Enterprise Architect III

Washington, D.C.
Defense – Information Technology /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 333

Job Title: Enterprise Architect III

Location: Remote to Washington, D.C.

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Public Trust

Salary Range: $129,500 - $194,250

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is responsible for enabling the creation and sharing of business information in support of the HUD mission. The HUD OCIO manages the HUD portfolio of information and information technologies (IT) to ensure HUD’s IT investments generate business value while mitigating risks.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is responsible for enabling the creation and sharing of business information in support of the HUD mission. The HUD OCIO manages the HUD portfolio of information and information technologies (IT) to ensure HUD’s IT investments generate business value while mitigating risks.  The HUD OCIO seeks a revamped and renewed establishment of a modern EA Support Services to make smarter IT investment decisions based on business outcomes, value, and business performance. The program will inform the acquisition of IT services with improved levels of quality and price and position the HUD technology landscape to support HUD’s near- and long-term business performance. The EA Support Services shall enable HUD to achieve a variety of desired outcomes, including but not limited to business and IT alignment, increased collaboration and reuse, enhanced information and knowledge sharing, effective change management, increased cloud adoption, greater interoperability of systems and applications, fewer duplicative investments, improved business processes, and improved data integration.   EA Support Services shall position HUD to meet increasing federal mandates for effective IT management and adapt to HUD’s technical and business needs more rapidly. The EA Support Services support will integrate elements of strategy, planning, and engineering to provide HUD OCIO with a holistic view of the HUD IT portfolio – through a variety of lenses (e.g., acquisition, project management, technology, and cybersecurity).

·        The Enterprise Architect III shall be responsible for designing architecture for an organization on an enterprise level.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall define system and application architecture and provides vision, problem anticipation, and problem-solving ability to organization.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall demonstrate expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures within the EA field. The Enterprise Architect III shall rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals of this PWS.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall perform a variety of tasks outlined in the PWS.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall lead and direct the work of others in tasks outlines in this PWS.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall have a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected within the scope of this PWS.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall report to either the Senior Project Manager or Program Manager.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall demonstrate EA Repository experience with an industry leading EA tool.
·       The Enterprise Architect III shall demonstrate experience with Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) framework, GAO EA Maturity Model, OMB EA compliance requirements and Federal Segment Architecture Methodology (FSAM).

·         The EA III could lead a team of Business Analysts, Enterprise Architects and Solution Architects as we support the Client.

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·         The Enterprise Architect III may at least a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited academic institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in one or more of the following disciplines in Business Architecture, Data Architecture, Application Architecture, Network Architecture, Security Architecture, or a similar discipline.

Required Skills
·         The Enterprise Architect III is required to have extensive expertise in full stack enterprise architecture, which encompasses a broad spectrum of IT disciplines and technologies. This role requires an understanding of high-level interconnections between on-premise datacenter infrastructure, mainframes, public cloud environments, application development/modernization, databases, code repositories, and testing tools.    
·         Candidates should be capable of integrating the above technology areas within the framework of Federal cybersecurity and enterprise architecture guidelines to generate business value for HUD.
·         Experience supporting financial institutions or the federal budgetary process is desirable.
·         Non-Technical Skills:
·         Agile Defense is looking for a person with strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills; solid planning and organizational skills; able to demonstrate analytical, problem-solving, and decision making capabilities; a team player with the ability to adjust work pace to match client priorities and competing demand who can also work and excel independently; and, who exercises good judgment and diplomacy through sound business ethics that includes the protection of proprietary and confidential information.


Environmental Conditions
·         Remote (100%)
Strength Demands
·         Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Physical Requirements
·         Stand or Sit; Walk
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)