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Systems Architect

Company: Peraton
Location: Herndon
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities, providing innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. We are recognized as a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, and communications capabilities. Our scientific discovery and research empower our employees and help our government keep America and our allies secure. All of this is possible due to the human insight and ingenuity of our most important asset, our employees.We have a compelling opportunity for a Systems Architect in support of a unique WMA customer site. This position requires an active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph security clearance.

  • Responsible for maintaining integrity of systems-of-systems by defining requirements architecture and interfaces.
  • Plans, implements, tests, documents, and maintains solutions to total systems or sub-systems using internally created and/or commercial off-the-shelf products.
  • Provides end-to-end project management support of the life cycle.
  • Provides a total systems perspective including a technical understanding of relationships, dependencies and requirements of hardware and software components.
  • Coordinates with other team members and ensures problem solution, appropriate risk reduction, and user satisfaction.
  • Makes recommendations, if needed, on test and evaluation strategies for major systems' installations.Required Qualifications
    • Designing and developing architecture solutions for complex applications and IT systems.
    • Identifying future technology and architectural advancements to support architectural strategy, technology migration, and integration and evolution.
    • Providing strategic direction, roadmap and standards within area of responsibility.
    • Developing high-level system specifications.
    • Creating and maintaining architecture design and standards.
    • Analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems.
    • Model Based System Engineering principles
    • Enterprise Architecture frameworks and principles
    • Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) support
    • Use of Digital Twin to enable virtual designs
    • Ensuring developed systems comply with the enterprise technical architecture
    • Assisting in keeping senior management apprised of project or program status
    • Assisting project and program teams in preparing for program management reviews
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Minimum 8 years of related experience
    • TS/SCI w/ PolygraphDesired Qualifications
      • IT system automation to include artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML)
      • Experience with automated testing
      • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
      • Automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, etc.)
      • Knowledge of Security Development Operations (SecDevOps) on iterative development projects
      • Cloud design, implementation, and configuration
      • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code
      • Knowledge of Agile development principles.
      • Knowledge of modern software languages (e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Perl, etc.)
      • Systems engineering tools (DOORS, JAMA, JIRA, etc.)Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Peraton, Germantown , Systems Architect, Other , Herndon, Maryland

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