• Enterprise Architect Systems Engineer, Level 6

    Location US-MD-Laurel
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/10/2018 9:48 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Engineer to join our team in the Laurel, MD area. The Systems Engineer will provide support the IC agency's Systems Engineering organization in the development, integration and analysis of the Enterprise Architecture (EA), focusing on capability-based analysis at the system of system, end to end, and family of system levels.


    • Develop and maintain FEAF and IC EA compliant architecture artifacts, utilizing architecture modeling tools to ensure integrated architecture
    • Perform assessments of acquisition architectures for compliance and consistency with Agency-level EA in support of Enterprise Engineering Review Board and Enterprise Architecture Board Governance processes
    • Collaborate with operational/technical SME and customer personnel to identify architecture gaps, overlaps and inefficiencies, and develop recommendations for changes to improve enterprise architecture
    • Collaborate with the Enterprise Knowledge Repositories personnel to identify tools/technologies, data models, data analytics, and reporting/visualization approaches to assist Government leaders and technologists with architectural data-driven decision-making


    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Twenty (20) years' systems engineering experience supporting IC programs. 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related discipline
      • A Master's degree or PhD in a qualifying engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, thereby reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience

    Individuals must have at least five (5) years in Federal Enterprise Architectural Framework (FEAF):

    • Knowledge of modeling approaches: Unified Modeling Language (UML), Business Process Modeling, Data Modeling
    • Deep understanding of data architecture approaches (e.g., Zachman, UAF, TOGAF, JARM, etc.), industry standards and best practices (e.g., DMBOK)
    • Familiarity with the use and operation of Enterprise Architecture tools (e.g. System Architect, Magic Draw, Cameo Enterprise Architecture, SPARX, IBM Rhapsody, CORE, or Power-Designer Architecture Tool Suites)
    • Experience leading the performance tuning strategy of COTS & GOTS application

    Individual Capabilities Desired:

    • Five (5) or more years of experience as a lead systems engineer on comp[lex or large projects
    • Familiarity with IC lifecycles, software development methodologies, information security engineering concepts, cloud computing methodologies and/or SOA-enabling technologies
    • Familiarity with System Architect, Magic Draw, Spar, Rhapsody, or Power Designer Architecture Tool Suites
    • Familiarity with UPDM, Joint Architecture Reference Model (JARM), Zachman Architecture Framework, Federal Enterprise Architectural Framework (FEAF), British Ministry of Defense Architecture Framework (MODAF, The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), FEA CRM, JCA, UJTL, or IEA
    • Intelligence Collection, Processing or Analysis; Information Assurance, or IT Infrastructure domain experience
    • INCOSE, ITIL, PMP, SAFe, Security+, Lean Six Sigma, or similar certifications



    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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