Chief Engineer - M

Chief Engineer, Lead Systems Engineer, Agile, Cloud, Mobile, DevOps, Risk Management Framework, Systems Development, Large Scale Mission Critical Systems
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Chief Engineer


Provide engineering leadership and subject matter expertise in the evaluation of system requirements, architectures, models, designs, and release/deployment plans. Assess the operational and functional baselines of an organization and its supporting systems. Lead the definition of the direction and strategy for systems to ensure the operational needs are being addressed against aggressive schedules. Oversee end to end SDLC of systems through to system deployment and operations. Provide organizational and strategic planning for systems as they traverse the SDLC. Provide expertise in, but not limited to, System Architecture, System Modeling, Software Development, Systems Integration, Requirements Engineering, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Business Analysis and Technical Analysis.




-Oversee an Assessment Team responsible for the evaluation of several current systems in various areas to include requirements, architecture, design, modeling, planning, release/deployment artifacts among several others.

-Lead the development of action plans to remedy findings from assessments and drive remediation of findings with system development teams and when required act as an individual contributor to remedy findings.

-Design and document system architecture and associated enhancements or improvements.

-Develop process/control changes by identifying gaps/issues/areas for improvement; writing improved processes.

-Define project requirements and monitors project progress by providing project management expertise throughout each phase of the project.

-Maintain system protocols, architecture, requirements, and associated design documents by enforcing traceability, updating procedures, analyzing system and program changes.

-Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.


Areas of support and technologies employed include:


Areas of Support:

-Program Requirements Management

-Program Business Architecture

-Detailed Solution Design

-Physical Architecture Planning and Design

-Administrative Records

-Disaster Recovery Design

-IT Security

-Engineering and Integration

-Software Development

-Verification and Validation

-Data Center Capability Implementation

-Program Release and Deployment Management

-Performance Engineering







-Risk Management Framework




-Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant major from an accredited college or university with + years of continuous and progressive experience.

-5 years or more as a Lead Systems Engineer on Large Scale Mission Critical System of Systems Development and Integration Program.

-Experience developing and integrating complex systems through the full system development life cycle.

-Experience in evaluating and providing guidance on engineering cost and schedule baselines/estimates.

-Experience in a fast paced, external facing Customer Support department required.

-Experience with functional and/or technical aspects of enterprise commercial off the shelf software packages and custom development.

-US Census Bureau experience preferred.

-Organizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work, both their own and that of project team. Follow tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail.

-Team Work: Able to enthuse and maintain team interest. Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team. Prepared to challenge ideas within a group in a constructive way. Ability to influence others and move a team toward a common vision or goal.

-Leadership: Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges. Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.

-Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context. Excellent active listening skills.

-Quantitative Management: Ability to determine process measures and track to determine process effectiveness and efficiency.

-Problem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions.

-Results oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task.


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