• System Architect Senior

    Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 18 hours ago(11/20/2019 10:01 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology (IT)/ Cyber Security
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clearance Required
  • About Mission1st

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    Mission1st is a global IT, network and systems engineering solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence community, and homeland security markets. The company's 180+ employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Mission1st reported annual revenues in excess of $25 million, with a pipeline of growing programs and an increasing customer base.

    What you'll do

    In this role, you will determine specific network hardware and software requirements, such as platforms, interface/integration requirements, bandwidths, or routine schema's. You will develop and/or recommend network management and security measures, such as firewalls, network security audits, automated tooling or automated security probes. As well as develop conceptual, logical, and physical enterprise infrastructure/network solutions architectures, which include as-is, threshold objective, and as-built architectures. Other responsibilities are listed below: 


    • Adjust activities with designers of associated networks (e.g. DISA)
    • Participate in network technology upgrade or expansion and associated transition planning, including installation of hardware and software and integration testing
    • Participate in generation of detailed network specifications, including diagrams, charts, equipment configurations, or recommended technologies
    • Prepare architectural presentation and proposals for staff or customers
    • Evaluate network designs to determine whether requirements are met efficiently and effectively
    • Analyze information from multiple sources to compile a complete, holistic solution within their areas of expertise

    What you'll bring

    • Master's Degree or Equivalent (four-year college or university) in an IT-related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
    • Ten or more (10+) years in the field of architecture
    • Current Secret Clearance 
    • Knowledge and experience using approved DODAF Tools
    • An understanding and experience with large, complex IT projects and organizations
    • Experience easily communicating recommendations and issues to high-level commanders/executives to influence decisions that support an organization's overall strategic plan
    • A commitment to your profession demonstrated by participation in providing support, guidance and memberships in professional associations
    • Ability to consolidate multiple reference architectures into a single, coherent enterprise solution architecture and to identify inconsistencies, overlaps and gaps in architectural reference architectures
    • A desire to join some of the most capable and experienced telecommunications and engineering professionals in the industry and contribute to the ongoing growth of our venture together

    Why you'll want to join us

    Impassioned strategic thinkers who are eager to learn, grow and contribute to a shared company mission. At Mission1st, the members of our team have the opportunity to broaden their minds, amplify their skills, build worthwhile relationships with the industry’s best of the best, and have a direct impact on our company’s success! 


    Along with our dynamic company culture and collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to harmonize your personal and professional life and grow immensely. We work just as hard as we play and try to coordinate company events such as happy hours, networking and wellness events and luncheons. For more Benefits material, click specifics.

    We also offer some fabulous benefits, including:


    • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
    • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
    • A generous 401(k) plan
    • A corporate wellness program
    • Tuition reimbursement


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