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Systems Engineer, Senior Principal

Chenega MIOS
Arlington, Virginia
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Systems Engineer, Senior Principal

Arlington, 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.

Chenega IT Enterprises, LLC, a Chenega company, has a challenging career opportunity in a Special Access Program that includes systems engineering and integration professional services for new technology engineering, testing, integration, and implementation.

The Systems Engineer, Senior Principal shall participate in system, network, and security requirements development and documentation processes.


Work you'll do

As a Systems Engineer, Senior Principal within our ICON team, you will:
  • Develop, test, and implement hardware, software, applications, and capabilities within the demonstration and test environments for assessment and evaluation before inclusion within the baseline ICON RA.
  • Use, to the maximum extent practicable, government-provided software and tools to perform these services, and where cost efficiencies and innovation may be achieved, incorporate other software and tools IAW IT Service Management (ITSM) methodology and principles, including reuse or integration of government-owned software, like those from Research and Development (R&D) technology insertions from mission partners.
  • Establish and facilitate periodic Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) with government and industry Subject matter experts (SMEs) to discuss implementation best practices, collect lessons learn, and continue to evolve the ICON RA to meet industry and government needs.
  • Document the information discussed, action items, and other details of the TEMs as meeting minutes or as an After-Action Report (AAR) (Deliverable 7) no later than 10 business days after the conclusion of each Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM).
  • Provide updates to lessons learned, errata, and release notes resulting from assessments and evaluations of new and updated component testing as part of the MSR and Briefing (Deliverable 15). Monthly Network Metrics.
  • Provide Asset Management and Configuration Management (CM) services to maintain technical and administrative control of the functional and physical characteristics of technology assets and provide continuous visibility into the types and numbers of assets throughout the Enterprise IT environment.
  • Identify and define the IT Configuration Items (CIS) in the system and control the change of these items throughout their lifecycle as well as report the ongoing status of CI during its life cycle.
  • Support and conduct Periodic Change Boards (PCBs) or other CM-related meetings as required by the government.
  • Manage the status accounting process, facilitate Status Review and Change Boards (SRCBs), document review board results, and follow up on action items from the CM-related meetings as required by the government.
  • Perform configuration management tasks, including the development of processes and procedures necessary to document the baseline configuration of ICON ISS and to record changes made to ICON systems IAW the change control process.
  • Baseline configurations shall include information about information system components (E.g., standard software packages installed on workstations, servers, and network components; current version numbers and patch information on Operating Systems (Oss) and applications; and configuration settings/parameters), network topology, and the logical placement of those components within the System Architecture.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • BA/BS degree required
  • 8+ years of experience
  • Certifications: Meet DoD 8140 & 8570 as required
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to handle a large, complex workload, effectively coordinate multiple resources, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluation methods and techniques.
  • Ability to handle controversial situations with tact and diplomacy.

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers 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.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

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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Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides innovative solutions for federal, DOD, and commercial customers worldwide. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, Chenega MIOS is a shared services division of Chenega Corporation. As an Alaska Native Corporation, 100% of our profits benefit our Native shareholders through preservation of culture and heritage or being reinvested in the business, truly making Chenega a “Corporation with a higher cause.” 

Chenega MIOS provides standard business services to its 20+ wholly-owned companies of Chenega Corporation and assists in managing contracts with a net value of over $600 million. Together, the companies aligned under the MIOS SBU offer a diverse range of capabilities that strengthen our capacity for shared knowledge and mission-focused service to our customers. These capabilities include but are not limited to information technology, systems engineering, records management, and staff services. 

As a 2020 Top Workplace, we are proud to be a Washington Post featured employer and are always looking for dedicated professionals in the DC Metro region. Still, our footprint reaches across the globe with work in 39 states, DC, Guam, and 11 different countries. Please find our DC Metro area positions below, and for more information on Chenega MIOS, our capabilities, and employment opportunities, please visit

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