Job DescriptionPeraton is looking for a Chief Architect to join our talented team in Annapolis Junction, MD. The ideal candidate shall provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology for a program that is contingent upon award. He/she shall analyze user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications. Key Responsibilities: * Analyze system requirements and lead design and development activities * Incorporate new plans, design and systems into ongoing operations * Develop technical documentation * Develop system Architecture and system design documentation * Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans * Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) * Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components * Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination * Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations * Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis * Implement comprehensive SOA solutions * Implement operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards Required Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree * 12-15+ years of experience as a System Engineer in a program or similar scopy and complexity is required * An active TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly is required * Experience with Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) and Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) Desired Qualifications * DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes) We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.