Solutions Architect

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Job ID 2022-2687
# of Openings


We are seeking a Technical Architect/Development Team lead to join our team. In this role, your strong analytic skills and ability to solve challenges with technology will make an impact on our government clients’ critical missions, improving millions of lives across the globe.


REI Systems provides reliable, effective, and innovative technology solutions that advance federal, state, local, and nonprofit missions. Our technologists and consultants are passionate about solving complex challenges that impact millions of lives. We take a Mindful Modernization approach in delivering our application modernization, grants management systems, government data analytics, and advisory services. Mindful Modernization is the REI Way of delivering mission impact by aligning our government customers’ strategic objectives to measurable outcomes through people, processes, and technology. Learn more at


Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022!


  • 12+ years of experience in open-source web development and in conducting research on technology solutions
  • Strong leadership and communication skills - must be able to communicate (verbally and in writing) complex technical ideas, and influence technology choices
  • Understanding of business, technical, infrastructure, and information architecture
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to keep abreast with evolving technologies
  • Deep Experience with Microservices applications architecture and in leading technical teams.
  • Experience building applications using Java, Spring boot, JSON, and JavaScript
  • Experience with Databases such as Oracle 12c, Oracle 18c, and PostgreSQL
  • Experience in front end technologies like Angular, and other front-end frameworks 
  • Ready to embrace a fast-paced work environment with deadlines and new challenges
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD pipeline and experience in Test driven and Behavior Driven development frameworks
  • Ability to thrive as a member of a highly motivated Agile team
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field with 12+ years of relevant experience
  • Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training, or experience
  • AWS architect certification is required.

Desired Skills

  • Experience delivering solutions using Agile delivery practices in a consulting environment
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Familiarity with revision control systems such as Git/Github
  • Experience enhancing the performance of high-traffic sites
  • Experince working with Containers and related technologies
  • Experience supporting federal agencies such as General Services Administration would be a plus


Work Authorization
US citizenship or Permanent Resident. Strong candidates on a work visa may be considered.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, data analytics, business intelligence, economics, statistics, or mathematics

Location:  Position is currently remote but post-pandemic may be hydrid from REI HQ, Sterling VA offices

Covid Policy Disclosure:  Should the essential functions of this position require that the employee performing this role work on-site at REI’s Sterling location the following requirements will apply:  the individual holding this position must be fully vaccinated, as defined in CDC guidance, as a condition of continued employment.  REI will consider requests to be excused from this policy whenever necessary to comply with legal requirements and will consider any requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability, religion, or other exemptions on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Employees and applicants requesting accommodations should request the accommodation in writing and should explain in detail the reasons why they are seeking an accommodation. REI will request additional information or documentation it deems necessary to inform its decision on an employee’s or applicant’s accommodation request.


REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)


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