CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Lead System Engineer DODAF Architect in Arlington, Virginia

Lead System Engineer DODAF Architect

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City:Arlington, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0717-0440

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is actively seeking a Lead Systems Engineer and DODAF Architect to work on the next generation of the Army Acquisition System.

Be part of a growing team implementing mission-critical solutions for Government customers! If you are ambitious, dedicated and motivated by the chance to implement an ERP software solution that greatly enhances Government customer contracting business practices, then CGI has the perfect opportunity for you as Lead Systems Engineer:

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.

• Develops and manages the development of solution-specific DODAF architecture artifacts, models and viewpoints; maintain documentation to ensure architecture remains consistent with current solution configurations and designs across all releases and sustainment

• Updates documentation for compliance with the prevailing release of the DoD Business Enterprise Architecture (BEA)

• Perform systems engineering activities within an agile program environment.

• Applies engineering experience to perform functions such as systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, system integration, and configuration management.

• Create performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of architecture solutions and facilitate governance.

• Analyzes designs, develops, implements, tests, or evaluates software, components, or systems related to engineering or functional requirements of contract writing systems, associated support systems, or management information systems.

• Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems.

• Other duties as required.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• B.S degree in related technical field and 8-12 years prior relevant experience

• 5-8 years of direct DOD IT architecture and analysis experience

• Experience developing requirements, user stories (Agile), test cases and / or architecture to satisfy mission objectives and integrate into a system of systems environment

• Knowledgeable in Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), DOD Information Enterprise and DOD Cyber Strategy, architecture standards, DODAF architecture artifacts, models and viewpoints, analytical processes

• Experience working with users to understand operational conditions to synthesize system and software requirements and user interfaces.

• Well-versed in various maturity models such as CMMI, governance models (review boards, etc.), and DOD engineering and acquisition milestones (5000,75, SE SFR, SRR, PDR, CDR)

• Experience in authoring documents (CONOPS, reports, briefings, etc,) to support customer missions

• Demonstrated ability to apply the engineering design process to discover innovative methods to solve technical problems and meet client requirements

• Excellent presentation preparation, briefing skills and project management experience

• Demonstrated ability to independently determine and develop approach to solutions

• Excellent analysis and critical thinking skills

• Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Experience in ARIS Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)

• Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance

• US Citizenship is required

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