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Data Architect / Configuration Manager - Clearance Desired

Data Architect / Configuration Manager - Clearance Desired

locationColorado Springs, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Overview

LMI is seeking a senior Data Architect / Confirguration Manager to support a client in the Colorado Springs, CO area.  LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. 

LMI has been named a 2022 #TopWorkplace in the United States by Top Workplaces!  We are honored to be recognized as a company that values a people-centered culture, and we are grateful to our employees for making this possible! 

Responsibilities

Our team specializes in crafting Digital Engineering analytical pipelines with a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) data model front end and employing MBSE principles throughout.  These pipelines employ a micro-services-based architecture on a cloud-deployed system (AWS Govcloud) to maximize nation-wide system availability, scalability, data integrity, and security.  The team supports US Space Force organizations with highly-responsive cutting-edge analytical insights which are helping change how the space domain supports the joint war fight. 

We’re looking for a senior data architect with extensive MBSE skills who can help us shape future analytical pipelines.  In this role you will: 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide strategic MBSE architecture/design direction and insights to guide and standardize creation of CI/CD pipelines into templates in a fast-paced innovative environment. 
  • Author and enforce standards for Source COntrol, Versioning, and GitLab/AWS/Nexus best practices across all development teams.
  • Architect our Digital Engineering data model library to serve as the data integration hub for the USSF’s analytical team of teams. 
  • Shape future MBSE models to represent the joint warfight in all domains (ground, surface, air, space, and cyber) and at all levels (subsystems, platforms, capabilities, missions, and operations/campaign). 
  • Collaborate with our software architect, senior developers, operations analysts, data scientists, and other leadership to architect/design interaction of the MBSE data models w/ other critical software capabilities and components. 
  • Author MBSE best practices to guide overall solution implementation with an eye for orthogonality, scalability, interoperability, configuration management (especially of MBSE and tightly-coupled components), etc. 
  • Should possess a comprehensive understanding of micro-service architectures, Kubernetes deployments, and especially CloudFormation or Terraform "Infrastructure as Code".
  • Professionally interact with customers to understand their requirements and demonstrate capabilities. 
  • Roll up your sleeves and support the MBSE implementation. 
  • Actively participate in all agile sprint ceremonies. 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field with 10+ years of professional development experience or master’s degree in a STEM field with 8+ years of professional development experience. 
  • Proven strategic MBSE leadership and product implementation experience.
  • Proven experience in an agile environment.
  • High familiarity with Cameo (or similar) and SysML.
  • Experience integrating MBSE principles and practice w/ agile software development teams, with ability to develop products collaboratively and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work across disciplines.
  • Ability to give and take feedback.
  • Self-start, follow-through, complete projects from start to finish.
  • Possess or be willing/able to obtain/maintain a U.S. Government security clearance at the TS level with the possibility for upgrade to TS/SCI with polygraph.  You must be a US Citizen.

Security Clearance Requirements:

Candidate must be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI clearance, but no clearance is required to start (eligibility to obtain a clearance is required).

Nice to have: 

  • SCI-eligible.
  • Space domain experience.
  • Experience using both Scrum and Kanban.
  • Experience with Simulation software.

Target salary range: $119,000 -$212,000.  Final compensation will be determined by a variety of factors including but not limited to your skills, experience, education, and/or certifications. 


LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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