Criterion Systems Enterprise Architect in Washington, District Of Columbia

At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the company’s most valuable assets. Are you ready to be appreciated?

Criterion Systems’ rapid growth has created the need for an Enterprise Architect located in Washington, DC.


  • Develop and maintain the NSE Enterprise Architecture (EA) focused on the OCIO supported environments.

  • Represent OCIO in various NNSA and DOE working groups with regard to EA and infrastructure related activities.

  • Prepare and submit meeting minutes; documentation of actions executed, and recommendations.

  • Monitor security guidelines and enforce security policy, model, technologies, and standards for the enterprise architects and designers.

  • Translate NNSA mission concepts and strategy to technology imperatives and designs.

  • Develop Security Reference Models (SRMs); upload into Enterprise IT repository.

  • Provide analytical oversight of both the analysis and implementation of IT system initiatives to ensure compliance with NNSA EA standards.

  • Prepare recommendations, oral and written briefings, white papers, assessment reports to NNSA executive leadership.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline.

  • Minimum of 10 years of IT experience

  • US Citizenship

  • DOE/NNSA “Q” Clearance or greater, or a Department of Defense (DOD) Top Secret Facility Clearance, with the capability to obtain a DOE/NNSA “Q” Clearance through reciprocity

Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.