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Chief Systems Architect

Job ID: 218298
Location: WARREN, MI, United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 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 located in Warren, MI.

This opportunity is contingent upon contract award in the Summer of 2021.

Job Summary: SAIC has an opening for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) systems engineer, with experience in enterprise level systems architecture, to provide Systems Engineering technical services. The customer organization we support provides the enterprise architecting, analysis, and systems engineering solutions that will determine the future integrated systems.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Developing architectural framework using Unified Architecture Framework (UAF) for a large enterprise
  • Leading a systems engineering team in collaboration and approval of engineering products through engineering reviews and engineering milestone events
  • Working across multiple Offices and Organizations to identify and define needs
  • Identifying and defining future capability and interoperability needs
  • Identifying key architecture and system level trades
  • Developing strategies in support of Department of Defense (DoD) architectures
  • Assessing the performance of current and future architecture concepts
  • Providing technical and programmatic guidance to the architecture and system level requirements process
  • Develop architecture models to capture the holistic view of the enterprise
  • Preparing briefings for senior decision makers

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) Degree, Bachelors and eigtheen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and fifteen (15) years or more experience
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Proven experience with technical fundamentals in existing Army program (e.g. ground vehicles, air, missile defense, soldier systems)
  • Expert-level proficiency with use of architecting to support senior level enterprise decision making
  • Expert-level proficiency with architecture tools
  • Architecture domain understanding from a holistic enterprise perspective
  • Ability to recommend enterprise architecture tradeoffs, impacts, and advancement
  • Proven experience in development and use of modeling for architecture solutions
  • Expert-level understanding of core systems engineering and analysis disciplines and processes
  • Experience with lifecycle readiness from System Requirements Review through system decommissioning
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of the Request for Change (RFC) process and the Engineering Review Board process
  • Certified Architect (e.g. DoDAF, TOGAF, UAF, MODAF, Zachman)
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF)
  • Knowledge of Unified Architecture Framework (UAF)
  • Experience in Cameo / No Magic product
  • Prior experience in support of the US Army



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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