Enterprise Information Services, Inc.

Principal Systems Architect

US-MD-Ft. Mead
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The DISA DESS II  Principal Systems Architect supports the development of enterprise-wide information systems as part of the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) at Fort Meade, MD.


Principal Systems Architect (Key Personnel). Establishes system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems. Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. Designs architecture to include the software, hardware and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades. Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams. Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and International Standards Organization (ISO) reference models, and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of Information Management (IM) solution of the application platform, across the application program interface (API), and the external environment/software application. Ensures that the common operating environment is compliant. Evaluates analytically and systematically problems of work flows, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action. Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance
  • MA/MS in a technical discipline

  • At least 15 years of experience

  • U.S. Citizen

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certified - one of the following certifications: Security+, SSCP or CCNA-Security
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Experience in:

  • DISA IT Support
  • Working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with changing priorities

EIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/V/Disabled.


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