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Data Architect Expert-Level NEE074


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

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Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Springfield, VA

Job Description

Data Architect Expert-Level:

Overall Assignment Description:  

Expert-level Data Architects serve as a technical resource for strategic oversight and planning of database structural design and development. They provide technical, strategic guidance to senior- level database administrators and application developers in the creation of new databases, as well as the maintenance of major existing databases supporting evolving applications. Data architect positions provide strategic guidance to data stewards on the development and implementation approaches for data models to support organizational business and mission systems and processes

Duties include

  • Consults to all levels of the organization on the design, development and implementation approaches for logical database structures and classification schemas.

  • Works in concert with the Business Architect, IAW principles and guidelines provided by DoDAF, IC PAG, and Data Services Architecture – GEOINT (DSA-G), to establish, develop, and codify a common data architecture that captures the normalized corporate business data types, description, data flow, appropriate data classification, and the required authoritative system of record to include the appropriate network domain to house the corporate data. This includes the Conceptual Data Model, the Logical Data Model, and the Physical Data Model, the Ontology, Common Lexicon, and Data Dictionary.

  • Develops policies and procedures to build, maintain and leverage the data model.

  • Provides technical, strategic guidance on the development of metadata tags, Document Type Definitions (DTD), and schemas using appropriate technologies for representation of data and data relationships.

  • Ensures that metadata and data standards and definitions will support both business and mission processes and system implementation approaches, and NSG/ASG requirements for sharing data.

  • Oversees and coordinates the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level Data Architects.

Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or equivalent Expert-level work experience as an Data Architect.

  • 18+ years' experience.

  • Expert-level experience in the definition and development of data architecture to include conceptual, logical, and physical model of the architecture with associated ontology, lexicon, and data dictionary.

  • Expert-level experience in software engineering field of work specializing in data/database design and management.

  • Demonstrated experience in government or industry in Data conditioning (extraction, transformation, loading, etc.), metadata and standards.

  • Demonstrated experience in government or industry, determining data storage requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience in government or industry, in Data Management services (compliance, cataloging, provenance, identifier, registry, metrics, recall & revision).


  • Demonstrated experience in government or industry, of Data access services, APIs, Linked Data (REST, SOAP, OGC, etc.).

  • Demonstrated experience in government or industry, in Data Queuing, Messaging, Orchestration, Choreography services.

  • Demonstrated experience in government or industry, of Data Security Services (IAA, DPM, DRM, PDP, PEP, PAP, etc.).

  • Demonstrated experience in government or industry, with Data Base administration to include; data indexing, search & retrieval, Parallel processing (Hadoop, NoSQL D/B, Spark).

Security Clearance:

  • TS SCI

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