Senior Systems Engineer

Design and coordinate the implementation of the technical infrastructure and system architecture for a system of systems development and large-scale transformation effort. Coordinate with affected groups and vendors to ensure that all necessary deliverables and activities are completed on schedule. Resolve architecture and infrastructure issues (both technical and design) and implement solutions. Guide the configuration management of work products, application software, and other system components. Guide the design, integration and implementation of interfaces to optimize performance and capacity. Provide advice to program and stakeholders across the enterprise on best practices for implementation.  Identify and help mitigate architecture, engineering, and infrastructure risks. Coach and provide guidance to stakeholders prior to and during all test phases.

Participate in planning, design, technical review and implementation for system implementations and tests.  Provide technical consultation, training and support to IT staff as designated by the government.  Diagnose and resolve complex issues.

Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that systems support the organization's business requirements and meet the needs of the agency’s mission.

The individual is expected to cover a significant subset of the following capabilities and skills: Cloud Solutions, Middleware Solutions, Mobility Solutions, Network Architecture, Mentoring customers in DevOps, Development of Dashboards, Managing transition from legacy processes to DevOps, Strong business analysis skills and experience - including development of business vision and strategies, functional decomposition, requirements capture, process modeling, and strong knowledge of design and architectural patterns.

Knowledge of Private Cloud, IaaS, and PaaS service models, associated toolset integrations, experience supporting the integration of services across multiple CSPs including providing cost oversight and Incident Management across CSPs desirable.  Knowledge of business process modeling toolsets desirable.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. The ability to explain very technical matters to non-technical people in an articulate manner is essential.  Presentation skills key.

The engineer will perform most duties at the client site.  Travel is infrequent.


10 years of experience across all aspects of computer systems analysis, to include hardware, networks, and systems software; has experience with designing technical and system architecture according to applicable industry standards.


Undergraduate degree in software engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline (Required).  Two years of additional project-related experience may be substituted for each year short of the required degree.  Master’s Degree (Optional)