Systems Engineer (Cloud), SME

Ft. Belvoir, Virginia
Oct 05, 2022
Nov 08, 2022
Full Time

Systems Engineer (Cloud), SME

Ft. Belvoir, VA

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega IT Enterprise Services (CITES) offers forward-thinking technology solutions to federal agencies and the DoD. Formed in 2016 to serve federal customers CONUS, CITES has grown quickly into a best practices leader for the modern federal enterprise.

The Systems Engineer (Cloud), SME will have extensive experience in executing the full complement of systems engineering activities from requirements definition to architecture, design, implementation, and test through deployment and operations and support, implementing the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition life cycle process through the appropriate application of laws, policies, directives, and guidance and preparing recommendations with sufficient rationale to advise executive leader decisions that enable program success. The Systems Engineer (Cloud), SME must understand requirements definition and traceability (end to end process), be able to develop technical system development life cycle documentation, and have the knowledge and skills to define key processes to support all engineering aspects of program management, requirements management, test management, interface management, and baseline management operations, including assessing and overseeing the technical requirements, architecture, design, development, implementation, and test of system solutions at the data, system, and infrastructure levels. The Systems Engineer (Cloud), SME provides expertise and guidance in planning, implementing and documenting material solutions within authorized cloud computing environments.


Work you'll do

As a Systems Engineer (Cloud), SME within our TMASS ACES team, you will:
  • Maintain technical proficiency and experience referencing Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP), Cloud Access Point (CAP), and other cloud computing technical issues and impacts associated with cloud services
  • Lead and conduct requirements traceability and analysis, architecture (system, data, technical) design, development, verification and validation, deployment, change management, and transition activities by applying a broad and deep set of engineering expertise
  • Ensure compliance with DoD and Army architectures and acquisition policies addressed in DoD 5000 and 8000 series
  • Apply cloud-based data and database technologies, data standards, and best practices while adhering to applicable DoD laws, policies, directives, mandates, and guidance, including data protection of sensitive information (e.g., Personally Identifiable Information (PIII)
  • Identify data migration strategies to transition data from legacy systems and technologies to advanced enterprise-based solutionsDefine test procedures/scripts and establish associated data sets in support of integration, end-to-end, and user acceptance testing
  • Collaborate with system interface partners to define data exchanges, develop system interface agreements, develop interface design/description documents, map interfaces, and data exchanges within the system/technical/data architectures, conduct interface testing, and coordinate/synchronize program activities
  • Perform Enterprise Architecture/Business Process Reengineering activities to assist an organization in analyzing requirements and defining/designing workflows and business processes that optimize mission operations within an information technology solution
  • Lead key processes, including Requirements Management, Release Management, and Configuration Management
  • Lead systems engineering aspects of contract procurement planning, solicitation, award, and performance monitoring
  • Lead Systems Engineering Working Integrated Product Teams (WIPTs)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master's degree required
  • 16+ years of relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge and application of DoD 5000 and 8000 series and Business Enterprise Architecture
  • 10+ years of DoD systems engineering support for IT-based systems
  • 5+ years of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) support
  • Active or interim secret clearance
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief
  • Broad and deep set of engineering expertise
  • Extensive experience in aligning systems engineering activities throughout the acquisition program life cycle phases
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and communication skills
  • Strong customer service and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly respond to time-critical queries from leadership
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

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Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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