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Information Technology (IT) Systems Engineer - DHS

Office: Washington DC
Location: Washington DC Area, DC
Job ID: S18-0435

JOB TITLE:   Information Technology (IT) Systems Engineer - DHS

PROJECT OVERVIEW:  

Part of a team that supports compliance with Clinger-Cohen Act and Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) requirements for a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) component office and programs; maintaining an enterprise-wide IT investment management framework that ensures IT investments are aligned with the DHS mission; and the conduct of IT acquisition oversight through program management reviews and design reviews.  Services provided encompass all areas of IT policy and planning including, but not limited to, capital planning, strategic planning, enterprise architecture, data management, information security, enterprise resource management, business process re-engineering, organizational change management, program management support, full range of systems engineering activities related to IT systems development, test, implementation, and deployment, and general office support.  The objective is to support business processes and projects to meet Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acquisition Management and Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) requirements and facilitate leadership oversight of IT investments to ensure they are aligned with the agency mission and measure performance in a meaningful way to produce improved results across the enterprise.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Individual will provide a full range of IT systems engineering and technical expertise in all areas of IT infrastructure systems and IT Service Management development, test, implementation, and deployment in support of our federal clients and corporate initiatives. Support responsibilities include:

  • Providing IT systems engineering management and IT Systems and Service Management subject matter expertise through a broad range of management consulting activities to help our clients maximize value from their IT investments and maintain management controls
  • Managing efforts to turn leading edge concepts into the delivery of efficient, innovative, technology-based solutions to include requirements analysis to address the business needs of our DHS clients
  • Identifying high-level business needs and requirements
  • Identifying capability gaps or deficiencies between business needs and requirements
  • Evaluating potential technology solutions to address capability gaps
  • Documenting capability gaps, requirements, and business processes
  • Completing analysis to determine whether a suitable capability already exists to meet user requirements
  • Assessing the feasibility of IT investment requirements integration into the enterprise architecture
  • Assisting in developing and maintaining an IT technology roadmap

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Top Secret

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelorís Degree in information Technology, Engineering or related technology field from an accredited college or university
  • At least 5 years of experience performing a lead role in support of requirements analysis, development, test, integration, implementation, and deployment of complex IT systems
  • Experience in the development, integration, documentation, and implementation of ITIL V3 IT Service Management (ITSM) processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of Agile development methodology
  • Knowledge and understanding of the DHS Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) process as identified in DHS AD 102-01
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral technical communication skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated experience supporting the DHS Components in any of the following areas: network Infrastructure, Agile developments, or Cyber Security
  • Knowledge and understanding of DHS acquisition policy and processes as identified in DHS AD 102-01 
  • Understanding and Knowledge of the DHS organization
  • Advanced Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or related technology field from an accredited college or university
  • ITIL V3 Certification
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification
  • Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP) or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) or Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) Certification
  • PMP Certification

WORK LOCATION: Washington DC 

TRAVEL: 5%

KEY WORDS: Information Technology, IT Service Management, Agile development, Systems Engineering

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