Technical SME - Cloud Engineering and Application Development

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 4 months ago(5/28/2021 10:59 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
*Technical Consulting


Acuity, Inc. seeks to hire a dynamic, self-motivated Technical SME for our Technology Solutions Group (TSG) to help drive business strategy by delivering high-quality insights and technical leadership in cloud engineering, application development, and DevSecOps solutions. Your expertise will provide in-depth knowledge and thought leadership across multiple technologies supporting Acuity’s Cloud and Application Development capabilities services and solutions.

The Technical SME serves as an integral part of our fast-paced, growing environment by leading multi-disciplined engineering teams in the proposal, design, development, and delivery of superior technical solutions. S/he serves as the key interface between our TSG, proposal team, and project delivery teams. The Technical SME is a decision-maker, mentor, and motivator responsible for ensuring all technical performance, cost, and schedule goals on the program are met.


Cloud Engineering & Solutioning

  • Provide technical direction in the use of Agile and DevOps methodologies and practices.
  • Lead and participate in technical and staffing recommendations for proposal development.
  • Act as an advisor to top management and customers on advanced technical studies and applications.
  • Use metrics, earned value, and other techniques to measure and control system development efforts and recommending organizational process improvements.
  • Interfacing with other activities as required to direct and perform tasks.
  • Ensure system architecture and related documentation are developed according to project standards.
  • Identify and manage program technical risks.
  • Develops IT project business case.


 Technical Management

  • Diagnose, isolate, and resolve advanced problems on new and existing cloud infrastructures.
  • Provide leadership for operating performance.
  • Evaluate operational processes and procedures, and develop strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations.
  • Collaborate, coordinate, and communicate effectively with corporate support functions.


Business Development

  • Actively participate in capture and proposal efforts, working closely with Capture and Operations.
  • Develop company presentations and present capabilities to prospective customers.
  • Attend market-facing events, identify and participate in speaking opportunities at industry events.
  • Able to prioritize and manage several projects and priorities simultaneously with the ability to be hands-on and strategic.
  • Apply technology to meet customer business needs and to shape solutions specific to customer requirements.
  • Prioritize professional services that will benefit the company, and impact key business metrics.
  • Ensure excellent customer relations, as well as engage in high-priority interactions with clients.  
  • Manage customer relationships and communicate opportunities and issues to leadership.
  • Able to connect business development activities with other teammates to maximize the ability to deliver solutions.
  • Assist in developing and briefing bid/no-bid recommendations and assist in developing pursuit and capture strategies for new business opportunities; build business cases for advancing opportunities via comprehensive gate reviews. 
  • Perform market research evaluating trends and new solutions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, Master’s strongly preferred.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in cloud environments (i.e., AWS, Azure, Google).
  • At least two (2) years of experience writing technical documents.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in leading development and multiple software development project teams.
  • Strong familiarity with delivery frameworks (i.e., Agile, DevOps, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Demonstrated Scrum Master/Development Team Lead experience with Agile development methodologies (i.e., Scrum, Kanban, or SAFe) on actual multiple project/program engagements required.
  • Holds one of the following Agile certifications (i.e., CSM, PMI-ACP, SAFe, etc.).
  • Federal Government contracting experience.


Leadership Attributes

  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, outstanding oral and written communications, proactive, innovative, disciplined, team-builder, motivator, closer.
  • Responsive, fast-paced decision-maker who is highly driven to achieve business expectations.
  • Results-oriented driven by personal and team accountability.
  • A fact-based management style aggressively addressing business and customer’s tactical issues and strategic needs.
  • Maintains transparent, performance-based communications with leadership.
  • Strong influencing skills to work with partners and operations staff to offer the right resources and solutions to the customer.


  • US Citizenship is required, and the ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust suitability.


About Acuity, Inc.:

Acuity, Inc. is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture awards.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


 #cb #mon


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed