Systems Engineer Level II - Active Secret Clearance Required

Arlington, VA
National Security – National Security /
Full-Time /
About the Organization
Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Redhorse specializes in developing and implementing creative strategies and solutions with private, state, and federal customers in the areas of cultural and environmental resources services, climate and energy change, information technology, and intelligence services. We are hiring creative, motivated, and talented people with a passion for doing what's right, what's smart, and what works.

Position Description

Redhorse transforms the way government uses data and technology. To support this mission, we are seeking a Systems Engineer to join the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) Chief Technology Office (CTO) in support of Future Analytic Architecture. The CDAO CTO provides strategic awareness, advice and expertise related to technology trends in support of the acceleration of the adoption of data, analytics, and AI across the DoD.  This particular position focuses on advancing CDAO’s AI/ML and data-driven initiatives.  The Government portfolio lead will provide guidance and direction.  The ideal candidate should possess strong technical writing skills and technical expertise.


    • Ensures that the consortium members are proposing and working towards a common interoperable technical vision.
    • Provide collaborative technical leadership alongside industry and government partners to establish high level data mesh design patterns and proofs of concept/ prototypes suited to a complex multi-vendor, multi-organization environment.
    • Proactively identifies and develops solutions to identify and mitigate technical risks, ensuring compliance to with global standards as well as interoperability with DoD systems.
    • Create and review others’ relevant documentation, such as diagrams, detailed assessments, and design document.
    • Assist in the evaluation of new products and services; make recommendations for improvements and assist in the development and documentation of network architecture.
    • Serves as a senior technical advisor in formulating the technical approaches, selection of the tools, diagnostics methods for solving the customer problems utilizing artificial intelligence in a timely manner.
    • Consults with organizations to obtain or exchange complex technical information.
    • Ensures all the functional and performance analysis models developed reflect the operational performance requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

    • Active Secret security clearance. Applicants who do not posses a current and active Secret security clearance will not be considered for this role.
    • Bachelors Degree plus at least 4 years experience OR a Masters Degree plus 2 years of experience.
    • Education must be in Systems Engineering or closely related discipline such as Modeling and Simulation Engineering.
    • Strong knowledge of proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices.
    • Experience with network design/development and design of data exchange standards such as APIs, cloud storage, and access-denied environments.
    • Great technical writing skills.
    • Experienced in Python programming and in industry-standard Software Engineering software (e.g., Cameo).

Desired experience:

    • Data Mesh Design, Systems of Systems, Systems Engineering
    • Zero Trust Architecture
    • Access Management
    • DoD Classification Implementation
    • Microservice Architecture
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