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Chief Systems Architect
Title:Chief Systems Architect
Division:Braxton Technologies
Location:Colorado Springs, CO

Chief Systems Architect



The Chief Systems Architect is a responsible for aligning Braxton ground systems architectures with the future of Air Force, DoD, and Enterprise Capabilities. Other responsibilities include integrating and aligning new missions into the Enterprise Ground System Architecture. The successful candidate will communicate the value our offerings bring to customers, while meeting their requirements and work across the enterprise to enable the ground systems of the future. The Chief Systems Architect is the technical expert within the Braxton on all enterprise ground architectures.


  • Colorado Springs, CO

Job Title

  • Chief Systems Architect

BSTG Division

  • Braxton Technologies, LLC (Braxton)


  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education, experience, and clearance level

Shift & Travel

  • M-F, Days
  • 25% Travel Required

Position Responsibilities

  • Incorporate advancing technology and policy for enterprise architectures
  • Reduce manual operation and promote automation for enterprise architectures
  • Push to leverage prototype(s) and evaluate prototype(s) in an operational context for operational suitability for enterprise architectures
  • Leverage existing prototypes and reuse components and technologies to provide a near term operational capability for enterprise architectures
  • Create an unclassified/classified interface layer composed primarily of industry standards to expose the available infrastructure for enterprise architectures
  • Encompass a generic model of location independent utility computing, currently with a focus on private cloud, but anticipating hybrid and future transitions to composite commercial and government cloud computing solutions for enterprise architectures
  • Ensure Government-owned Codebase and Development Infrastructure for enterprise architectures
  • Separate Infrastructure (Utility compute, network, storage, and wide-area networking) as a bulk service to support EGS and future Resilient Enterprise Ground development and operations for enterprise architectures
  • Investigate major technical risk/consideration - impact of Multi-Level Security (MLS) or access/releasability markings for enterprise architectures


Minimum Security Clearance

  • The ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance; an active DoD SCI Clearance is desired

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Expert understanding of Satellite Ground Systems Engineering, Development, Integration and Test, or Operations Engineering fields
  • Demonstrated experience with Satellite Command and Control, Scheduling and Optimization, Flight Dynamics, and/or Space Vehicle Simulation and Enterprise Architectures
  • Proven experience as a technical, solutions, and/or Chief Enterprise Architect
  • Demonstrated experience with at least one of the following scripting languages: Perl, Python, and/or JavaScript
  • Some working knowledge of least one of the following programming languages is desirable: C++, Java, C#, .Net
  • Strong written and oral communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD TS/SSBI or SCI Clearance
  • Sales and proposal preparation background

Education and Training Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Systems/Software, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline required

Minimum Years of Experience

  • 20+
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