Enterprise Architecture Lead

Posted Date 5 months ago(1/28/2022 11:23 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Noblis ESI is seeking an Enterprise Architecture Lead at its Chantilly, VA location.


We are looking for a senior architect position to guide the management of the enterprise system architecture of a large Government program.  This is your opportunity to join the Noblis ESI team that develops and integrates the ground enterprise architecture with space surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in support of national decision makers and warfighters.


Responsibilities include:

  • Establishment and maintenance of the ground enterprise architecture, processes, and tools
  • Plan, study, and coordinate future ground architectures based on emerging threats, capabilities, and requirements
  • Collaboration/coordination across space, ground, and communications architectures
  • Migration from traditional system-to-system architecture to Digital Engineering and Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) methodologies
  • Creation and maintenance of architectural artifacts and models
  • Oversee the analysis of architecture and associated trade and gap studies
  • Participation in cross IC/DoD architecture forums and development efforts
  • Introduction of cloud migration, service-centric, and AI/ML opportunities




Bachelors or higher degree in a computer science, engineering, or a related technical field

-15 years of experience in architecture development management for large, complex programs or systems of systems

-3 years of managing a large team/staff and experience working with the NRO and the IC 

-Experience in software architecture, acquisition, or development,

-Experience with adapting Agile software development and DevOps principles to architecture process and products

-Experience with addressing cloud-based software systems in architecture products

-Experience with Digital Engineering or model-based systems engineering tools

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

-Familiarity with project management, scheduling, requirements, and program office functions

-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


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


Desired skills and knowledge:

-CAMEO Systems Modeler certifications or similar tools

-Knowledge and experience with JIRA and Confluence

-Knowledge of client requirements and oversight policies

-Ability to display ingenuity, resourcefulness, and application of highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories, and concepts

-Ability to leverage existing applications or methods and provide input into the development of new concepts and capabilities

-Understanding of NRO Future ground Architecture CONOPS and architectures

-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

-Minimum of 8 years of project management, systems engineering, or architecture experience in industry or DOD/IC

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


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.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org

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