Solutions Architect

  • STR
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Oct 31, 2022

Job Description

Solutions Architect

STR is hiring a Solutions Architect to enable the development of a software suite for theater scale battle management command and control to address critical national security challenges. The Solutions Architect will act as a software product owner, selecting development priorities and making trade-offs to meet program requirements, and work across STR and with potential customers, building bridges between customer needs and STR technology solutions.

Duties will include the following:

  • Develop and explicitly communicate the Product Goal.
  • Work with the Chief Architect to create and communicate the Product Backlog across STR and subcontractor teams.
  • Prioritize Product Backlog items based on insight and customer demands.
  • Work with the Chief Architect to ensure that the Product Backlog is transparent, visible, and understood.
  • Support the Program Director by serving as a critical point of contact for the program to both the government and STR leadership.
  • Engage with external stakeholders to communicate the capabilities of this program while also learning of related technology challenges to inform future program requirements.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Military experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in a management role, working and interfacing with senior Government managers, including C-suite officials.
  • Familiarity with Agile and DevSecOps development methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Successful experience in leading and managing multi-discipline teams.
  • Strong presentation and organizational skills.
  • U.S. Citizen with an active Security Clearance.

Even Better:

  • Additional domain experience including:
    • As an officer in the U.S. military.
    • Working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
    • In Joint All Domain Command and Control concepts.
  • Additional work experience including:
    • Risk and Opportunity management.
    • Research and Development program management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Current Top Secret clearance.

STR is a growing technology company with locations near Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, near Dayton, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Carlsbad, CA. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security in: cyber; next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare; and artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.
STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, and we go home at night knowing that we pushed the envelope of technology and made the world safer.
STR is not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe! Visit us at for more info.
STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws.