Engineer Systems Architect Job Description

Engineer Systems Architect Job Description

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Engineer systems architect provides design, development, integration, and test support for the mission systems utilizing knowledge of network, mechanical, and electrical systems architectures and integrated software solutions.

Engineer Systems Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support RMD systems design, configuration, implementation and maintenance of hardware, software and networks
Conduct a thorough systems analysis of each RMD IT system to identify system shortcomings and anomalies and provide solutions to mitigate any discrepancies found, in order to enhance system performance and stability
Analyze current system design and provide suggestions to update system design based on current technologies
Ensure the RMD IT Systems are properly maintained and operational
Collaborate with GSSLTs to define optimal subsystem requirements structure
Lead cross-functional team to determine the optimal physical and functional allocation of features within the subsystems to ECUs balancing all key imperatives and identified constraints
Collaborate with Features Owners to drive execution of Features Arch Diagrams
Oversee and approve creation of physical and logical interface design artifacts mechanizations that capture the established direction
Drive alignment and ensure compliance with established Electrical Architecture core technical strategies for solutions managed by the global component stakeholders within the Domain area
Identify opportunities to further optimize the system by repartitioning controls across organizational or otherwise conventional boundaries

Engineer Systems Architect Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Engineer Systems Architect

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Education for Engineer Systems Architect

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Employers hiring for the engineer systems architect job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Technical, Math, Technology, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems

Skills for Engineer Systems Architect

Desired skills for engineer systems architect include:

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Hardware
Integration and test
Software and firmware design
Best practices
Current and future Army intelligence systems and the architecture
Data
DoDAF
Integrated Support Plan
Network management

Desired experience for engineer systems architect includes:

Systems Engineering & Integration experience in a mission IT environment--including documentation, configuration management, operations, decommission
Knowledge of IBM Rational Software Architect, IBM Rational DOORS, and Next Generation SE Tools (DNG, Design Manager)
In-depth knowledge of SAN protocols such as iSCSI, FC, VSAN, FCIP, and FCoE
Strong understanding and practical experience with technologies like replication, zoning, switch configuration, disaster recovery, and fault tolerance
In-depth knowledge of management and design of storage area network, projects, and installation of new devices, systems and on-going maintenance of the infrastructure
Professional level experience with server operating systems, server software programs, back-up systems, and security software

Engineer Systems Architect Examples

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Engineer Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an engineer systems architect. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for engineer systems architect
  • Help define a product vision for our HealthShare/Ensemble infrastructure environments
  • Formulate architectural designs (including performance optimization for the clinical viewer and APIs load), lead
  • Technical implementation, work with other product owners in a collaborative manner, and analyze technological needs
  • Work with the business, infrastructure and vendors to develop strategic plans and roadmaps
  • Design, implement and provide support for a new infrastructure and application delivery model for integratio resource allocation to projects and maximum efficiency
  • Leads team members in gathering requirements pertaining to the constraints, standards, and strategy from all the stakeholders of a program with large scope and complexity
  • Leads the team in conducting architecture requirement analyses for projects of large scope and complexity to ensure that requirements are met at all levels and functional requirements are traceable to customer needs
  • Determines and selects composition of system architecture teams of large scope and size
  • Leads team members in the analysis of performance and suitability of system architecture by developing and integrating performance budgets, and evaluating measures of effectiveness
  • Responsible for designing and accomplishing engineering tasks in their area of specialty in order to attain specific performance criteria
Qualifications for engineer systems architect
  • In-depth knowledge with Visual Studio, .NET 3.5/4.0/4.5 Framework, VB.NET, .Net, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Web API, WCF, CSS3, Html 5, JQuery, MVC framework, Bootstrap framework
  • In-depth knowledge of routing protocols such as RIP, EIGRP, BGP and OSPF
  • Strong understanding and practical experience with technologies like MPLS, VPLS, MLA VPNs and Traffic Engineering
  • Duties involve among others, management of local and wide area network, projects, and installation of new devices, system and on-going maintenance of infrastructure
  • Must have advanced and proven knowledge architecting, planning, testing and implementing Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and Active Directory within enterprise level organizations
  • Evaluating the current datacenter failover and failback strategies and presents recommendations for improvement to senior management
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer systems architect. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer systems architect
  • Define architecture framework of moderate scope and complexity comprised of a sufficient set of views and conditions to document and evaluate architectures
  • Create system description documents to present an overview and narrative of system architecture to stakeholders for review or reference
  • Provide MBSE/SysML expertise and related support to all of the engineering teams
  • Elicit and capture stakeholder needs in models by defining system/performance requirements, analyzing system functions, and assuring compatibility of physical, functional and program interfaces
  • Develop and extend system models using existing requirements, interface documentation, and related design and systems engineering documents
  • Perform multi-disciplinary trade studies to evaluate configuration alternatives for functional and spatial integration
  • Communicate well and work proactively with others to resolve issues across functions
  • Develop and nurture team culture to increase internal communication, expand collaboration, and focus more on meeting team commitments
  • Project systems engineering design activities range from definition of new subsystem based systems in a larger existing system to definition of system of systems
  • Maintain the process discipline on specific projects essential for developing the systems engineering artifacts in a disciplined approach
Qualifications for engineer systems architect
  • Working with Information Security specialists to conduct threat, risk, vulnerability assessments, and recommends DR strategies of both the IT and critical infrastructures supporting the business processes
  • Designing and developing the framework for system and application dependencies to processes defined from business impact analyses to establish Recovery Time Objectives / Recovery Point Objectives with cost-benefit analysis as needed to meet requirements
  • Strong WebLogic/Tomcat Administration with expertise in Installation, Configuration, Tuning, troubleshooting and Deploying application
  • Use of WLST and ANT scripting tools to automate and monitor the WebLogic routine tasks
  • Hands on experience with JDBC, JMS, Web Services, Security standards, LDAP, SSL
  • Hands on experience with HTTP, TCP/IP, DNS, SSH, Routing, Switching, Clustering, Load balancing, LAN, Oracle RAC, Lotus Notes, encryption technologies, digital rights management, and PKI certificates
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Engineer Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer systems architect. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for engineer systems architect
  • Advanced degree in EE or Physics (Ph.D
  • Working knowledge of basic signal processing techniques, especially interpolation of sampled signals
  • Familiarity with commercial packages such as HFSS, MicroStripes, and/or CST desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years’ experience or Master’s degree plus 8 years’ experience or if someone has no degree, then it requires 14 years’ experience
  • Experience should include work with logical, physical, functional, operational, and technical architectures of large and complex information systems
  • Experience should include project management/ implementation
Qualifications for engineer systems architect
  • Candidates must have experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software and specialty engineers to develop solutions using engineering processes and methods
  • The successful candidate must also have a solid understanding of networking concepts and how to architect a geographically distributed system utilizing communication networks while maintaining a secure posture
  • Experience in ballistic missile defense or air defense operations is highly desired
  • Experience with BMDS systems
  • Familiarity with the C2BMC system and the missile defense domain or any other Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) systems is desirable
  • MS with 8 years of experience/ BS with 10 years of experience
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Engineer Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an engineer systems architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer systems architect
  • Determines architecture related products and processes to define the architecture design activities and work tasks
  • Defines architecture development plan to document and communicate to the stakeholders the architecture framework
  • Establishes evaluation criteria and processes based on stakeholder requirements for architectural trade studies
  • Leads the team in developing candidate architectures of moderate scope and complexity by assessing new technology readiness, applying appropriate domain patterns (e.g., increase reliability, safety, producibility), developing and deriving requirements, and applying the constraints to the candidate architectures to meet stakeholder requirements and to frame next level of design
  • Creates an architecture description document to present selected architecture diagrams to stakeholders for review or reference utilizing SysML modeling
  • Creates a system description document to present an overview and narrative of system architecture to stakeholders for review or reference
  • Leads team members in identifying and defining system capabilities (e.g., operational, functional)
  • Leads the team in conducting architecture requirement analyses for projects of moderate scope and complexity to ensure that requirements are met at all levels and functional requirements are traceable to customer needs
  • Constructs, integrates, and maintains system architecture models of moderate scope and complexity to evaluate and compare architecture candidates in a consistent manner, expressing characteristics and supportive principles of a system to guide acceptable change
Qualifications for engineer systems architect
  • Minimum Top Secret security clearance is required
  • Successful track record of Architecting and Deploying Production System Integration & Deployment of various Sensor Systems
  • 5 + years' experience supporting a client computing environment within a medium to large environment (1000+ users) in a similar engineering or architecture role
  • In-depth Knowledge and understanding of Active Directory, Group Policy, security principles, OS hardening, and client compute management tools
  • Advanced experience troubleshooting and enabling configuration management with Group Policy Objects (GPO) as they relate to the desktop environment
  • Advanced experience with SCCM or other relevant client computing management package used to deploy software applications and manage a large desktop environment
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Engineer Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer systems architect. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer systems architect
  • Day to day Engineering and Administration of large scale distributed systems, including Hadoop, HBase, EMR and more
  • Experience in electro-optical sensors/systems in the areas of requirements and architecture development, system design, system trades, requirement allocation, and requirement verification
  • Experience with software tools such as Matlab, Simulink, Mathcad, Mathematica or other computer aided engineering tools
  • Experience working within a team and as an individual contributor
  • Experience in Nonlinear Photonics, Fiber Optic System Design, High Energy Laser Systems, Coherent Ladar Systems, EO/IR Sensors, Active EO Sources, Laser Propagation/Atmospheric Turbulence, and/or System of Systems
  • Strong communication skills to interface with senior level executives deliver technical presentations
Qualifications for engineer systems architect
  • Experience using software version control tools (Perforce, git, SVN, Mercurial)
  • Lead the design of subsystems and integration of total system, identify, analyze, and resolve program support deficiencies
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with at least 14 years of professional experience in a related area
  • Experience with good engineering practices (test driven development, continuous integration, continuous deployment)
  • At least 10+ years of experience in an Aerospace and Defense Company or related industry in an engineering role
  • Experience with laser system development modeling and simulation including laser radiometry calculations, laser development requirements, and/or atmospheric turbulence modeling

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