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Principal Systems Architect/Data Architect (Remote)


Data Architect


Arlington, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Five Rivers Analytics (FRA), an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At FRA, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , FRA provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , FRA delivers streamline operations in support of an increasingly fast-paced, complex, and dynamic digital environment.

As a FRA employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA), Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G9 (ODCS, G9), Enterprise Architecture (EA) - Specialized Design and Compliance Support Services requires reliable and timely Information Technology (IT) services to support ODCS, G-9 directorates and the Army-wide installations enterprise. With a broad depth of capabilities that spans across the PWS task areas, Five Rivers Analytics, LLC (FRA) is a capable and technically qualified, mission-focused small business, honored to be considered for this requirement. FRA is a trusted and proven 8(a) small business (SB) through its current IT support to multiple US Army organizations.

FRA will provide specialized design services and technical analysis services for the program office supporting installation management capabilities modeling. We will provide assistance to the program office in the execution of the design and analysis services for a range of initiatives relating to ODCS, G-9 Enterprise Architecture such as;

  • Design and production of technical and business analysis products.
  • Draft substantive narrative for transformation initiatives.
  • Render technical illustrations for architecture scenarios.
  • Technical Modeling.
  • Data Modeling and Analysis.
  • Compliance Support.
  • Develop detailed recommendations for enhancing the existing architecture.
  • Include actionable steps for modernization, cloud migration, and the implementation of DevSecOps practices.
  • Provide analytical reports that outline the rationale and expected benefits of each recommendation.
  • Provide clear and well-documented deliverables for all enterprise architecture design and analysis work.
  • Deliverables will include analytical reports, architectural diagrams, narratives, outline/document process and actionable recommendations.
  • Ensure that each deliverable contributes to the overall modernization and optimization goals.

Creates programs, methodologies, and files for analyzing and presenting data. Collects or receives data from disparate sources. Assesses complex data systems and programs in support of ad-hoc and standing management or customer requests. Validates data for completeness and accuracy based on guidelines set by project stakeholders or downstream data management systems. Interfaces with data end-users and the data storage/management architecture team to ensure that systems meet business needs. Develops and executes standard or custom queries or reports to retrieve data as required. May be responsible for approving and/or establishing user access to data management systems. Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.

FRA will provide experienced personnel who will work with the ODCS, G-9 Portfolio Management & Architecture Division to assist in the Government's compliance with Federal, DoD, and Army guidance, methodologies, initiatives, and models to develop its functional domains.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop data models for business systems and capabilities, and ensure the models conform to the ERwin Metamodel Reference standard.
  • Prepare and consolidate a release plan, database schema, and data dictionary for each system, minimum annually.
  • Update and maintain the assessment database to be current with recurring releases of the data information model, minimum quarterly.
  • Perform data analysis activities for installation management capabilities and generate the required models and documentation report for each, monthly.
  • Support developing/incorporating business architecture content into IE&E Domain Capability Requirements Document (CRD) within the established time-frame.
  • Prepare and load data dictionaries for IE&E Domain business systems into the Army Enterprise Data Services Catalog (EDSC).
  • Assist the Government in completing the data architecture taskings detailed in the annual Investment Decision Memorandum (IDM).
  • Collaborate closely with Government teams, offering hands-on assistance to achieve strategic business and IT objectives.
  • Develop and implement specific strategic plans and solution options in line with the Army Business Enterprise Architecture Business and IT Strategy.
  • Deliver expert guidance and hands-on support for Enterprise Architecture tasks, including the creation of Information Papers and Briefing Charts as required.
  • Actively represent DCS G-9 Enterprise Architecture interests in meetings with the Army Office of Business Transformation, ensuring proactive engagement and implementation of strategic initiatives.
  • Knowledgeable in Compliance Guidance, compliance assertions and tools, to support annual statutory compliance requirements for all systems within the Installation Management portfolio.
  • Provide input into the Contractor Monthly Status Report (MSR), as needed.
  • Ad hoc On-Site support may be required by the government as needed for projects, meetings, and other special requirements.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in data analysis and modeling.
  • Proficiency in data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) processes, tailored for government data sources.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to extract meaningful insights from government data.
  • Familiarity with government data security and compliance requirements, including DoD cybersecurity standards.
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools and techniques to communicate findings effectively to government stakeholders.
  • Currently holds an active Secret Clearance.
  • Ability to provide Ad hoc On-Site support as required by the government as needed for projects, meetings, and other special requirements.

Desired Qualifications :

  • Expertise in DoDAF data architecture and data standards preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Five Rivers Analytics

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-8535