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Lead Enterprise Systems Engineer  - CVET


McLean, VA
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MITRE Center for Veterans Enterprise Transformation (CVET) is currently seeking a Lead Enterprise Systems Engineer to join our Center for Veterans Enterprise Transformation department in McLean, VA. Working independently, as a member of a team of technical staff or leading a team of MITRE subject matter experts, the Enterprise System Engineer, will interact with high level Department of Veterans Affairs sponsors to deliver high value, high impact support to the Department of Veterans affairs, which improves the delivery of Veteran outcomes.

The Enterprise Systems Engineer will apply advanced systems engineering research, analytical, and solution development techniques to deliver data-driven technical products to support VA in making timely complex policy and acquisition decisions, maximizing operational effectiveness and efficiency, and achieving highest quality engineering solutions.

Key Functions:

Build trusted partnership with key stakeholders and influence VAs direction in achieving results that enable effective and efficient delivery of benefits and services to our Veterans
Leverage understanding of VA domain (processes, systems, and policies) to appropriately advise sponsors
Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to adapt and evolve approaches within a rapidly changing environment
Employ a keen intellectual curiosity to explore system and process improvements
Leverage creativity, innovation, business, and technical expertise and skills to provide recommendations and alternative solutions in response to sponsor requests
Assess risk, identify root issues and provide high quality, viable solutions for the sponsor
Execute strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to present technical results in an intuitive, actionable manner that can be understood by sponsor audiences, regardless of technical expertise
Lead a high performing team or effectively collaborate within a team environment as a Subject Matter Expert
Identify and work through integration opportunities to leverage the breadth and depth of the FFRDC experience and expertise
Proactively identify opportunities where the FFRDC can increase its value to the VA

Required Qualification:

BS in Computer Science or Engineering and ten years applicable experience

4 + years experience in the design, implementation, and integration of enterprise systems and system-of-systems for federal agencies.
This hands on technically challenging position will require demonstrated proficiency with at least one major open systems operating system.
Enterprise application knowledge of technologies such as Oracle, Exchange, Informix, SharePoint, etc. is essential.
Experience in requirements engineering, and framing systems architecture as a series of decisions, which can be actively explored, sorted, managed, and optimized
Strong track record of working collaboratively and influencing others
Experience balancing and meeting multi-stakeholder demands in a rapid-pace environment
Demonstrated experience building trusted relationship with customers
Successful track record of leading high performing teams as well as working collaboratively in a team environment
Track record of willingness to adapt and learn in complex environments

Preferred Qualifications

MS degree or PhD in a technical discipline
VA domain knowledge to include experience working in the VA environment and familiarity with VA systems, processes and policies
Six or more years experience working with/for agencies and/or departments of the US Government
Experience in a consulting environment