Senior Systems Architect

    • Job Tracking ID: 513000-860196
    • Job Location: Hybrid, DC
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/20/2023
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

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About COE

Have you ever dreamed of going to a job that you love? Well, you need to look no further - COE is an award-winning workplace with a balanced focus on client, employee, and company. We offer competitive benefits and a flexible environment focused on your success. We encourage all interested candidates to apply! It’s time to see if COE is the right place for the next step in your career - we are ready to invest in you!

As an EEO employer, COE celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment of equitability where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and COE employees. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

About the Role

In anticipation of a contract award, COE is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Systems Architect. As the Systems Architect, you will be responsible for assessing systems for ability to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, and cost savings for our clients. You will assess system design, user interface, configuration, operating environment, data capacity, functionality security, and network for a Federal Government client. You will be required to objectively analyze desired processes and outcomes and advise on the right combination of IT systems and components to achieve specific goals. You will assess SOP’s staff expertise, and ability to align with advanced technology requirements to achieve better organizational performance and ensure an effective client experience. This position is a hybrid role with primary focus on telework with occasional travel to local client site(s) within the Washington DC/Metro area. Some travel may be required.


The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assess the effectiveness of systems design and architecture, security cost effectiveness, and other requirements identified in the paragraph above. This will include a large variety of technology systems, tools, platforms, and configurations (Cloud and on prem).
  • Perform technical research and development for the long-term system roadmap to achieve client needs and effective customer experiences.
  • Work as part of a team and make recommendations in tandem with other aspects of an organization’s effectiveness assessment.
  • Suggest and provide economically sound IT solutions to client as needed, remaining technology tool agnostic, unbiased, and non-conflicted.
  • Perform technical research and development for the long-term system roadmap to achieve client satisfaction.

Experience and Skills

  • Must have prior experience working on Federal Government systems. Candidates without Federal experience will not be considered.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university with eight+ (8+) years of related engineering experience.
  • Advanced industry certifications are highly desirable.
  • Experience with a wide variety of technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and document technology integration and migration strategies.
  • Familiar with and on top of the industry trend and new technologies for system architecture.
  • Strong attention to detail is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform with little direction and achieve quality results independently and within a team.
  • Strong customer care focus.
  • Ability to work under pressure, time, and other constraints.
  • Successfully presents technical information in layman’s terms while being clear and concise.
  • Works well as part of a team.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively.
  • History of ethical performance.
  • US Citizenship is required.


Job Benefits

We are proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. COE has also received consecutive  awards of the prestigious "When Work Works" award in recognition of our engaging corporate culture and strong employee benefits!

We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to meet the personal and family needs of our employees. The following information is a brief summary of these benefits and may be subject to change.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Group Term Life and Accidental Death Benefit
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employer-Paid Professional Development
  • Educational Assistance
  • Performance Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Smart Benefits®
  • Parking Assistance Policy
  • Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave