Highlight Technologies

Lead OBIEE Systems Architect

Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington


We are seeking a full-time remote Lead Systems Architect to support our General Services Administration (GSA) Contract Team. This role will lead technical efforts to modernize data analytics and business intelligence (BI) capabilities for data scientists, business users, and external customers across many domains. The work aims to modernize legacy systems, provide shared services, and help implement GSA’s plans in support of the Federal Data Strategy for several mission critical systems.


About Agency

GSA is looking to deliver the best customer experience and value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to the government and the American people. The General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Government-wide Policy’s (OGP) strategic direction is to ensure that government-wide policies encourage agencies to develop and utilize the best, most cost-effective management practices for the conduct of their specific programs. GSA IT supports GSA organizations and customers through developing, deploying, and maintaining best value, innovative, effective, accurate, and timely IT solutions through collaborative relationships between national and regional offices, and data and information made available to internal and external stakeholders.


  • Work with agency leadership and other stakeholders to facilitate architectural vision, strategy, governance, and roadmap for legacy modernization and maintenance of data analytics systems.
  • Oversee and implement the enterprise architecture and systems engineering lifecycles for several systems, including requirements, analysis, design, and feasibility.
  • Ensure SDLC and Federal Data Lifecycle tasks and deliverables are completed in accordance with quality, time, budget, and other constraints.
  • Manage teammates to ensure analytics capabilities and user experience are maintained and enhanced in a collaborative, systematic, and Agile manner.
  • Interface with enterprise architecture, infrastructure, operations, and security teams to maintain and enhance analytics and BI user experiences.


  • Public Trust eligibility.
  • Ten (10) years of progressively difficult experience in systems analysis and programming. Six (6) years of experience being responsible for a databases and environments, and for the logical and physical database design aspects.
  • Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Expertise in Oracle (OBIEE), SAP Business Objects and Data Services, PostgreSQL, MicroStrategy, or IBM environments.
  • Subject matter expertise with logical data warehouse and database design, operation, and optimization to include Extract, Transfer, Load (ETL), API management, and database administration.
  • Knowledge and experience working on DevOps teams.
  • Knowledge of Federal Data Lifecycle, NIST Big Data Reference Architecture, or other data focused standards.
  • Experience working on CMMI Level 3 or ISO 9001 compliant projects.
  • Experience working on projects to consolidate contracts or environments as part of a larger strategy.
  • Experience working within TOGAF, Zachmann, FEAF, or other architectural certifications and frameworks preferred.
  • Experience working within GSA preferred.

About Highlight

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT, and Mission Solution services to our federal government customers. Our team knows the technology; we understand how our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices to deliver high-quality, end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


Since our inception, Highlight has had an employee-first mindset. Our mission is to provide employees with rewarding and impactful career opportunities. In 2021, Highlight’s founder and CEO, Rebecca Andino, implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan to embody and expand our culture of transparency, teamwork and rewarding the work of our employees. By becoming an ESOP, our employee-owners share in the success of the company through their ownership stake. To learn more about ESOPS, check out: www.esopinfo.org


We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics. Our team is dedicated to foster diversity within our teams to promote creativity, innovation, and teamwork to deliver the best solutions for our customers.




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