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Enterprise Architect Systems Engineer

Company: Arena Technologies LLC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Problem-Solving Fundamentals will Build Future Systems
About the Position
Domain is space-based intelligence collection supporting an Intelligence Community customer in a solution-based SETA type contracting environment.
Enterprise Architects/Engineers employ extensive architecting (shaping) experience, core engineering competency, deep knowledge of customer domain(s), and progressive top-down leadership experience leveraging multiple technical/engineering disciplines as required to solve strategic customer problems in the most cost-effective manner.

  • Solving enterprise-wide and enterprise-level problems, including strategic planning for and related roadmap development, feasibility studies, stakeholder engagement, mission level analysis, overarching enterprise architecture management organized by Epochs/Effectivities and more.

  • You will primarily work as an "enabler" across the customer organization to ensure successful coordination in support of long-term "must accomplish" strategic milestones.

  • You will lead a team of diverse engineers and other support staff in different offices at times, but also contribute as an individual when required to course-correct or spark innovative thinking through example.

  • You will directly engage with the government and provide timely and appropriate leveled options and recommendations in a format and style that is agreeable, expected.

  • You will communicate at different levels of detail as required to ensure customers, stakeholders, mission partners, and subordinate architecting/engineering leadership are aligned toward common objectives.

  • You will develop (or appropriately capture) and manage discrete (FY budget cycle based) multi-purpose enterprise architectures that are useful/usable for subordinate engineering, consistent with configuration management responsibilities.

    About You
    Your experience and expertise will allow you to ramp up quickly to support ongoing near/mid-term projects, as well as to identify and shape future initiatives in an increasingly proactive manner. Your ability to see the big picture will allow you to prioritize your time, focus on high risk mitigation, and resist lower-value competition for your time. Your ability to communicate in layers allows you to effectively communicate to diverse groups of people to ensure political, programmatic, and technical acceptance, and primarily in that order.
    About the Required

    • Active Top Secret security clearance; Must be SCI eligible, with CI Poly (or willing to obtain)

    • BS in a traditional Engineering field with 10-15 years of progress leadership experience.

    • Training/certification(s) in architecting fundamentals and demonstrated application of enterprise architecture development and management to further strategic goals.

    • Intimate knowledge of the NRO mission, systems, supporting services and culture.

    • Can effectively apply Systems Thinking in a dynamic and tailored manner depending on project needs.

    • Proficient at identifying and managing corporate and operational metrics, and using results to adjust subordinate engineering as appropriate.

    • Demonstrated experience working at multiple levels of engineering responsibility, from Enterprise to acquisition, and in reverse order for Integration and Test oversight.

    • Expert at architecture (solution) development and baseline management across multiple effectivities, including mission/system needs identification and triage, impact assessment, options identification and recommendations, requirements derivation/changes, and related governance coordination.

    • Experience in test planning and test execution, including development of test strategy, test cases, test procedures and identification of resources needed to successfully integrate and test.

    • Ability to continuously identify and appropriately mitigate enterprise level top risks to ensure successful strategic roadmap closure.

    • Comfortable working bottom-up (integration and analysis) while aggressively striving to be more top-down (engineering and allocation).

    • Proficient in all related Systems Engineering "management" processes, such as risk management, configuration management, etc.

      About the Desired

      • MS in Systems Engineering or traditional engineering discipline.

      • INCOSE System Engineering certification equivalent to position (CSEP, ESEP).

      • Demonstrated experience leveraging computer aided Systems Engineering tools (i.e. MBSE) for efficiency gains, to include traditional Systems Engineering tools (Vitech CORE/GENESYS, Innoslate) and/or newer SysML modeling tools (Cameo, Rhapsody).

        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 LLC, Chantilly , Enterprise Architect Systems Engineer, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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