Principal Engineer, Systems

McLean, VA
Jan 12, 2017
May 17, 2017
Full Time
Establishes information requirements, using analytical methods, for enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems. Designs architectures that include software, hardware, and communications solutions to support the total requirements as well as provides for present and future cross- functional requirements and interfaces. Ensures architectures are in compliance with open systems standards as they apply to the client’s environment. Evaluates compatibility of information system development efforts with agency architectures and recommends adjustments, as appropriate. Evaluates analytically and systematically problems of workflow, organization, and planning and develops appropriate corrective action. May provide consulting support on complex tasks and daily supervision and direction to staff. (May include technical knowledge of workflow processes, document management systems, document imaging software, network requirements, and imaging hardware.) May provide guidance and technical supervision to more junior architects.

Education Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field

Qualifications Minimum of 8 years of experience in
a. Software/Systems architecture
b. Software requirements analysis
c. Network systems and tools
d. UML modeling
e. Understanding and supporting diverse software development life-cycles, including waterfall and agile models
f. the use of debugging tools
g. Linux and Windows environments