Systems Engineer - Architecture

Norfolk, VA

Posted: 11/02/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Technology / Engineering Job Number: 1230

Entrust Government Solutions has an immediate career opportunity for a Systems Engineer – Enterprise Architecture (EA). The successful candidate shall support our Senior Enterprise Architect in understanding and documenting baseline and target architectures for the Afloat IT & Communications Infrastructure - Enterprise Services domain of the Military Sealift Command. The goal will be to establish a framework for strategic planning, implementing integrated IT solutions, and maintaining compliance with DoD – Navy guidance.

The ideal candidate will provide support by aligning IT strategy, technology, and business processes by performing the following activities:

  • Constructs operational environments.
  • Documents architectural implementations.
  • Specifies technical standards.
  • Provides comprehensive definition of all aspects of system development from analysis of mission needs to verification of system performance.
  • Performs evaluation of system alternatives and assessment of risks and costs.
  • Researches and evaluates new concepts and processes to improve performance.
  • Provides recommendations for process and configuration improvements.
  • Analyzes cross-functional problem sets and resolves issues.
  • Designs and defines information technology (IT) system architecture for integration of multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications across the enterprise.
  • Determines systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security.
  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system.
  • Performs root cause analysis to Identify, analyze, and resolve program support deficiencies.
  • Develops and documents the framework for integration and implementation for changes to technical standards.
  • Assists in the development of an architecture governance process. 

Required Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizen with DoD Secret Clearance (required)
  • BS Engineering, Computer Information Systems or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work both independently and within Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Sharepoint)

Highly Desired Qualifications

  • Development of DODAF v2.02 products
  • Development of BPMN diagrams & process models
  • Proficiency with Rational System Architect
  • Proficiency with Rational DOORS and Traceline
  • Proficiency with Citrix Server Applications
  • Proficiency with MS Project & MS Access
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification
  • Greenbelt / Lean / Six Sigma Certification
  • PMI Project Management Certification

Desired Knowledge and Experience

  • Development of workflow diagrams
  • Development of Technical Data Packages
  • Value Stream / Process Mapping
  • Process Engineering & Analysis
  • Complex Systems of Systems Analysis & Decomposition
  • MDAP/ MAIS DoD Acquisition Lifecycle Phases
  • DoD 5000.02 Systems Engineering processes
  • PMI / PMBOK Project Management best practices, processes, & tools
  • Work Location(s) USA VA Norfolk / Norfolk Naval Base
  • Travel required up to 25% (CONUS / OCONUS)
  • Candidates must be willing to submit to a background check prior to employment.
  • Entrust Government Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Entrust Solutions

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