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Job ID: 1926736
Location: MILLINGTON, TN, United States
Date Posted: Dec 20, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Info Architect
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description



Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) currently has an opening for a System Architect supporting the PDSS team in Millington, TN. This is a direct backfill for a fulltime position to support the Navy Personnel Command for program support of the EMPRS and BUPERS On-line systems. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Candidate will interface with end-users, system engineers and database administrators on a regular basis so interpersonal skills are required. Candidate will have analysis skills to solve problems, ability to anticipate and meet customer needs, and to have extensive planning skills for projects.


  • Design, develop, and integrate complex system changes
  • Research and recommend software tools and subsystems to support NPC domain analyses
  • Provide guidance and architectural input to AGILE development and SDLC teams
  • Provide project plans and track execution as required
  • Staying abreast of the latest industry technologies and trends   
  • Work with software and hardware vendors to develop customer solutions
  • Work with production teams and provide guidance for the installation of new technologies
  • Provide customer with parts lists of required hardware and software, down to the individual component level
  • Develop and maintain system diagrams with supporting documentation as required
  • Work with the IA team to harden system architectures and the applications they support
  • Support the customer requests for special pilot and research projects as required
  • Support the requirement for COOP/ Disaster Recovery capability


Skills & Experience

  • 10 years' Windows systems administration to include Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, IIS, and GPO
  • 10 years' experience in IPv4, routers, firewalls, LAN switches, VPN's, and WAN/LAN/MAN connections required
  • 10 years' experience designing and tracking complex system changes
  • Working knowledge of Citrix, IPv6, and SAN technologies to include S2D desired
  • Experience with virtualization technologies to include VMware and Hyper-V
  • Experience with meeting COOP and storage requirements
  • 5 years' experience as system architect on projects with at least 10 programmers required
  • Understanding of TOGAF and DoDAF Architecture frameworks
  • Understanding of DoD STIGs and NMCI eDMZ architecture
  • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Security+
  • CISA (Certified Information System Auditor)
  • CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional)
Clearance Requirement:

This position requires a self-motivated, professional individual with demonstrated progressive experience designing and implementing systems architectures to include:

Typical Education & Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of experience, or an Associate’s degree with 12+ years of experience.

*Pre-Hire* Information Security Certification

Prior to the hire date, the candidate must possess at least one of the following Information Security certifications:

*Post-Hire* Professional Certification

Within six (6) months of hire date, the candidate must either obtain a commercial computing environment certification or a computing environment training certificate.

This position requires a background check and that the candidate currently be and remain eligible for a SECRET clearance. Inability to obtain and maintain a successful background check will result in candidate being ineligible for this position. U.S. Citizenship is required in order to obtain the required clearance.

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Desired Certifications 



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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