Solutions Architect Director

at GovCIO in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


GovCIO is seeking experienced growth leaders to serve as the Solution Architects Director within our Growth and Development Team. This position is fully remote.


The GovCIO growth and development team, are key leaders in our business capture activities. The role of the Solution Architecture Director should include:

+ Serve as a member of opportunity leadership team and partner with Capture Managers to hone win strategies and articulate the ‘why us’ story

+ Partner with technical and customer domain SMEs to lead solutioning activities, resulting in differentiated, well-articulated solutions that address customer pain points

+ Architect the solicitation response design based on story and solicitation requirements

+ Conceptualize key proposal graphics

+ Iteratively review content and coach authors during the proposal phase

+ Promote the application of proposal best practices

Key characteristics of a successful candidate include:

+ Ability to work with a team or alone

+ Ability to absorb and respond to critique

+ Intellectual curiosity

+ Desire to see a project through to the end

+ Tolerance for unique perspectives – ability to combine them and make a product better

+ Humility and the ability to understand that your idea is not always the best idea

+ Ability to put ego aside in the interest of a better outcome

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Required Skills and Experience

Bachelors Degree with 12+yrs exp (or commensurate)

Secret clearance required

+ Demonstrated experience in one or more IT functional areas, complemented by significant involvement in competitive Federal proposals

+ The sense of urgency and critical thinking required to succeed in a demanding environment where high-quality, winning proposals are the expectation

+ A working understanding of the Federal procurement process, including the FAR, contracting vehicles, and the nuances of Federal contracting

+ An interest in collaborating and leading, working with a broad range of talented people (e.g., executives, technologists, industry specialists, graphics artists, writers, and consultants) to achieve a common operational understanding and solution

+ The willingness to learn what’s critical for an opportunity, conducting external research on technologies, companies, Government agencies, budgets, and programs and internal research on projects, people, efforts, strengths, and weaknesses

+ The ability to apply critical thinking across an opportunity lifecycle – reading an RFP, understanding what a customer is looking for.

+ Experience translating technology solutions into high quality, well written responses throughout business development, capture, and proposal development lifecycles

+ The capacity to take loosely-formed thoughts and inputs from Subject Matter Experts and craft them into crisply worded, persuasive arguments

+ The ability to conceptualize graphics to convey key solution concepts, graphically depicting process, relationships, dependencies, technologies, benefits, features, and other concepts that tie solutions to problems

+ The proven ability to own one or more sections of a proposal across a diverse range of topics

+ The proven ability to write, review, direct, and craft proposal sections regardless of the discipline, technology, or requirements of those sections

+ The instincts necessary to provide direction to sometimes inexperienced proposal staff.

+ Clearance Required: Secret

Desired Skills:

+ Exp with Agile,Scrum or DevOPs

+ PMI cert

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $200,000.00 – USD $275,000.00 /Yr.

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Location US-Remote

ID 2024-4107

Category Project/Program Management

Position Type Full-Time

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Job Posting: JC259791302

Posted On: May 12, 2024

Updated On: Jun 14, 2024

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