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Chief Engineer

Dulles, VA
  • Expired: September 29, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Chief Engineer

Location: Dulles, VA

Node is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission-critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment with new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.

Node is seeking a Chief Engineer to collaborate with the Customer's SE&I team to assess architectures and requirements, to develop derived requirements and systems engineering artifacts, and to guide Agile scrum teams in the development of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities Include:

Leading efforts designing and implementing enterprise level systems and scalable solutions as well as designing and implementing system management tools to include centralized configuration tools, monitoring and management tools to support Enterprise Cyber initiatives.

Responsible for providing engineering analysis, technical reviews, and technical guidance IAW best practices.

Provides technical recommendations for hardware, software definition, design, development, test, implementation, and sustainment support.

Performs and supports rapid development efforts to satisfy critical mission needs and new innovative capabilities that enable delivery of real work effects.

Develops strategies to provide required technical resources and solicit system performance feedback.

Works with cross-functional teams following Agile/Iterative development methodologies supporting standups, sprint planning, tasking, and reviews.

Responsible to research and make recommendations to ensure effective integration of new and upgraded applications with existing business systems and processes.

Ensuring/managing coordination and effective integration of interacting systems and extended environments within a federal government information technology environment to meet established business needs and objectives


Required Skills:

Must be a US Citizen

Must have active TS/SCI clearance

Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

10+ years demonstrated experience leading a large technology effort (> 100 developers) and performing the related functions for contracts in excess of $50M per annum.

Or 5+ years demonstrated experience leading a large O&M effort for a distributed IT infrastructure (> 50 O&M/sustainment engineers) and performing the related functions for contracts in excess of $50M per annum and 10+ years combined demonstrated experience in software architectures, application design and development, and lifecycle support and sustainment

Must have the ability to work independently, with little to no supervision, researching new technologies or comparing technologies to meet the customers need while providing an unbiased opinion

Strong working knowledge of IT products and services

Experience working in an Agile development environment

Experience working in DevOps and/or DevSecOps environments

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge and experience

Experience with AWS technologies, and migrations from on-prem to AWS

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Desired Skills:

Up to date knowledge of COTS, GOTS and open-source data engineering technologies and demonstrated experience implementing data engineering process improvements.

Experience with various data formats

Experience working on projects that implement analytic models into production systems

Experience with Agile tools, including Jira and Jira Align

Required Education: BS Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field.

Desired Certifications:

PMP certified

Agile or SAFe related certifications

ITIL4 Foundations or higher

Advanced Azure cloud related certifications

Advanced AWS Cloud Related Certifications (Solutions Architect; Sys Ops Admin, Developer, etc)

Company Overview:

Node.Digital is an independent Digital Automation & Cognitive Engineering company that integrates best of breed technologies to accelerate business impact.

Our Core Values help us in our mission. They include:


**Identifying the~RIGHT PEOPLE~and developing them to their full capabilities**

**Our customer's "Mission" is our "Mission". Our~MISSION FIRST~approach is designed to keep our customers fully engaged while becoming their trusted partner**

**We believe in~SIMPLIFYING~complex problems with a relentless focus on agile delivery excellence**

**Our mantra is "~Simple*Secure*Speed~" in delivery of innovative services and solutions**


+ Medical (90% Coverage for Employee)

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Basic Life (100% Coverage for Employee)

+ Long Term Disability (100% Coverage for Employee)

+ Health Saving Account

+ 401K

+ Three weeks of PTO

+ 10 Paid Holidays

+ Pre-Approved Online Training



Dulles, VA
20189 USA