Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Solution Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/20/2018 3:04 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Karsun Solutions (as the prime contractor)has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Software Solutions Delivery Services (SSD)​ contract.  This is a single award IDIQ over a five year period of performance. We will be fulfilling the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Information and Technology (AIT) requirement for technical support services to assist with the implementation and continuing support of enterprise-wide software application and database development and maintenance related activities that can be broadly categorized as solution development (new systems) and enhancement and sustainment (existing systems).  


    • Lead the evaluation of business and technical requirements and identify gaps/risks.
    • Provide technical direction to the team and take ownership of delivering successful solutions in conjunction with the team.
    • Write proof-of-concept code and ensure design is adhered to by the team by continuously monitoring and validating the implementation.
    • Be ready to roll up sleeves to implement certain components of the project
    • Identify risks and mitigation plans to ensure clear communication with the stakeholders
    • Identify tasks provide effort estimate for the tasks assigned to the team
    • Direct and mentor diverse teams of resources in technical delivery aspects including design and code reviews.
    • Understand and follow ATDD and BDD design concepts
    • Highly proficient in designing REST based API’s for consumption
    • Be able to design full stack application components and provide guidance to the technical team for implementation.
    • Designing highly complex solutions with multiple applications with high transaction volumes.
    • Create System Design Document to include detail software architecture diagram, logical and physical deployment views using UML
    • Serves as the technical and technology expert supporting the crafting of the application architecture aspects of the solution, as well as supporting the implementation of the solution.
    • Make recommendations about platform and technology adoption, including database servers, application servers, libraries, and frameworks
    • Assist project managers in setting schedules for new technology adoption
    • Keep skills up to date through ongoing self-directed training
    • Recommend senior management on improvement areas
    • Help application developers to adopt new platforms through documentation, training, and mentoring

    Required Skills: 

    • Broader programming technologies such as HTML, XML, JSON, JQuery, SOAP, RESTful, AJAX, JavaScript (including modern JavaScript libraries), Java, JSP,.NET, SQL
    • 5+ years in designing and delivering solutions for the web in the capacity of an architect.
    • Knowledge of different database platforms such as Oracle, MongoDB, SQL Server and Cloud platforms, i.e., MS Azure & AWS
    • 3+ years of experience using Agile/Lean methodologies
    • Deep understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical details and ability to learn quickly


    Desired Skills:

    • Understanding of Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) concepts & methodology
    • FISMA Knowledge
    • 508 Compliance basics
    • UI/UX fundamentals
    • Demonstrated Agile (scrum) Experience
    • Ability to lead small project teams
    • Familiar with FAA organizations and staff offices
    • Able to adapt to a swiftly changing environment
    • Knowledgeable about current customer off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies



    • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Information systems, business systems, management information systems, IT Management, or other IT degree and a minimum of 15 year of relevant experience
    • Engineering, math, and/or science degrees are acceptable substitute degrees.
    • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance

    Telework options for this position may be discussed with the Program Manager after three months of solid performance on the project.


    For more information on this or any other position, chat one-on-one with our recruiters during our weekly virtual chat event every Thursday at 12:00pm EST.


    Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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