Systems Engineer L6

Location US-MD-Laurel
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/5/2018 11:43 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
System and Software Engineering


WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Engineer, (Sr.) Level 6  in Laurel, MD


What we offer: 

  • Creative work environment that promotes professional growth
  • Company paid insurance through Carefirst: Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Company matching 401K
  • 4 weeks of PTO and 10 paid holidays
  • Professional Improvement and Educational reimbursement- up to $5000 annually
  • continued training through WOOD University
  • WOOD is a certified PMI trainer
  • Competitive salary and much much more!



  • Support the an Intelligence Community (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 systems levels.

  • Develop and maintain DoDAF, 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 SMEs and customer personnel to identify architecture gaps, overlaps and inefficiencies, and develop recommendations for changes to improve enterprise architecture.

  • Collaborate with customer 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


Individual Capabilities Required:

  • Twenty (20) years' systems engineering experience supporting DoD/IC programs. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics.
    • Four (4) years of additional systems engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree
    • A Master's degree in a qualifying engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, thereby reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience
  • Knowledge of modeling approaches: Unified Modeling Language (UML), Business Process Modeling, Data Modeling.
  • Deep understanding of data architecture approaches (e.g., DODAF, 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:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Five (5) or more years of experience as a lead systems engineer on complex or large projects.

  • Familiarity with Intelligence Community and/or DoD acquisition lifecycles, software development methodologies, information security engineering concepts, cloud computing methodologies and/or SOA-enabling technologies.

  • Familiarity with System Architect, Magic Draw, Sparx, Rhapsody, or Power Designer Architecture Tool Suites.

  • Familiarity with DoDAF, 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, DoD 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 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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