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Mission Systems Architect

Company: Arena Technologies LLC
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Technical Leadership Directly Impacts National Security
About the Position
The successful candidate will work as a member of the ADF-C COLOSSUS team and perform the activities required to support mission systems architecture development, gap analysis and assessment of alternatives (AOA) in relation to the customer's enterprise and system level architecture initiatives.
Responsibilities:
- conduct assessments of new and revised external stakeholder mission/user needs, guiding policies and directives and other stakeholder guidance to include identification of latent and emerging needs in advance of change ;- conduct capabilities and gap assessments of architecture needs and current-funded capabilities using the most current architecture information;- conduct technology gaps assessments (i.e. technology gaps are the difference between capability gap and available or forecasted technology solutions);- lead and contribute to working sessions with government or stakeholders to determine whether the needs and gaps assessments are complete and accurate and whether planned activities meet architectural intent;- review and comment on program acquisition documents within the customer's organization to assess implementation of architectural intent;- document user capability needs, available and planned capabilities, and capability gaps and technology gaps;- identify, document, and recommend potential options for eliminating or mitigating the identified capability gaps;- assess results to build and provide a business case analysis that includes independent performance, cost, schedule, and risks assessments in context with the architecture, plans, and other opportunities to include coordination with stakeholders.- work closely with the customer to identify any risks to the current baseline architecture and current services provided- coordinate network changes, end-user device changes and cabling requirements- be familiar with the COMM Network Architecture to include:- JWICS, SBIRS Functional Ground Network (LAN/WAN, Terrestrial COMMS), Fiber backbone network and Transport Layer- CAN/LAN and WAN, VLAN/VRF separation, Layer 2 and 3 routing, peering- High level understanding of the Aerospace Data Facilities- Sound understanding of network terminology

About the Must Haves

  • Active TS/SCI clearance, with CI Poly or willing to take a CI Poly
  • NRO or IC experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
  • MS with 5+ years or BS with 8+ years of demonstrated performance related to the tasks above
  • Experience in NRO mission system architectures or ground systems design and development
  • Ability to excel as a member of a collaborative team through open communication, transparency, and flexibility
  • Ability to relate professionally with senior Government customers and colleagues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    About the Desired
    • Experience consulting and developing business cases for customer's use in determining way forward in addressing capability planning and investment
    • Certifications related to functional responsibilities such as but not limited to Certified Enterprise Architect (CEA) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
    • Information Technology (IT) Architecture domain experience in Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), or Federal Agency, with previous exposure to DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF), and/or Joint Architecture Reference Model (JARM) artifacts
    • Knowledge and understanding of Intelligence Community IT Enterprise (IC ITE) service offerings, architectures, and service adoption
      About the PerksArena offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, along with a positive work environment enabling the success of our staff, company, and customers. We know, everyone says that, right? Well, let's outline some specifics to illustrate our commitment to you: - 401k with company match---no vesting! - Medical, Prescription, Dental, Disability, Life---all available from highly rated carriers - The training and certification opportunities are there for the taking---you make the case for how it will improve your ability to do the job, we cover the cost - Work-Life Balance---15 days of PTO and 10 holidays out of the starting gate - Staying healthy just got fun---and easy. We'll cover the monthly cost of your health club membership (up to a point, of course---don't go getting crazy on this one!) - New iPad when on-boarded, and it's yours to keep after a year of service---we want you to have a fun way to stay connected - To learn more: http://www.arenatechnologies.com/employee-benefits/
      About UsJoining Arena Technologies puts you in the driver's seat of your career. We pride ourselves in providing critical and focused business and technology consulting support to the agencies and industry partners of the defense and intelligence communities. Specializing in transformative change on behalf of all of our customers, our Team is full of talented people committed to providing vital support to our nation---if you're interested in working in a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive environment, Arena Technologies is the place for you!
      Arena Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
      About ApplyingGo ahead, apply! You know you want to. There's excitement in the air and a feeling in your gut that this is going to be a great adventure and you're looking forward to becoming a part of the committed and distinguished Arena Team!

Keywords: Arena Technologies LLC, Aurora , Mission Systems Architect, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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