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Senior Technology Advisor/Architect

Job ID: 199201
Location: SHAW AFB, SC, United States
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Enterprise Architect
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

Join SAIC’s Information Technology (IT) Support Services Team in the Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) of the US Air Forces Central Command (USAFCENT) Communications Directorate (A6). This opportunity places you at the tip of the spear for Engineering, Operations and Maintenance, Cyber Security, and Defensive Cyber Operations supporting the warfighter in the Southwest Asia area.

 

 

USAFCENT is the air component of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), a regional unified command. USAFCENT, in concert with its coalition, joint and interagency partners, delivers decisive air and space power on behalf of USCENTCOM for the security and stability of the Southwest Asia (SWA) region. The USAFCENT NOSC delivers cyberspace command and control (C2) superiority to the warfighter by engineering, implementing, securing, managing, operating and maintaining USAFCENT’s Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet), Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPRNet), USCENTCOM Partner Networks (CPN-X), and associated C2 networks, systems and services.

 

 The USAFCENT NOSC executes the full-spectrum of IT services management and operations for USAFCENT networks 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week (24/7); and is tasked by USCENTCOM to provide Information Assurance (IA) boundary intrusion detection and intrusion prevention for USCENTCOM components. Comprised of NOSC operations, operations support, cybersecurity, network engineering, and command support functions, the USAFCENT NOSC plans, engineers, installs, integrates, operates and maintains, protects and manages enterprise-wide network and systems architecture, infrastructure and services; and provides enterprise-level oversight to its subordinate and supported communications support activities.

 

Candidates will be working at Shaw AFB, SC and/or Lackland AFB, TX.  Frequent temporary duty (TDY) and/or deployment travel to OCONUS locations in the USCENTCOM AOR is required to support sustainment, site surveys, installations, upgrades, integration, testing, troubleshooting and other mission-related requirements.

 

The candidate selected for this position will work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious, apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts, contribute to the development of new principles and concepts, participate in the establishment of strategic plans and objectives with senior managers, recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensure effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives.

 

The Senior Technology Advisor/Architect:

  • Provides enterprise architecture expertise to translate an enterprise’s strategy into a future enterprise architecture and a transition plan (i.e. roadmap) to achieve that future state. 
  • Uses multi-disciplinary techniques, for example: business process decomposition and redesign, information engineering, organizational redesign, change management, IT strategy and architecture, and performance measurement, to assist in enterprise business transformation and EA implementation. 

  • Interacts at a variety of points within the enterprise’s governance process to assist in implementation of the transition plan, to include organizational strategy development, capital planning and investment control, portfolio and project management, systems development, and operations. 

  • Designs, develops, and maintains current and future views and data describing the enterprise architecture. 

  • Researches and advises on the selection of technologies to include within the enterprise architecture. 

  • Provides analyses of potential changes to the EA. 

  • Conducts reviews and analyses of architectures to ensure compliance with EA policy.

  • Provides oversight for the development and maintenance of quality programs, systems, processes and procedures to ensure EA policy compliance or to improve the EA.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with subject matter expert and other architects to reflect reengineered business processes into the EA.

  • Defines, develops, and provides expertise and guidance on EA processes, policies, roles and responsibilities.

  • Has experience and expertise in the application of one or more common EA frameworks, such as FEAC, TOGAF, or DoDAF, as well as with common EA tools such as ARIS. 

  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product.

  • Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs.  Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.

Specific duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the USAFCENT A6O Technical Director with developing the strategic direction, goals, objectives and implementation strategy for IT services provided throughout the countries in the USAFCENT Area of Responsibility (AOR), Southwest Asia.
  • Provide strategic guidance and technical direction across all USAFCENT A6O functional areas on network and systems engineering to develop network and systems engineering concepts and apply System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles.

  • Plans, directs and executes USAFCENT network operations projects supporting USCENTCOM contingency and wartime operations.

  • Participate in planning conferences and working groups to provide strategic IT recommendations.

  • Review technical project documentation for final draft coordination and subsequent release. Includes assisting personnel with project documentation and web site development as needed.

  • Coordinate technical visits from Air Force, other military agencies and contractors.

  • Meet with key vendors and other organizations to represent USAFCENT A6 requirements.

 

Qualifications

Master Degree and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience. In addition the follow certifications or skills are required: CISSP, Firewall, MCSE Server Infrastructure, CCNP, PMP, MCT or CITT or Military equivalent, and ITIL Foundation.



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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