Company Position Title: Principal Engineer 2, Enterprise Architecture Support
Agency/Department: Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) / Federal Support Staff
Employment Status: Full-Time
Location: AFRC, Robins AFB, Warner Robins, GA
Exemption Status: Exempt
Reports To: AFRC Enterprise IT Services Contract Team Lead
Job Purpose: Serves as a Principal Engineer and Enterprise Architect for HQ AFRC/A6 located at Robins Air Force Base (AFB), Warner Robins Georgia responsible for Enterprise Architecture (EA) support to include EA design, review, governance support, technical writing, documentation, and working closely with both functional Subject Matter Experts and other highly technical Information Technology (IT)/Systems Engineers.
Essential Functions / Responsibilities:
- Responsible for developing, via close collaboration with other Government functional entities, EA artifacts documenting existing and new system/applications, processes and/or data using government standards and provided tools
- Responsible for collaboration and integration of AFRC EA artifacts with United States Air Force (USAF) EA artifacts to include artifacts, tools, frameworks, methodologies, and models with the goal of eliminating redundancy, build efficiency and optimize the use of government resources
- Promote use of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions to include the development, maintenance, and utilization of the HQ AFRC Service Development and Delivery Process (SDDP) to analyze and support new IT/System requirements
- Collaborate with the contract Enterprise Architect and assist with documenting the current architecture, EA integration efforts, and development of the EA Annual Operating Plan and associated EA Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
- Exercise sound judgement in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria associated with obtaining results under this contract; and identify upgrade needs, and anticipate customer requirements by effectively planning, scheduling, and overseeing system upgrades
- Evaluate and recommend use of software, guidelines, procedures, and development of project plans to offer prompt resolution options, patch management, version control and administrative systems expertise
- Interacts with both customer and contract leadership relating complex technical issues/solutions in a manner to establish a partnership and improve the customer operating environment
- Compliance with all safety and security standards and perform other duties/projects as assigned
- Technical Capability
- Ethical Conduct
- Collaborative Approach
- Quality Compliance
- Time Management
- Communication Proficiency
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
This job operates in a professional secure office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
Physical / Mental Demands
This is primarily a sedentary role; however, some mobility and filing is required. This would require the ability to move from one location to another, lift files, open filing cabinets, and bending or standing on a stool as necessary. This position requires the ability to make read, analyze and interpret data for long periods and make decisions in a high pressure environment.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Full time position working an average hours of 40 per week to meet the needs to the contract hours requirement. The employee must be available during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and is expected to work at least 8 hours a day. After hours or work in addition to 40 per week may be necessary.
Limited travel is expected for this position, less than 10% throughout the year.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 4 years of experience creating enterprise architecture with the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DODAF), Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF), British Ministry of Defense Architecture Framework (MODAF), or The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) or;
- 4+ years experience creating enterprise architecture with the DODAF, FEAF, MODAF, or TOGAF and an EA Professional Certification.
- Minimum active Secret Clearance and ability to maintain SECRET clearance
- EA Professional Certification: Certified Enterprise Architect (CEA)
- Demonstrate a degree of technical expertise and knowledge of enterprise architecture, and associated architecture frameworks such as DODAF
- Proficient with high-end tools such as IBM’s Rational System Architect tool set, Microsoft Project and Visio
- Assist with the development of plans and strategies to identify, capture, articulate and manage supporting projects that foster overarching program guidance and strategy provided by a higher authority
- Ability to perform a variety of complex assignments/tasks to support successful completion of EA projects to include successfully gather requirements from functional experts, relating “to be” environments to other highly technical individuals, designing/creating needed products/artifacts that accurately and completely capture the environment
- Demonstrated exceptional soft skills related to both interpersonal and public communications, and gaining deeper understanding of multiple, diverse functional requirements