Systems Architect

Norfolk, VA
Navy – Cyber and IT Solutions /
Contingent /
CSA is currently seeking an experienced Systems Architect III to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in Norfolk, VA. The successful candidate will play a key role in designing and implementing effective systems architectures, contributing to our client’s success, and making a significant impact in the field. 
This position is contingent on award.


    • Utilize extensive experience and judgment to independently plan and accomplish goals related to system architecture.
    • Provide top-level contributions and serve as a specialist in complex projects, offering consultation and guidance as needed.
    • Establish system information requirements in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems.
    • Determine high-level functional and technical requirements based on user interactions and knowledge of enterprise architecture.
    • Design architecture encompassing software, hardware, and communications to meet current and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
    • Identify, assess, and present options for meeting functional and technical requirements, including hardware and software updates or upgrades.
    • Develop high-level system design diagrams and ensure compatibility with open systems architecture standards.
    • Ensure compliance of the common operating environment with established standards.
    • Evaluate work flows, organization, and planning to identify and implement appropriate corrective actions.
    • Provide daily supervision and direction to staff members.


    • Minimum12 years of experience in the field or a related area within DoD/Navy programs
    • Strong familiarity with a variety of system architecture concepts, practices, and procedures
    • Proven track record of independently performing complex tasks and delivering successful results
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess requirements and develop effective architectural solutions
    • Ability to provide consultation and serve as a subject matter expert on complex projects
    • Experience leading and directing the work of others, including providing daily supervision and guidance
    • In-depth understanding of enterprise architecture principles and best practices.
    • Proficiency in developing high-level system design diagrams and ensuring compliance with established standards
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
    • ITIL Foundation Level certification
    • DoD Secret-Level Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree
    • Experience supporting NAVSEA clients 
    • First-hand experience with Naval shipyard and/or Naval maintenance facilities
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