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Open Architecture Systems Engineer/ Architect (Tiger Team)

Global Systems Technologies
Arlington, VA
  • Expired: November 18, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Global Systems Technologies, Inc has an excellent opportunity for an Upper Mid-Level to Senior Systems Engineer/Architect supporting it\u2019s Professional Engineering and Logistics Support Services (PELSS3) contract in the development and support of the Transportation Security Administration\u2019s Open Architecture initiative involving leading edge technologies in a real-time environment.  This is an opening supporting advanced designs and guiding development as the TSA transitions from proprietary silo systems to a flexible, high-speed, computing and communications environ protecting passengers and crews throughout the National Airspace and Airport System including international flights.

The ideal candidate will have, at a minimum, a BS Degree from an accredited college or university, and at least seven years\u2019 experience involving key aspects of government system Engineering, including but not limited to Requirements Analysis and Development; System Analysis and Design; Logistics Analysis and Process Support, Open Architecture approaches, methodologies and development of integrated processing and communications systems; real-time/near-time systems, expertise in understanding and applying statistical methodologies and experience with Model Based Engineering; familiarity with high-speed networking, products and protocols; and a firm understanding of secure systems computing and cyber security.

Candidates must be U.S. Citizens, capable of passing DHS/TSA suitability requirements, able to be cleared to SECRET, and reside within reasonable, potentially, daily travel time to the Washington DC metro area.

Pluses for a candidate include, MS degree, 10+ years\u2019 experience in Federal programs, familiarity with acquisition processes such as the AD-102 Standard; excellent writing and presentation skills, excellent listening skills; familiarity with software design and development methods, familiarity with modeling and simulation, and an understanding of object (non-medical) image scanning using Computed Tomography (CT). Hands on engineering with networking, design, products, protocols will be very helpful.


  • Provide technical support to a team of TSA project managers in at least seven of the following disciplines;
    • IT Systems Roadmap Development and Integration.
    • IT Systems Architectures, Analysis, and Development.
    • Systems Engineering \u2013 Requirements Analysis, Development and Documentation.
    • Systems Engineering \u2013 Integration and Interface expertise.
    • Systems Engineering \u2013 Documentation for ICD, IRDs, Data Dictionaries.
    • Logistics Analysis and Process Support
    • Evaluation of emerging technologies.
    • Integration and evaluation of security controls, operations, and process.
    • Infrastructure Architecture and Design.
    • Familiarity with Cloud Technologies.
    • High Speed Networking



    • Previous experience in computer engineering, architecture, or other related fields
    • Fundamental knowledge of networking, hardware, and software
    • Ability to prioritize and multitask
    • Deadline and detail-oriented
    • Federal Client focused mindset
    • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience collaborating with others in a team environment
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Located or willing to relocate to the greater Washington DC metropolitan area.

Education / Experience

    • Bachelor\u2019s degree or higher in an engineering, computer, or systems related field from an accredited institution
    • Seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in the areas identified above, with 10 or more a plus.

Qualifications that are a Plus

    • Technical Planning and Analysis
    • Database Design and Management
    • Cyber Security Engineering
    • Governance and Process Improvement
    • Proposal Evaluation
    • Human Factors experience
    • Prior Experience with Federal contracting, in particular the TSA.
    • Acquisition process (AD-102 and related standards)

GST has an excellent benefits package with many perks. We will provide details to qualified applicants at the appropriate time.

Global Systems Technologies


Arlington, VA
22202 USA