Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Application Portfolio Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 12:47 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Karsun Solutions LLC is in the business of solving problems. Since 2009 as a premier consulting services company with a culture of innovation, Karsun offers a portfolio of Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Karsun’s list of strong clientele includes U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. General Services Administration, and the Federal Aviation Administration. Karsun combines years of institutional knowledge with a deep commitment to customer relationships, on every project.


    The application portfolio architect will work across multiple portfolio areas within FAA to support the strategic partnership between business and IT to reduce the size and complexity of the application portfolio, while increasing its strategic relevance and technical viability for the business.

    • Understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
    • Monitor the current-state solution portfolio to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the application, or misalignment with business requirements.
    • Collaborate and deliver the implementation of a solutions architecture across a group of specific business applications or technologies based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements.
    • Works with business partners to conduct business capability assessments and identify opportunities to improve.
    • Explore opportunities to consolidate duplicative functionalities (technologies or business functions).
    • Champion the creation of reusable integration components that will reduce the total cost of ownership of technologies and enable speed to delivery.
    • Research application architecture trends and propose opportunities to leverage trends to achieve organizational goals.


    Required Skills:

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Excellent analytical and technical skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills
    • In-Depth understanding of all components of an enterprise architecture
    • Ability to communicate, influence and persuade peers
    • Ability to understand the long-term ('big picture') and short-term perspectives of situations
    •  Ability to translate future-state business capabilities and requirements into Solutions Architecture requirements


    • Requires a Bachelors Degree in engineering, math and/or science and a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience for Information Technology Systems Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, or Network Analysis/Design/Test, any combination of degree and relevant experience will be considered if the relevant experience requirement is satisfied.


    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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