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System Architect - Space Domain

  • Vencore
  • King of Prussia, PA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Business Group Highlights DefenseThe Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions. ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will support a new program at Perspecta, focused on Mission integration of a new Space Domain architecture. Tasks include assessing the capabilities planned for Satellite Vehicle, Ground and User segments, and how these interact with each other and then developing and implementing a plan to ensure that the combined system will be able to support the mission capabilities. Mission operations (demo and other flight test planning) has a direct interface with the Warfighter and brings together these capabilities (COMM Transport, OPIR, Ground C2), mesh network capabilities, low-latency high-bandwidth optical link capabilities, network management, tactical communications, mission planning, and the DoD elements already conducting critical warfighter missions. The selected Systems Architect work with the stakeholders (Segment Contractors, Users, Partners) to define operational details, lower-level use cases (mission elements or components), requirements, interfaces, and controlling documents; develop Space Domain architectural and technical schematics showing interactions (e.g., operational functions, data, physical connections, and timing) among space segments (Space, Ground, User) and their various elements; Develop information mapping mission capabilities to System and Segment requirements and verification activities. General Description: Applies technical knowledge to assist clients in the design and development of solutions to complex technical engineering and applications problems, network challenges, or system administration issues. Establishes the basic structure of the system, defines essential core design features and elements that provide the framework. Incorporates engineering strategies for introducing new technology into the customer's infrastructure related to its business processes of collection, analysis, production, and dissemination. Performs cost-benefit analyses to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions; making maximum use of commercial off-the-shelf or already developed components. Applies knowledge of enterprise IT or engineering needs to design improved processes, generate valid requirements, and ensures that these are consistent with the customer's enterprise technical architecture. QualificationsRequires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.Two or more years proven experience delivering architecture design support to a Systems Engineering program.Requires experience with Cameo modeller or similar architecture modelling tool.Some travel expected to Chantilly, VA, Government site or vendor sites.Requires a minimum TS clearanceAbout PerspectaWhat matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provisionPay Transparency Nondiscrimination ProvisionThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, ip, maintain, maintenance, network, principal systems engineer, senior engineer, senior system engineer, server