NewWave HQ

  • Solutions Architect

    Job ID 2018-1059
  • Overview

    NewWave Telecom & Technologies, Inc, (NewWave) is a leading implementer of business solutions using service oriented technologies. We specialize in providing end-to-end, mission critical information technology solutions for healthcare, finance, telecoms, government agencies and private-sector clients.

     

    Our team of architects, consultants and developers help companies optimize their resources and use technology to better meet their business objectives, by adding the power of J2EE technologies to their existing infrastructure investment. NewWave Technologies is drawing on best practices and leveraging expertise to build IT solutions - quickly and easily - for the on demand needs of small and medium sized organizations.

    Responsibilities

    NewWave is seeking a Solution Architect to help with ongoing competitive solutioning activities in areas including custom software development, web development, enterprise architecture development, digital services and emerging technologies.  This individual will work as a senior resource and integral part of our corporate business development/capture management/proposal development team, and coordinate with our pricing, cost center, and project managers to leverage operational capabilities and construct best-value solutions that meet/exceed customer needs.

     

    Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area within a department(s) which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

    • Serve as Team Lead for analyzing/interpreting procurement requirements and framing technical solutions (strategy and approach) for large, enterprise-wide proposals as well as task order responses for new IT business opportunities
    • Participate in team discussions to assess/establish competitive strengths and weaknesses, win themes and discriminators, unique features and benefits, critical success factors, and cost/schedule/performance trade-offs
    • Assist in assembling appropriate, technically astute writing teams from within NewWave and among its teaming partners
    • Lead technical team through proposal outlining, storyboarding, writing, and revision process to include creation and incorporation of meaningful graphics; rewrite technical sections as necessary to incorporate appropriate review comments as well as to ensure readability and consistent emphasis on key selling points/themes
    • Provide technical team input as needed into business management proposal components such as work breakdown structures, staffing levels, project organization, transition planning, performance work statements/metrics, quality assurance, risk mitigation, and pricing
    • Attend and document targeted customer visits, site surveys, and trade shows/conferences to gather and convey marketing intelligence on emerging requirements and technologies and to translate customer needs into compelling solutions for proposals
    • Assist with response to sources sought notices/RFIs and contribute to marketing briefings and other materials as need arises throughout the capture lifecycle on opportunities
    • Serve as Subject Matter Expert to prime contractor team members in responding to technical requirements within core competencies
    • Quickly come up to speed on NewWave technical capabilities and past performance in order to effectively leverage existing skills and capabilities within proposed solution architectures

     

    Qualifications

    • 10+ years’ experience with architecting, implementing, and managing IT solutions for Federal / State government and/or commercial clients and/or large system engineering integrators. 
    • 5+ years of progressively increased leadership roles in technical proposal development/support with a demonstrated track record of wins; capture management experience a plus.
    • Experience working in Agile development teams. Experience leading Agile development teams a plus.
    • Experience architecting modern, single page web applications using any of the following technologies: Javascript Frameworks (Angular, Node.js, Ember.js, jQuery), Ruby on Rails, ASP .NET, HTML5, CSS3
    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, etc.) 
    • Technical/engineering certifications highly desired (e.g., ITIL, MCSE, CISSP). 
    • In-depth knowledge of leading edge tools and technologies
    • Awareness of and expertise in the full range of emerging/advanced technology initiatives (e.g., mobile applications, managed cloud, data analytics, virtual desktop integration). 
    • Ability to cultivate solid, productive working relationships with internal managers, staff, and peers as well as partners and consultants and facilitate collaboration towards innovative technical solutions. 
    • Ability to maintain flexible work schedule to meet unplanned proposal requirements.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Ability to work in a team environment and have sound judgment.
    • Attention to detail, quick learner, have a positive attitude, ability to multi-task, self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Maintain the completeness, timeliness and accuracy of all deliverables.
    • Be able to perform the analysis as defined with specific Medicare laws, regulations, manuals, instructions and any additional information assigned by management.
    • Possess critical thinking skills, reading and interpretation, writing, and communication skills.
    • Understanding and wide application of methodology and subject matter related concepts, practices, standards and procedures with a general knowledge of other related business disciplines.
    • A demonstrated ability to learn and acquire new technologies as needed as well as a willingness to do collaborative software development as necessary
    • Able to work closely with all project stakeholders such as business users, project managers, and business analysts while delivering solutions.
    • Works with limited supervision.

    Technical Skills

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Microsoft Project
    • SharePoint

     

    FLSA Status: Exempt

     

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
    • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal, persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
    • High Energy Levels. Should be self-driven.
    • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.

     

    NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.   NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer. 

     

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