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Technical Architect & Advisor

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Arlington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 192625 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Technical Architect & Advisor to join our team in Arlington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).


As the Technology Advisor, you will be responsible for advising clients, stakeholders, and USAID on innovative ways to apply emerging technologies, cybersecurity, and digitization opportunities across the globe. Each stakeholder country, region, and community will have unique requirements that the technology advisor will need to consider in order to help the partner do the most good. Duties include research and technology leadership to help USAID reduce digital inequality and increase access to digital tools that will help their global partner grow by utilizing a more inclusive, reliable, and secure digital ecosystem.


Federal Job Posting Language (eff. 1/24/2022)

Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Information Technology Field such as Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, etc
  • Twelve (12) years of experience as a technology expert working in the fields of technology, cybersecurity, and/or digitalization programs
  • Twelve (12) years of experience within the development field with proven capabilities and experience in a combination of the following areas:
    • Two (2) plus years of experience acting as a technical lead in designing and implementing innovative IT technology, cybersecurity, and/or digitalization capabilities
    • Two (2) plus years of experience as a technical Subject Matter Expert including technical strategic planning, oversight, and reporting
    • Two (2) plus years of experience successfully designing and helping implement innovative technology, cybersecurity, and/or digitalization for the developing world as part of international development efforts
  • Eligibility to work in the US


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills including excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with key sector stakeholders, consultants, and other counterparts at the country, regional, community, and local level.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical subjects with non-technical stakeholders and development experts
  • Navigate complex environments, including diverse cultures, and teams to deliver milestones against agreed-upon timelines
  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to help lead large teams to overcome technical challenges
  • Demonstrated experience working with the USAID, Department of State, and international Governments and international community partners
  • Graduate degree




About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.


NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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