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Job ID: 206253
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 11, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Enterprise Architect
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description




Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding, and sustaining military space systems.  SAIC supports SMC’s mission and is currently looking for System Architect to conduct research, analysis, planning, engineering, and valuation activities for the Production Corps at SMC. Tasks will include independently identify high-risk areas associated with development and production of space systems.  Research shall establish benefits, impacts, and risks associated with technical decisions in order to reduce, mitigate, and avoid negative impacts to the Mission Area programs as well as the associated users and stakeholders with a focus on process and integration improvement.  This position is located at El Segundo, CA.


Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides enterprise architecture expertise to translate an enterprise’s strategy into a future enterprise architecture (EA) and a transition plan (i.e. roadmap) to achieve that future state
  • Researches and advises on the selection of technologies to include within the EA.

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

  • Provides analyses of potential changes to the EA

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

  • Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.    

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

  • May lead and direct the work of others. 


Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelors (STEM) and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience or Masters and twelve (12) years or more of related experience
  • Clearance level: DoD Secret

  • 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

  • Participated with senior managers to establish plans and objectives

  • Ability to recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters (STEM)
  • INCOSE Certification
  • Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious
  • Acquisition Experience
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering Experience


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 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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