Digital Engineering Transition Architect

Posted Date 3 months ago(7/11/2022 7:06 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Take on the challenge of Digital Engineering transformation. Noblis ESI is seeking a Digital Engineering Solutions Architect for their Chantilly location to: 
-Serve as program support to the government Program Manager (PM) with responsibility for technical knowledge of the assigned teams and programs/projects
-Manage and supervise a team of architecture and systems engineering SETA personnel and their daily tasks

-Provide technical guidance and recommendations on the implementation of Digital Engineering (DE) of National Space and Ground Systems-based capabilities

-Participates in architectural forums and architecture development efforts

-Assist in the roadmap and implementation from traditional system-to-system architecture to a SAFe Agile-based and Model-Based System Engineering approach

-Lead the development and formalization of foundational DE standards, guidance, and policies that supports the transition from legacy systems engineering to an interoperable and integrated DE approach  

-Develop DE architecture processes and coordinate between multiple engineering disciplines and throughout the enterprise architecture, acquisition and systems engineering staffs to integrate DE into their daily workflow 

-Guide implementation of and participate in DE focused Government-led boards, steering groups, Communities of Practice, working groups, and integrated product teams

-Promote DE integration and collaboration

-Ensures DE and architecture efforts comply with customer regulations and standards

-Support the PM in multiple areas which include architecture, systems, mission, and enterprise engineering; analytic support; technical analysis; and customer outreach and support 

-Serve as technical expert in their assigned area

-Other responsibilities include governance and technical support to the Government leadership team, cross tower coordination, external mission partners and other DoD/IC customer coordination

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


Noblis ESI is seeking a Digital Engineering Solutions Architect for their Chantilly location

-Bachelor's degree in a technical, computer science, or STEM field

-10 years of experience in architecture development management for large, complex enterprises or systems of systems, with emphasis on Government acquisition in DoD or IC

-Minimum of 3 years of experience managing staff

-Experience with industry best practices and approaches to DE methods, processes, tools, and dashboards to enable model and data integration and interconnectivity through the system lifecycle

-Possess strong Systems Engineering discipline in Digital Engineering (DE), architecture, and in one or more of the following focus areas: Architecture and Requirements Development, Readiness, IV&V, and Transition to Operations; Risk Management, Configuration Management, Technology Planning and Insertion, and Performance Assessment

-Experience working space and ground programs from architecture-definition documentation (ADD/CONOPS) through requirements derivation and allocation, performance metric generation and assessment, test case development, and requirement closure tracing

-Ability to facilitate commonality within the enterprise by defining, architecting, and integrating a multi-INT, multi-sensor, and multi-nodal communications architecture

-Ability to problem solve in a rapidly changing environment and interface with the customer daily

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



-Master’s Degree in a technical, computer science, or STEM field

-Experience in transitioning policy, standards, guidance, methods, dashboards, and training to a digital engineering environment

-Experience in implementing meta-models, profiles, model repositories, modelling languages, digital model libraries, ontologies, model quality and review, and model management

-Experience implementing new trends in knowledge management and data repositories to properly index, access, and archive DE products

-Experience with systems engineering techniques and documentation

-Analysis of processes and practices, identify improvement opportunities, and implement identified improvements

-Familiarity with the IC and NRO enterprise architecture, DOD's space architecture, and translation of Statement of Capabilities and Enterprise Capability Document line items to CONOPs and architectures

-Experience developing, editing, and updating system architecture and CONOPs documentation as a system mission model matures

- Knowledge of Electro Optical, RADAR, SIGINT, Communications, Mission Management, and Mission processing systems supporting a space and ground architecture

-Experience generating and codifying inter-segment and inter-system interface requirements for major space mission systems

-Working knowledge of and demonstrated experience with change management processes

-Certified in one or more of the following: INCOSE (or DAWIA equivalent), OMG Systems Modeler, Agile, Project Management, MBSE or equivalent

- Experience with modeling tools (Cameo or Rhapsody) and modeling frameworks (UAF, DoDAF, MODAF) and languages (SysML, UML, MOF)

-Experience in training or mentoring transition to digital engineering methods

-Ability to operate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

-Experience with RDNG/DOORs requirements database management/repository, Rhapsody, SysML applications, Confluence, Jira, or JSMART

-Understand how system requirements, design, analysis, verification and validation activities are enabled by MBSE across the digital thread (the engineering lifecycle).

-Experience in system integration and transition approaches to accommodate the End-to-End GEOINT, SIGINT or COMM lifecycle

-Knowledge of National Ground or Space systems 

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

-Be able to travel

Client Engagement

· Contribute to large capture strategies, actively engage with clients, and market Noblis capabilities externally
· Foster appropriate identification and selection of business development opportunities, and provide thought leadership to help shape future work
· Win 2 task orders, identify big bets or take responsibility for a re-compete


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems 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


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