Systems Architect /Engineer #3033


  • Arlington, VA
  • Information Technology
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The Systems Architect/Engineer is responsible for providing technical expertise to a project that is supporting a system integration project for USAID.  This individual work with the Project Manager to support the successful configuration, implementation, testing, and deployment of the solution across the USAID Bureaus resulting in a final implemented solution that can be transitioned from the pilot stage through implementation to ongoing Operations and Maintenance (O&M). 

  • Deployment Strategy and Planning tasks to be implemented within the enterprise environment.
  • Develop Operations and Maintenance Plan for an enterprise environment.
  • The creation and deliverable of Technical Architecture Documents to be shared with both government and contractor stakeholders.
  • Develop Test Plans and Test Summary reports to be shared with both government and contractor stakeholders.
  • Create/review/deliver documentation that includes the following:
  • Interface Control Documentation.
  • Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs).
  • Software Engineering artifacts such as VSTS Process Flow, Environment Management Plan, Network Topology Diagrams, Code Migration Process Flow Diagrams and others.
  • Implement and Document Proof of Concept (POC) environment.
  • Perform Security and Performance Reporting/Analysis.
  • Perform Gap Analysis of technical requirements and potential solution sets.
  • Manage/Submit Sprint Reporting.
  • Validation of any/all system/design documentation as they become available.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s with 12+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Should have a wide depth of IT knowledge that allows for this individual to see the entire vision of this effort and all of the technologies associated. This would include experience with understanding/implementing the following technologies: 
    • Enterprise Development Design.
    • Enterprise WAN/LAN Designs.
    • Enterprise Server/Storage Architecture Designs.
    • Enterprise Business Process Management.
    • Enterprise Security Best Practices.
  • Excellent communication skills with regards to providing executive summaries either verbally or written.
  • Excellent communication skills with regards to the creation of technical environmental information to be shared/reviewed for AoA’s, ATO’s, etc.
  • Should have experience working within a large Government Environment (vs. Commercial Environment).
  • Should have at least 5 years of direct IT Government Experience where the candidate can provide detailed examples of how they were involved in a large enterprise application implementation
  • Understand Agile SCRUM Framework
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • The ability to obtain at least a SECRET clearance (e-QIP submission) and potentially a Top Secret

Desired Qualifications

  •  Has obtained relevant IT Certification(s) that would help support/understand the requirements of this position.
  •  Local to the DC/VA/MD area.



COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.

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