• Info/Data Architect - Lead

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Job ID
  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established, award-winning, service disabled veteran owned business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. Our corporate growth has coincided with our investment in our employees as well as in outreach to our civilian and military community.


    OBXtek is hiring for a Data Architect.  The Data Architect will:


    • Identify the architecture, infrastructure, and interfaces to data sources, tools supporting automated collection, security concerns, analysis and reporting.
    • Identify and revise conceptual and logical data models
    • Analyze applications and operations to determine data requirements
    • Create, review and maintain metadata standards
    • Adhere to industry recognized processes, architectural artifact requirements and architectural best practices.
    • Perform design reviews
    • Work with client stakeholders to evaluate the solution requirements and support the management and traceability of requirements during the engagement.
    • Work with client technical staff during the requirements definition and implementation to resolve issues.
    • Hands-on modeling, design, configuration, installation, performance tuning, prototyping and/or other efforts required to keep the project on a successful track.
    • Knowledge and expertise in Federal Enterprise Architecture standards and practices (FEA2, DODAF, TOGAF, etc.)



    • 5+ years of relevant experience
    • Extremely good customer service/client interaction skills
    • Extremely good organizational skills with the ability to streamline discussions and thought processes into clear sets of goals, objectives, action items, and outcomes.
    • Excellent analytical skills with ability to come up with new and innovative approaches to solving complex and challenging problems.
    • Experience with JIRA a plus
    • Knowledge of Agile methodology
    • Experience with MS Access
    • Experience with VISIO
    • Experience with SharePoint a plus
    • Very good written and verbal communication skills with the strong ability to efficiently and effectively get messages across a diverse audience.
    • Strong expertise in MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Visio, Access, PowerPoint, Project, and similar applications.
    • Knowledge of ORBUS a plus
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and capable of facilitating an environment for creative thinking and innovative ideas
    • Current DHS PIV/EOD cleared status strongly preferred
    • Experience and knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) ESRI a major plus
    • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

    Company Information

    Headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


    We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


    OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 


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