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Mission Systems Architect

Company: Arena Technologies, an SPA Company
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Ensuring Mission Success with Your Expertise About the Position The successful candidate will work as a member of the program as a Mission Systems Architect to provide task support across the program---s enterprise planning and management scope for the customer. As a member of the Architecting team, the Mission Systems Architect will perform mission gap analysis and assessment of alternatives activities in relation to the customer---s enterprise architecting initiatives. The successful candidate will: --Conduct assessments of new and revised external stakeholder mission/user needs, guiding policies and directives and other stakeholder guidance to include identification of latent and emerging needs in advance of change ; --Conduct capabilities and gap assessments of architecture needs and current-funded capabilities using the most current architecture information; --Conduct technology gaps assessments (i.e. technology gaps are the difference between capability gap and available or forecasted technology solutions); --Lead and contribute to working sessions with government or stakeholders to determine whether the needs and gaps assessments are complete and accurate and whether planned activities meet architectural intent; --Review and comment on program acquisition documents within the customer---s organization to assess implementation of architectural intent; --Document user capability needs, available and planned capabilities, and capability gaps and technology gaps; --Identify, document, and recommend potential options for eliminating or mitigating the identified capability gaps; --Assess options identified by the customer for eliminating or mitigating the identified capability gaps to include coordination with stakeholders; --Assess results to build and provide a business case analysis that includes independent performance, cost, schedule, and risks assessments in context with the architecture, plans, and other opportunities to include coordination with stakeholders. The candidate may be requested to surge in order to support tasks and projects across the broader contract scope according to their specific, personal expertise and capabilities. About the Must Haves Active TS/SCI clearance, with CI Poly or willing to take a CI Poly NRO or IC experience Bachelor---s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics MS with 10 years or BS with 12 years of demonstrated performance related to the tasks above Experience in NRO mission system architectures or ground systems design and development Ability to excel as a member of a collaborative team through open communication, transparency, and flexibility Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact / communicate professionally with senior Government customers and colleagues About the Desired Experience utilizing Model-Based Systems Engineering principals and approaches to assess impacts to enterprise capabilities and services. Working knowledge/understanding of NRO network architectures Experience consulting and developing business cases for customer---s use in determining way forward in addressing capability planning and investment Certifications related to functional responsibilities such as but not limited to Certified Enterprise Architect (CEA) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Information Technology (IT) Architecture domain experience in Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), or Federal Agency, with previous exposure to DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF), and/or Joint Architecture Reference Model (JARM) artifacts Knowledge and understanding of Intelligence Community IT Enterprise (IC ITE) service offerings, architectures, and service adoption About the Perks Arena offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, along with a positive work environment enabling the success of our staff, company, and customers. We know, everyone says that, right? Well, let---s outline some specifics to illustrate our commitment to you: -- 401k with company match---no vesting -- Medical, Prescription, Dental, Disability, Life---all available from highly rated carriers -- The training and certification opportunities are there for the taking---you make the case for how it will improve your ability to do the job, we cover the cost -- Work-Life Balance---15 days of PTO and 10 holidays out of the starting gate -- Staying healthy just got fun---and easy. We---ll cover the monthly cost of your health club membership (up to a point, of course---don---t go getting crazy on this one) -- New iPad when on-boarded, and it---s yours to keep after a year of service---we want you to have a fun way to stay connected -- To learn more: About Us Joining Arena Technologies puts you in the driver---s seat of your career. We pride ourselves in providing critical and focused business and technology consulting support to the agencies and industry partners of the defense and intelligence communities. Specializing in transformative change on behalf of all of our customers, our Team is full of talented people committed to providing vital support to our nation---if you---re interested in working in a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive environment, Arena Technologies is the place for you Arena Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. About Applying Go ahead, apply You know you want to. There---s excitement in the air and a feeling in your gut that this is going to be a great adventure and you---re looking forward to becoming a part of the committed and distinguished Arena Team

Keywords: Arena Technologies, an SPA Company, Chantilly , Mission Systems Architect, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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