Principal Systems Architect

Herndon, VA
Jun 07, 2021
Jun 14, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

A Sparks Group Partner is seeking a Principal Systems Architect to support them in improving their internal architecture as well as expand and scale their systems. This person will manage the requirements and design of new features as they are integrated into the company's products. Work from home flexibility (partial) in this role. If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


  • Set a strong technical direction for team members and project management ensuring requirements are met
  • Lead efforts to identify requirements, design new capabilities, and model/optimize current systems
  • Advise product/program leaders on possible technology insertion to improve performance, effectiveness, and efficiency; identify long-term issues
  • Evaluate recommendations relating to architectural direction
  • Strong hands-on contributions to systems implementation

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience as a Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, System Architect, Cloud Engineer, or other similar experience
  • Extensive experience with imagery or other geoInt systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of AI/ML based techniques and products
  • Systems engineering experience defining and documenting system concepts of operations and documenting functional and performance requirements
  • Extensive experience with AWS cloud technologies
  • Due to government requirement, only US Citizens will be considered for this role

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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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