IT Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

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IT Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
US Citizen with Active TS/SCI Clearance.
Estimated duration Ongoing.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: IT Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

Job Description:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). In this hands-on position, you will work collaboratively to architect, design, build, deliver, and enhance highly available, scalable, real time systems. You will exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints. You will participate in major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the engineering development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, and testing. This position is located in Lorton, VA

Primary Responsibilities:
• Support all aspects of SENS3 enterprise operations, to include technical planning, design, development, integration, assessment, and requirements analysis, as well as future capability needs (near and long-term) to drive the design and maintain an IT Enterprise.
• Analyzing, developing, integrating, and maintaining enterprise automation and operations based on community policies and guides.
• Support all aspects of the current and planned developed solutions, capabilities, risk mitigation, analysis of alternatives, testing.
• Coordinate with internal components and external agencies to ensure interoperability.
• Lead the development and implementation of senior management and customer O&M and future need requirements into detailed technical solutions.
• Help mentor and review the work of junior team members.
• Supports customer requirements in a 24/7/365 IT enterprise operations environment.
• Performing these responsibilities will include significant collaboration and coordination with external customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other engineering disciplines.

Required Skills:
• The candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America
• Candidate must have a minimum of a Top Secret/SCI clearance
• A United States Government administered polygraph examination will be given to the selected candidate; he/she must pass it to maintain employment in this position
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Candidate must have a BS with 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience.
• Must currently possess an active TS/SCI with ability to gain DHS EOD
• Technical experience in systems engineering, system architecture, software engineering, software architecture, and/or related fields
• Knowledge of the Architectural, SW Development and SW Sustainment Practices
• Experience and knowledge of IT enterprise operations
• Experience working in large enterprise operations environments that include: the identification, development, analysis, scheduling and managing of enterprise IT activities, solutions/risk mitigations, artifacts and migrations
• Experience applying systems engineering fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments
• Understanding of information technology functions and services supporting DHS and the missions of its respective components
• Experience developing and leading enterprise automation and enterprise class commercial technology integrations
• Demonstrated experience in implementing enterprise automation and technologies systems engineering practices, especially in collaborative environments
• Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists both internal and external to resolve complex technical issues
• Experience in supporting and coordinating across senior-level organizations
• Experience mentoring junior team members
• Ability to communicate with senior management and customers
• Superior oral and written communication skills

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