Sr. Cloud Solutions Architect Impact Fellow
Application closes on April 3rd, 2023 at 12:00pm ET.
Washington D.C. – Full-Time, Remote capable with quarterly travel to Washington, D.C.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The FAS Day One Talent Hub is seeking a fellow for a one (1) year term (with potential opportunity to extend) to join the Office of Job Corps (OJC), which is within the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment Training Administration (ETA). Currently, OJC’s technology foundation revolves around a 24/7 student service model, supporting Job Corps centers around the country. The Impact Fellow will have the unique opportunity to review OJC’s full stack to lead OJC’s business and technology Cloud ecosystem migration strategy with the ultimate goal of implementing a FEDRamp solution that supports the 24/7 student service model. As part of this effort, the Impact Fellow will collaborate across OJC and DOL’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).
Current federal employees are not eligible for this position.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Steer OJC’s strategy that will include acquiring, creating, and migrating OJC’s 24/7 student service technology solutions to a Cloud based ecosystem. This Cloud-based ecosystem will house:
- All business and technology solutions;
- A self-contained health care system;
- A variety of trade specific training environments; and
- An ecosystem covering full-scale residential services (food, security, etc.).
- Define and oversee the progress of agile based modernization projects to improve business operations and technology.
- Work collaboratively with OCIO to make project priority recommendations to OJC.
- Work with OJC and OCIO leadership to devise and execute an appropriate staffing structure to support the IT operations
- Coach project managers, interact with stakeholders and report progress to executive managers.
- Interview senior OJC and OCIO managers to understand obstacles/challenges, understand OJC’s vision, and construct a strategy that considers all stakeholders’ input.
- Research solutions that best suit OJC’s modernized vision.
- Consume artifacts to understand OJC’s current business processes, need for a health care system, data, technologies, and environment – including all outstanding business needs and performance gaps.
- Draft a comprehensive and actionable strategy that accounts for OJC’s technological needs.
- Translate complex concepts, risks, and recommendations into concise, plain language for all stakeholder groups.
- Align solution recommendations to the OJC’s priorities, future vision while addressing pain points and performance gaps.
- Interact with OJC and OCIO project team leads, stakeholders groups, and executive management for progress updates.
YOUR BACKGROUND AND ABILITIES
The Talent Hub team and its agency partners at OJC is seeking an energetic and accomplished individual with experience in successfully orchestrating high visibility programs. Strong candidates should have some of the following experience and qualifications:
- Background in architecting large scale ecosystems with business, data, and technology solutions.
- Subject matter expertise in balancing the management of multiple projects for a high visibility government program. Be able to lead and collaborate in an entrepreneurial culture, navigate unique challenges, and achieve results.
- Ability to clearly and concisely present program and risk summaries, recommendations, and program/project status to a variety of stakeholder groups.
- Have successfully led programs that integrate and/or migrate business and technology solutions to the Cloud.
- Have a commitment to public service, diversity, equity, and inclusion and pursue it within the mission of the Day One Project and OJC.
- Have United States citizenship.
EDUCATION & OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Unfortunately, FAS is unable to consider current federal employees for the FAS Impact Fellowship. Master’s degree preferred but can be offset by successful, real-world experience.
This fellowship will provide a salary for the entirety of the fellowship duration at an annual rate of $180,000 per year. The Impact Fellow will receive additional compensation $2,000 per month to account for health and living expenses. Additional information about the Fellowship can be found in our FAQ.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please submit your interest here. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Early submission will ensure your application receives full consideration.
ABOUT IMPACT FELLOWSHIPS
The FAS Impact Fellowship is a selective fellowship program that supports the development and placement of emerging scientific and technical talent within high-impact roles across the federal government. From education to clean energy, immigration, wildfire resilience, national security, and fair housing, Impact Fellows are serving across a variety of federal agencies in roles that augment existing government teams as they confront some of the greatest scientific and social challenges of our time.