Systems Architect

Job opening ID
2559

Posting title
Systems Architect

Roles and responsibilities
Must be US Citizen and Registered for Selective Service
Ongoing position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen


Job Responsibilities
The Columbus Team is looking for a Systems Architect to support the SETS Contract with NOAA. The selectee for this position will work with the NOAA Office of Satellite Ground Systems (OSGS) Architecture Team. In this role, the selectee must have past experience working with enterprise level satellite ground systems. Significant role in designing architectures that include software, hardware, and communications solutions to support the total requirements, as well as provide for present and future cross functional requirements and interfaces. Ensures architectures are in compliance with open systems standards as they apply to the client’s environment. Evaluates compatibility of information system development efforts with agency architectures and recommends adjustments, as appropriate. Evaluates problems of workflow, organization, and planning and develops appropriate corrective action.

This is a Systems Architect engineering position supporting the NOAA GOES to US Air Force Indian Ocean (IO) transition.

The selectee will design architectures that include software, hardware, and communications solutions to support the total requirements, as well as provide for present and future cross functional requirements and interfaces. Ensures architectures are in compliance with open systems standards as they apply to the client’s environment. Evaluates compatibility of information system development efforts with NOAA agency architectures and recommends adjustments, as appropriate. Evaluates problems of workflow, organization, and planning and develops appropriate
corrective action.


Requirements
Requires ability to work with clients and others in development of product definition and requirements, developing project scopes of work, budgeting, and project management. May provide guidance and direction to less experienced systems architects. (May include technical knowledge of workflow processes, document management systems, document imaging software, network requirements, and imaging hardware.)
•Must be US Citizen and Registered for Selective Service
•Must be able to pass background check and drug screen
•Must have satellite ground system and architecture experience.
•Actively represent and pursue the best interests of an assigned project, leveraging experience and expertise to ensure mission goals and objectives (stated and implied) are foremost in analysis and subsequent recommendations for actions/plans.
•Work with government and contractor personnel to propose, influence, and design system architectures, as
appropriate.
•Proactive Risk Management identification, analysis, assessment, control, as well as development of mitigation strategies (avoidance, minimization, or elimination of identified or unacceptable risks.
•Active participant in meetings, working groups, teams
•Compilation of reports, presentations, white papers, recommendations, and position statements
•Excellent written and oral presentation skills
 

Desired
•Past experience with NOAA (especially NESDIS) or NASA systems, missions, projects, and protocols is preferred; however, applicable experience with other government agencies will be considered.
•While not required to supervise the activities of others, the selectee is required to have leadership skills to champion mission/project goals and objectives.
•May provide guidance and direction to less experienced systems architects. (May include technical knowledge of workflow processes, document management systems, document imaging software, network requirements, and imaging hardware.)


Number of positions
1

Location
Suitland

State
Maryland