterprise Architecture (EA)



 Desirable Qualifications

Operating Systems:

AIX, VAX VMS, HP-UX, Android, iOS

Programming Languages:

PL/SQL, C, C++, C#, Perl, VB.NET, CSS, Oracle Pro*C, Pascal, UNIX Shell, AWK, SED

Software/Programs:

Android Studio, ERWin, Rational Clear Case and ClearQuest, Serena Dimensions, Defect Reporting Tools Test Director, Clear Quest, Quality Center, Bugzilla, Rational Manager, GitLab, Azure DevOps (Cloud), AWS (Cloud), RTC (Rational Team Concert)

Technical/Networking:

JBoss, WebLogic, iPlanet

Databases:

Oracle, Oracle Exadata, MongoDB, Hadoop, MarkLogic

Development/Test Methodologies:

Rational Unified Process, Rapid Application Development, Agile, Scrum, HP Quality Center (ALM), UML, JUnit

Administration:

HIPAA, NIST 800-53, Section 508, SWEBOK, BABOK, DevOps, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Business Process Re-engineering (BPR), code reviews

Operations and Maintenance:

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Service Level Agreements

 Desirable Certifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT or engineering field.
  • Certified DevOps Project Manager (DevOps PM)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or SAFe Certified
  • Certified Software Test Manager (CSTM)
  • Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • ITIL Certified

Personal Attributes

  • Outstanding written and oral communication
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to simultaneously support projects with multiple deadlines and a high degree of accuracy
  • Continuous learner

 

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EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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