Senior Solution Architect

Posted Date 1 month ago(12/15/2022 9:13 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Public Trust
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $120,150.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $270,230.00/Yr.


Noblis is helping FAA manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world.  We are seeking smart, passionate, and motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation’s aviation system.  If you want to be involved in acquiring, implementing, and managing the communications and information solutions to achieve our nation’s aviation vision, this is the job for you!


Noblis is seeking a self-motivated, energetic individual to work as a Senior Solution Architect in the Washington, DC area. The successful candidate will have a strong background in strategic solutioning, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems, system evaluation, system analysis, enterprise architecture, web services and JMS, development of system architecture, and will have a solid understanding of FAA programs or systems including Flight Management Programs.  The Senior Solution Architect for FAA System Wide Information Management (SWIM) program applies comprehensive system engineering principles to support the investigation, analysis, planning, design, development, implementation, testing, and evaluation of NAS equipment and procedures for current and future capabilities.  Recommends strategic development and design changes to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Provides expertise in the transition of legacy systems to modernized systems.



  • Provides senior expert level technical and strategic engineering/consultant services to multiple SWIM engineering projects and major investment activities.  Serve as a primary technical POC/engineer assigned to FAA programs.
  • Provides solutioning, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems, system evaluation, system analysis, architecture, and infrastructure assessments.
  • Provides senior level technical and strategic advice for multiple SWIM projects to ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.  Provide technical assistance regarding system-to-system enterprise data sharing/messaging and to onboard users to enterprise data sharing/messaging services.
  • Applies knowledge of Cloud, Data Distribution, MicroService Architectures and applies and/or develops advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories, and concepts to address next generation system requriements.
  • Perform systems engineering work in support of FAA programs to map their data sharing requirements to available FAA enterprise data sharing services (JMS Pub/Sub, and Web Services).
  • Perform software service requirements development, software service design, integration activities, support system test and evaluation, configuration control, and other engineering efforts to integrate enterprise data sharing services for the FAA.
  • Coordinate engineering efforts for FAA programs including the planning, tracking and completion of engineering activities to implement enterprise data sharing services.



Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 9 years of related work experience with sustained excellent performance.

Minimum of one years experience leading a team or managing staff.

Strong communication capabilities, both verbal and written, for communication with clients, user communities, other organizations

Strong analytical skills

Proficient with Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), Web Services, HTTP, REST, SOAP

Experience with Third Party Message Queuing Products (ActiveMQ, WebLogic, Solace, Kafka, Etc.)

Knowledge and experience with system-to-system messaging protocols such as HTTP, Java Messaging Service (JMS), Solace, or AMQP.

XML Configuration and layout working knowledge



Technical background working either as a systems engineer or a software developer/engineer Experience working with APIs

Knowledge of information exchange standards in the aviation domain such as AIXM, FIXM, WXXM, MMIXM

Knowledge of the FAA JRC process

Experience deploying in a cloud environment such as AWS

Experience and strong understanding of the FAA SWIM system and related systems

Experience providing engineering support to FAA Mission Support and or NAS programs

Experience with requirements definition

Demonstrated cross-functional team collaboration and program management skills

Demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills

Client Engagement

· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions.
· Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions


At Noblis, we recognize your impact, offer you opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings may include healthcare, retirement and savings plans, paid time off, disability and life insurance programs, learning and development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Regular full and part time staff are incentive plan eligible.


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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