ARMA-Global is currently pursuing a qualified candidate to serve as Chief Engineer over a team of IT Systems Engineers to support the Design, Development, Engineering, Integration, Testing and Implementation and Sustainment of critical technologies for our customers.
As the Chief Systems Engineer the candidate report directly to the Task Order Lead (TOL) and will work closely with a team of dedicated multi-disciplined professionals in supporting customer mission objectives. Youll be responsible for working with coworkers, partners, stakeholders and customer representatives to create effective solutions, providing support to organizational Development & Engineering projects to deliver next-generation technologies across a wide-range of services and emerging capabilities, culminating in the delivery of unparalleled sustainment of services that enhance customer mission effectiveness.
In this role you will:
Ensure the presence of a System of Systems engineering approach that makes success possible – tools, techniques, methods, knowledge, standards, principles, and concepts
Assist Program Management and Project Managers in analyzing and managing complexity and risk
Mentor and advise subordinate personnel
Be at the heart of creating successful new systems; responsible for the system of systems concept, architecture, and design
Analyze and manage complexity and risk
Be responsible for managing risk, decomposing requirements, integrating software and hardware, verification and validation processes, and project leadership
Support the migration of legacy on-premises services leveraging established and well-accepted design patterns
Commit to staying abreast of both emerging technologies and evolving customer goals and objectives
Engage with stakeholders and supporting teams, ensuring customer expectations, satisfaction, risks and cost is managed
Guide Development, Integration, Testing and sustainment activities to increase service availability, resilience, and readiness
Adhere to standards, policies, protocols, procedures and best practices that embody a “Best of Breed” Engineer
Participate in architectural and design discussions
Participating in strategic engagements and events, as required
Brief stakeholders on planned and active projects and activities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires mastery of basic systems engineering principles, including transdisciplinary and integrative approaches
The ability to integrate IT systems into a comprehensive ecosystem of interdependent capabilities and the ability to understand how the dependencies impact systems within the ecosystem
Extensive experience and working knowledge of one or more operating systems
Extensive experience with automated testing, including Unit, Regression, Performance and Load Testing
Familiarity with automation frameworks (e.g., Ansible, Chef, etc.)
Extensive background in Networking technologies
Excellent communication skills
Exhibit patience and understanding when working with customers
Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership
In depth understanding of DoDAF 2.0 Architectures
Model Based Systems Engineering experience highly desired
General understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), to include extensive experience with at least one programming language and/or scripting language
General understanding of basic cloud principles
Extensive knowledge of Project Management Principles
Basic understanding of Agile Frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
Must have a SECRET clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI (TS/SCI)
Work environment is administrative office
Education, Certification and Experience Requirements:
BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and technical experience
20+ years of progressive IT, Software and/or Systems Engineering in the DoD and/or Commercial industries
The candidate shall have an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect Associate or Professional certification
INCOSE Certified Systems Engineer Professional (CSEP) certification highly desired. But, can be waived for up to 6 months after hire for the right candidate.
Obtaining INCOSE CSEP certification is a condition of continued employment beyond waived period.
8570.01M IAM Level-2 certification required
CISCO CCNA certifications highly desired
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.