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Senior Systems Architect

Job ID: 215717
Location: AUSTIN, TX, United States
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2021
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
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Job Description

Description

Join a winning team! SAIC’s Defense System Group is seeking engineers to support the modernization of the US Army. SAIC is a strong company providing opportunities for energetic individuals with a strong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing their responsibilities. This Army Futures Command (AFC) position is in Austin, TX.

Job Summary:

SAIC has an opening for a motivated, career, and customer oriented Senior Systems Architect to provide Systems and Operational Architecture support. We are supporting the architecting, analysis, and systems engineering solutions at the Enterprise level. This work establishes the modernization of future integrated systems across the Army. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify and align requirements, derive system architecture and functional design, and identify associated risks to ensure products meet Army requirements
  • Apply AFC (Army Futures Command) strategy and architecture needed to support decision making
  • Consolidate current and planned system architectures
  • Develop architecture models to capture the holistic view of the enterprise
  • Identify and define future capability and interoperability needs while working across multiple Offices and Organizations
  • Identify critical architecture and system level trades
  • Maintain data dictionary and data lineage across architecture components

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline and eighteen (18) years or more experience;OR Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; OR PHD and fifteen (15) years or more experience
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Familiarization with the US Army’s staff operating procedures and the Military Decision Making Process
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) for interaction with customer and Headquarter staff
  • 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), and Business Process Modeling and Notation (BPMN).
  • Proven experience with technical fundamentals in an existing Army program (e.g., ground vehicles, air, missile defense, soldier systems).
  • Expert-level proficiency with use of architecture tool(s) to support senior level enterprise decision making
  • Architecture domain understanding from a holistic enterprise perspective
  • Ability to recommend enterprise architecture tradeoffs, impacts, and advancement
  • Proven experience in the development and use of modeling for architecture solutions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Customer-focused and capable of representing the customer in community forums

Desired Qualifications

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



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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