Senior Information Technology Specialist

Architecture, Systems, Engineering, System, Protocols, IT, ERP, Testing, Recruiter
Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description


Bowhead is seeking a Senior Information Technology Specialist to provide consultative support to our client at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. The candidate will provide technical planning and execution; cybersecurity; and network administration support between or among products within the client's portfolio of systems, programs, devices, environments, or accessories while securing a safe and protected environment. This senior level expert will also strategize in the integration of system releases, enhancements, and special projects so that the efforts do not disrupt current system operations and that the implementation of these efforts is planned and coordinated effectively to ensure that business operations remain intact.

Essential duties include:

• Provide technical strategy support by assisting with defining the technological strategy with the Government technical team of each project: pipeline, tools, and key development procedures.
• Evaluate both the Navy Enterprise and the Enterprise Architecture for potential synergies and recommend improvements/enhancements to the portfolio systems.
• Assist the Government in the technical analysis and architecture design of Government-approved cloud hosting vendors, including cloud environment architecture, design, and multi-cloud data interchange strategies
• Perform scope analysis and planning for delivery of future enhancements.
• Develop procedures for applicable system management business processes.
• Develop technical best practice architecture for system landscape.
• Provide technical expertise to assist the Government during upgrades of system configuration, network configurations, data migration, system testing, and remediation to ensure technical compatibility. Advise and assist the Government Technical teams performing implementations of Navy processes into the system platforms.
• Provide technical support to the Government of new solutions during performance testing and integration testing.
• Provide IA program management support to the program office to ensure compliance with DoD and DON IA policy related to the portfolio systems.
• Assist the government in investigating emerging solutions to problems in an assigned technology area and evaluate these solutions against the current technical requirements for potential implementation opportunities.
• Assist the Government leads in strategizing for planning the preparation and execution of design, development, test, delivery, and implementation phases of system releases and capabilities as described in the future system releases, enhanced system implementations, and modifications.
• Coordinate with the Government in planning the analysis, design, and demonstration of upgrades, special projects, and proof-of-concept opportunities.
• Assist the Government leads to assess requirements and specifications relative to Portfolio program solutions to determine gap fits.
• Collaborate with the Program's Systems Engineering, technical, and functional leads to ensure all aspects of functional capabilities and implementation of the release are identified, accounted for, and captured in the Program plan. Analyze the capabilities requirements and work with the functional and technical experts to assist the Government with the developing solution designs in concert with the Portfolio System capabilities already in Production.
• Coordinate with Government program personnel to help resolve technical issues and solution defects during all phases of the release, enhancement, modification, or special project to enable full functioning capabilities.
• Coordinate with Government program leadership to ensure resources are planned for throughout the duration of the release, enhancement, modification, or special project. Assist Government program personnel to resolve business process issues, and technical performance and landscape issues.

In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract may be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

• The candidate must have at least ten (10) years of experience in IT architecture, design, systems engineering, test design and execution for major (ACAT 1) cloud-based enterprise business systems.
• The candidate must have recent experience working on Navy / DoD ERP projects.
• The candidate must be highly skilled in written and verbal English and must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of software.
• The candidate must be able to prepare and deliver technical briefings on findings.
• The candidate must be capable of working both independently and as a member of a team
• DAWIA Level III in Information Systems or equivalent

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
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  • The 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 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)
  • Dice Id : 10122062
    Position Id : 21-0671
    Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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