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Sr. Systems Architect 2020-R-108

Chantilly, VA · Government/Military
Join ICES on a contract impacting national security as Sr. Systems Architect. These positions are located in Chantilly, VA. All positions require an active/current TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to pass an additional polygraph as needed.
 
As a Sr. Systems Architect, specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Duties
  • Working across multiple Directorates and Offices to identify and define future space capability needs
  • Frequent interaction with government, SETA, FFRDC, and external stakeholders
  • Identifying and defining future space capability needs
  • Identifying key architecture and system level trades
  • Developing strategies in support of IC and Department of Defense (DoD) architectures
  • Assessing the performance of current and future architecture concepts
  • Providing technical and programmatic guidance to the architecture and system level requirements process
  • Developing architecture models to capture the holistic view of the enterprise
  • Preparing briefings for senior decision makers
 
 Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline with at least 14 years of relevant experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Strong technical fundamentals in IC space collectors, command and control, mission control, and mission processing
  • Experience with use of architecting to support senior level enterprise decision making
  • Proven experience/familiarity with architecture tools
  • Proven experience with the use of architecting across IC
  • Architecture domain understanding from a holistic enterprise perspective
  • Ability to recommend space enterprise architecture tradeoffs, impacts, and advancement
  • Experience in development and use of modeling for architecture solutions
  • Understanding of core systems engineering and analysis disciplines and processes
  • Experience with lifecycle readiness from System Requirements Review through system decommissioning
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forums
Desired Qualifications: 
  • Advanced degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline
  • Experience with IC customer’s Request for Change (RFC) process and the Engineering Review Board process
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF)
  • Knowledge of Unified Architecture Framework (UAF)
  • Experience in Cameo, Rhapsody, and SysML applications
  • Prior US military and/or IC customer experience
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