LEAD SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

Specialist Arlington, Virginia


Description

Lead Solutions Architect 

For nearly 20 years, financial institutions in the private and public sectors have called on FI Consulting to address complex and high-stakes analytical challenges that are closely scrutinized by executives, auditors, regulators, and stakeholders. We help clients better manage complex portfolios by applying our core strengths in data management, analytics, modeling, and cloud. FI Consulting provides the opportunity to work on a wide variety of challenging, high visibility projects and to have an outsized impact on our people, strategic direction, and bottom line. 

About the Role 

FI Consulting is looking for a leader to bring cutting-edge cloud and infrastructure solutions to our government and commercial clients. You will drive FI Consulting’s and our clients’ cloud strategy and the architecture, design, and implementation of cloud initiatives. You’ll be a member of FI’s senior leadership team and will be responsible for the vision and strategy of FI’s cloud capabilities. 

Responsibilities 

  • Develop the company roadmap and own the strategic direction for FI’s cloud business as a critical component of FI’s overall corporate strategy 
  • Grow FI’s overall cloud and infrastructure capabilities by attracting and developing future experts and broadening the base knowledge of the entire firm 
  • Lead and manage large-scale, complex cloud initiatives for FI’s clients, including client management, project management, and team leadership 
  • Architect and implement solutions to solve client problems; play a key sales role by exploring client problems, advising on solutions, and writing proposals and statements of work 
  • Identify growth opportunities within FI’s target market for providing cloud solutions and position FI within that market 
  • Actively contribute to the cloud community by speaking at conferences, writing whitepapers, and participating in panel discussions 
  • Improve our ability to serve clients by establishing policies, processes, and methodologies for implementing cloud projects 
  • Oversee management of FI’s internal cloud infrastructure 
  • Identify and mentor future cloud specialist leaders and develop trainings for internal development 
  • Act as a leader and owner, inspiring others internally and externally to follow your vision 

 Qualifications 

  • Experience designing and implementing high availability, multi-region cloud applications using serverless and cloud-native architectures 
  • Experience re-platforming existing applications to the cloud  
  • Expert knowledge of and experience with different cloud platforms (AWS/Azure required, others are preferred), including multi-cloud strategy and the ability to compare platforms on cost, performance, etc. 
  • Knowledge of infrastructure automation using Terraform and/or Pulumi   
  • Experience writing proposals and supporting business development efforts 
  • Understanding of cloud-based data, analytics, and business applications, and how to design scalable, integrated solutions 
  • Experience managing projects and driving implementation of the solutions you have architected  
  • Understanding of best practices regarding system security measures including Zero Trust Security and Zero Trust Architecture  
  • Understanding of the Federal Government Risk Management Framework, ATO processes, and FedRAMP  
  • Experience leading and developing others  
  • Proactive mindset  
  • Ability to lead technical implementation of multiple projects with multiple team members simultaneously 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences 

Who We Are: FI Consulting is a 70-person professional services firm that helps government and commercial financial institutions solve hard problems in data, analytics, modeling, and technology. Our professionals are specialists with expertise across a range of fields, for example:  

  • Financial and economic modeling
  • Data analytics & visualization
  • Financial products and markets
  • Economics and statistics
  • Business process management and re-engineering

Security Requirements:

  • Authorized to work in the United States as a permanent resident or US Citizen.  We are not able to sponsor or accept any VISA Holders at this time including OPT, H1B, EAD.
  • Secure and protect company and client data and information and prevent its improper disclosure.

Our Company Values & Operates on:

  • A Commitment to Creating Value for our Clients and our Employees
  • A Flat Management Structure that is Still Led by one of the Original Founders
  • An Emphasis on Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Employee Development and Career Growth
  • Continuous Improvement
  • An Entrepreneurial Culture that Rewards Finding, Developing, and Owning Business

FLSA Designation - This is an exempt position. FI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. FI Consulting participates in E-Verify.