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Company: Noblis
Location: Chantilly, VA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



Noblis ESI is seeking a Satellite Systems Architect with Top Secret/SCI in Chantilly, VA.


Provide Systems Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the PM/COTR:

-The Systems Architect will serve as program support to the ISR Satellite System Program Manager (PM) with responsibility for technical knowledge of the assigned groups and programs/projects

-Oversee system architecture development and capture

-Generate systems architecture guidance for a team of systems and design engineers

-Responsible for the system architecture, design, specifying system and subsystem high level and low-level requirements

-Serve as technical expert in their assigned area

-Support the PM in multiple areas which include program management, acquisition support, analytic support, technical analysis, user requirement management/development, architecture, and customer outreach and support 

-Other responsibilities include administrative and technical support to the Government leadership team; and internal cross tower, external mission partner, and other DoD/IC customer coordination

-Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance with a Counter-Intelligence Polygraph





-Ability to facilitate commonality within space systems mission areas by defining, architecting, and integrating a multi-sensor satellite system with specific knowledge of SIGINT, MASINT, Multi-INT, OPIR, command and control, mission planning, satellite subsystems, space to ground interfaces, or ground to space functions

-Provide guidance on engineering management for implementation, process and technology management strategic planning, and integration

-Use the architecture to make portfolio budget formulation recommendations

-Generate architecture-based products to help defend program selection and budget requests

-Formulate and document technical and acquisition strategies

-Decompose high-level, enterprise requirements and capability statements into functional and non-functional requirements

-Write system level documentation

-Prior experience with space/ground systems engineering, requirement management, CONOPs development, and system integration of overhead collection systems

-Detailed knowledge of SIGINT systems and overall space and ground architecture

-Expertise in mission technical capabilities and system performance analysis and assessment

-Track and respond to office tasking, build and present program briefings, and update project schedules and calendars

-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and perform other duties as assigned

-Possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to manage multiple customer requests simultaneously

-Expected to seek and assume higher levels of technical responsibility, manage time effectively across more than one initiative, and apply sound technical judgment

-Must be able to demonstrate excellent relationship building and management skills

-Must be able to travel

-Minimum of 4 years' experience working with the DoD and the IC

-At least 5 years of relevant experience

-Bachelors degree 

-Must possess an active TS/SCI security clearance with a Counter-Intelligence Polygraph




-Master's in Business, Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

-Understanding of DoD and IC overall collection tactics, techniques, and procedures including CONOPS and architectures

- Possess strong systems engineering discipline in one or more of the following focus areas: architecture and requirements development, readiness, IV&V, transition to operations, risk management, configuration management, technology planning and insertion, and performance assessment

-Demonstrated experience in the implementation of complex system architectures on large-scale development systems

-Architecture management practices that support large systems

-Developing, reviewing, and analyzing system architecture documentation/products coupled with project management and organizational skills

-Broad knowledge of the systems design, build, and deployment

-Working knowledge in SAFe agile or similar agile processes 

-Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering or similar Digital Engineering processes 

-Advanced skills in writing, reviewing, and editing of technical reports, statements of work, white papers, and other technical and programmatic documents

-Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to summarize and brief senior level Government leaders, civilians, and military officers

-Ability to build and present technical briefings and reports with specific knowledge of SIGINT, GEOINT, MASINT, Multi-INT, OPIR, satellite subsystems, or satellite command and control

-Minimum of 6 years of project management, systems engineering, or architecture experience in industry or DOD/IC

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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