Expert Systems Architect

Springfield, Virginia
Aug 20, 2020
Sep 25, 2020
Full Time
Expert Systems Architect

Springfield, VAJoin our Talent Network

NJVC is currently seeking aExpert Systems Architect to design and develop software applications for a cleared program in Springfield, Virginia. TheExpert Systems Architect will guide Mid-Level and Junior-level system architects in the design and development of solutions for complex applications problems, API design, data services, platform services, cloud services and infrastructure services to meet user requirements and align to strategic goals and the Enterprise Architecture..

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide guidance on architecture design to ensure enterprise implementation.
  • Plan the system design, system administration, and oversee development of Foundation GEOINT systems which are largely enterprise Geographic Information Systems.
  • Advise in the management and direction of services to develop, install, configure, integrate, and maintain a common GIS platform for Foundation GEOINT production.
  • Provide guidance on architecture design to ensure enterprise implementation.
  • Administer all present engineering processes and provide architectural support to software development efforts.
  • Ensure scalable solutions for cloud implementation.
  • Provide high level architecture design documentation.
  • Prepare efficient designs/DoDAF views with options to management.
  • Identify industry and NGA standards and create IPF unique standards for open architecture, service centric architecture, service oriented architecture, and cloud architecture for inclusion in IPF RFPs, existing contracts, and government development efforts.
  • Provide engineering evaluations of development utilities and components.
  • Convert project specifications and procedures to detailed logical flow charts.
  • Interface with customers to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
  • Ensure Foundation GEOINT in 3D (FG3D) is properly integrated with Enterprise Requirements Management (ERM) at NGA.
  • Perform the full lifecycle of engineering support including but not limited to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability analysis, resiliency analysis, development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability analysis, and decommissioning.
  • Provide engineering support for requirements across the NSG and ASG.
  • Lead the planning, documenting, analysis, and traceability of user requirements and architectures.
  • Conduct Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.
  • Assist the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management, and interface design.
  • Support RFP development and generate engineering documentation for RFPs.
  • Provide proposal evaluation support as requested by the government.
  • Provide architectural support.
  • Identify industry and NGA standards and create IPF unique standards for open architecture, service centric architecture, service oriented architecture, and cloud architecture for inclusion in IPF RFPs, existing contracts, and government development efforts.
  • Brief assigned activities as required.
  • Work cross project with other IPF projects to facilitate transition from concept to development to sustainment to decommissioning.
  • Work across NGA, NSG, and ASG partners to include but not limited to NGA/IPF, NGA/SF, NGA/R, NGA/TD, NGA/TA, DoD, FAA, and foreign partners, to provide engineering support to advance the Foundation GEOINT mission.
  • Support IPF leadership priorities and guidance.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Master's degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Geodetic Sciences, or related STEM degree and 5 years demonstrated experience in 3D modeling and simulation. A degree in Systems Engineering, Project Management, or similar non-technical field does not satisfy this requirement.
  • Expert-level demonstrated experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, Data Architecture, Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), or Intelligence Community's (IC) Program Architecture Guidance (PAG).
  • 10 years of demonstrated experience with web and cloud services utilizing Amazon Web Service (AWS) with Amazon Snowballs and Data Transfers across enterprises.
  • Expert-level demonstrated experience designing/developing Relational Databases Systems and deploying on Oracle and AWS storage as implemented in NGA with at least 5 of those years of experience coming from designing, developing, and deploying on AWS.
  • 14 years of demonstrated experience using Agile development methodologies.
  • TS/SCI Clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it

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