Lead Enterprise Architect

Arlington, VA

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Lead Enterprise Architect to join our growing team in support of a Federal customer. The Lead EA will be responsible for analysis and documentation of current state architecture with prioritization of details necessary to inform decision making for enterprise-level solutions. Decisions may include the modernization of legacy applications to standard platforms, migration of stand-alone systems to core data centers, or nomination of enterprise standards for key functions. The EA is expected to collaborate with experts of other disciplines in building and communicating a recommendation to the team and to the client organization. EAs are often deployed in small teams and may be asked to pivot between business, technical, and data architecture analyses.

Skills & Requirements

  • Develop operating policies, guidelines, and standards for the planning, development, integration, implementation, and evaluation of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) systems and subsystems that meet overall information needs of multiple organizational units.
  • Partner with complementary processes of portfolio management, capital planning, acquisition, and organizational change management to affect sustainable modernization of an IT environment.
  • Serve as experts on the application of system architecture modeling tools in the architectural planning process necessary to integrating ICT programs with other programs of equivalent scope and complexity.
  • Possess working knowledge of Federal policies related to cloud migration, data center consolidation, disaster recovery, and shared services.
  • Analyze statutory requirements against existing directives to assess the degree of change necessary to comply with the new requirements.
  • Coordinate comments on revised directives as part of the review process and incorporate comments or resolve issues into the final directive.


  • BS degree required 


  • Arlington, VA


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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