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IT Acquisition Engineer -  Financial Systems


McLean, VA
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MITREs Center for Financial Enterprise Transformation is looking for engineering and acquisition professionals to work with the IRS to modernize its legacy systems, which are critical to national financial security.

We will provide you with challenging opportunities to apply and expand your acquisition, engineering, innovation and transformation, and analytic skills. We are looking for highly-motivated, adaptive, and self-directed mid-career candidates with a broad spectrum of experience in modernizing large-scale data and processing-intensive systems, acquisition and migration planning, and transformation. We value data-driven and thorough analysis, impactful communication, and a bias for action.

We are seeking someone that will provide leadership, system planning, acquisition analysis, and problem solving for government customers in collaboration with MITRE team members with diverse technical backgrounds.

Key Functions:

Identify challenges and opportunities with legacy systems and applications and recommend innovative approaches for modernization

Work in a team environment as a technical contributor to develop and implement acquisition strategies and plans to achieve modernization goals

Tackle wicked problems associated with disentangling legacy systems from a larger enterprise environment and using their replacements to transform the larger environment

Work closely with government sponsors to identify and address roadblocks before they are reached.

Requirement Qualifications:

7+ years documented success in applying one or more of the following capabilities in complex environments such as: IT System Design and Engineering, IT System Acquisition, Enterprise IT Acquisition

Detail-oriented with a comprehensive understanding of the Systems Engineering Life Cycle and proven ability to apply that expertise to the acquisition of large information systems

Experience with specification, assessment, acquisition, integration, and delivery of large-scale, COTS-based IT solutions

Strong written and verbal communication skills, to include delivery of executive-level briefings and technical documentation

Bachelors degree in System engineering or disciplines related to system acquisition

Preferred Qualifications:

5+ years experience with federal government IT acquisition
5+ years experience with Case Management, Tax Processing, or Financial Account Management

*Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to successfully complete an IRS Minimum Background Investigation. Those that hold an active U.S. Government Security Clearance are encouraged to apply.