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Date: Mar 10, 2018

Location: Arlington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 8827 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Sr. Systems Engineer - FEAF to join our team in Arlington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



Job Description:

  • Responsible for updating and keeping current the USAID SDLC as pertains to both Waterfall and Agile development methodologies.
  • Engage in defining, developing and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standards.
  • Provide oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance and in this context.
  • Lead, Coordinate and participate as required in Architecture (ARB) and Engineering (ERB) review boards.
  • Support the effort of collaborating with Information System Security Office (ISSO) to ensure all required security controls are built into solutions.
  • Responsible for Maintenance of the Enterprise IT Strategic Plan (ITSP) and Enterprise Transition Roadmap (ETR).
  • Provide guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, COBIT, IEEE, SAFe, Agile and DevOps and other leading industry practices.
  • Provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to project staff.
  • Shall have experience of data access, analysis and reporting capabilities, to support investigation and closure of GAO, FISMA and IG audit findings.
  • With regards to Engineering Innovation-
    • Responsible for promoting IT innovation through research and development and by providing assessments of new and evolving technologies, techniques, and industry best practices in IT infrastructure (e.g., hardware, software, network infrastructure, telecom, and industry best practices). In this context, take responsibility for:
      • Monitor and track emerging tools and technologies by following industry and academia research efforts. Maintain a technology radar of promising and applicable candidates.
      • For promising candidates prepare and brief required stakeholders on pros/cons of same. This will include, presentation, business cases, white papers etc.
      • Take responsibility for developing prototypes and/or proof of concept (POC) of promising and approved candidates, and brief senior executives and other related stakeholders on findings of same.
      • For qualifying POCs and prototypes work to update related Enterprise architectures models and engineering processes, practices and applicable artifacts to facilitate the secure, consistent and standards aligned utilization of applicable new tools and technologies across USAID projects.


This position requires an active Secret clearance.


Required Qualifications:

  • MA/MS and 10+ years’ experience or BA/BS and 15+ years’ experience
  • Strong experience in Software Engineering and/or IT networking and infrastructure engineering with both Waterfall and Agile, Agile/SAFe certifications is a plus
  • Experience drafting concept definition papers, analysis of alternatives, and business cases as necessary
  • Experience working with Federal Enterprise Architectures Framework (FEAF 2.0) and associated BRM and TRM is a plus


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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