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Senior Systems Architect

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Job ID: 2302748
Location: FORT EUSTIS, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Architect at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, VA to provide Operational Architecture support as it aligns to Army Futures Command (AFC) in direct support to the Futures and Concepts Command (FCC) team. We are supporting the architecting and analysis of Army Operational concepts at the Enterprise level to modernization of future organization and operation across the Army. 


  • Understand and be able to support the development, the review of developed views and provide guidance and direction to Operational architects as the Senior Systems Architect.
  • Provide Direct support to the Architect Division Chief and their designated representatives through responsive execution and deliberate communication.
  • Identify requirements to develop appropriate system and operational architecture views and functional design, which aligns system to system association and identifies the associated risks restricting system to system operations to ensure products meet Army requirements
  • Apply strategy and develop architecture which supports senior leader decision making, FCC’s Operational views and AFC’s system views in a collaborative manner
  • Consolidate current and planned system and operational architectures as they relate to a baseline of existing architecture views to expand modernization of the Army
  • Develop architecture models to capture the holistic view of the enterprise through both DoDAF and UAF artifacts as desired by Joint Modernization Command (JMC) FCC,and AFC
  • Identify and define future capability and interoperability needs while working across the multiple Centers of Excellence, Combat Directorates and Cross Functional Teams throughout the Army
  • Identify critical architecture and system level trades offs, cross domain solutions and future efforts to streamline and advance interoperability, Artificial intelligence, in Support of Multii-Domain Operations.
  • Maintain data dictionary and data lineage across architecture components to support growing architectural needs



  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; additional experience accepted in lieu of degree 
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of architecture products across the span of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), to include Project Views, Capability Views, Operational Views, System/Service Views, Standard Views and Data and Information Views
  • Familiar with and able to develop architecture artifacts using common modelling standards and languages (e.g. Unified Profile for MODAF and DoDAF (UPDM) Unified Modeling Language (UML), Systems Modelling Language (SysML), Business Process Modeling and Notation (BPMN) and the Unified Architecture Framework (UAF)
  • Familiar with and able to develop architecture artifacts using MagicDraw or Cameo System Architect
  • Familiar with the use and proliferation of Cameo Collaborator
  • Proven experience with technical fundamentals in an existing Army program (e.g., ground vehicles, air, missile defense, soldier systems)
  • Proven experience in the development and use of modeling for architecture solutions
  • Familiarization with the US Army’s staff operating procedures and the Military Decision Making Process


  • Advanced degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline
  • Certified Architect (e.g. DoDAF, TOGAF, UAF, MODAF, Zachman, CSEP)
  • Enhanced Experience in using Cameo EA/MagicDraw or similar Enterprise Architecture Tool sets.


  • Must have an Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Must be a current US Citizen

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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