Engineering - SME

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/6/2021 2:22 PM)
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*Technical Consulting


Acuity, Inc. seeks to hire a dynamic, self-motivated Engineering SME to support client initiatives. 


As an Engineering SME, you will be providing on-going enhancement and maturing of the Architecture and Engineering program through execution of a variety of System Engineering priority activities. You will provide enterprise engineering technical based innovation support services utilizing a combination of foundational engineering capabilities (e.g., skills, methods, tools, knowledge, and processes) to perform work. These services leverage architecture and engineering capabilities to create defined outputs and/or facilitate defined Agile Project based target Architecture and Engineering processes.


  • Meeting the demands of Engineering tasks in accordance with meeting System Engineering life Cycle (SELC) standards.
  • Modeling processes and concepts through industry standard tools such as Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), Unified Modeling Language (UML), mind mapping, domain/test driven design.
  • Support the development of clearly articulated and detailed reference system engineering documentation
  • Interfacing with the software development and architecture teams to translate user requirements into system requirements
  • Providing reviews of systems to validate the implementation of security controls, access control evaluations, and implementation validation
  • Analyzing complex system requirements
  • Creating system visualizations
  • Developing use case and requirements documentation
  • Providing analysis and design of business systems for functional applications
  • Understanding system capabilities and how the capabilities can meet the client’s business objectives
  • Organizing and directing network installation(s) site surveys
  • Assessing and documenting current site network configuration and user requirements
  • Designing and optimizing network topologies
  • Directing and leading preparation of engineering plans and site installation technical design packages.


Other responsibilities to include but not be limited to:

  • Assisting customers in identifying and producing artifacts needed to provide evidence of control implementation for both traditional on-prem and cloud systems, and Dev/Sec/Ops pipelines
  • Preparation of drawings documenting configuration changes.
  • Preparation of site installation and test reports
  • Developing installation schedules
  • Coordinating and developing post installation operations and maintenance support plans
  • Supporting internal workshops, seminars, and discussion on key technology innovation topics (such as federal or industry standards, changes, and policies)
  • Responsible for creating, enhancing, and/or leveraging existing data to assist with decision making.
  • Interfacing with clients to define user requirements and to discuss issues, questions, and project status.
  • Validating that client’s requirements are met
  • Supporting IT Technical training, workshops, projects, and seminar related to IT prioritized topics.
  • Mobilizing network installation team
  • Analyzing data from existing internal system data sources (e.g., CMDB, scans, security controls, performance, infrastructure) to disseminate relevant information to appropriate stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's Degree with experience in Information Science or a related Information Technology field
  • 5 – 10 years of system engineering experience applying System Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) principle to complete a system from an end-to-end process
  • Experience or familiarity with Agile and DevOps/DevSecOps concepts
  • Experience or familiarity with Cloud concepts and services.

 Recommended Skills and Experience (not required…but desired):

  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Experience in developing requirements and technical documents
  • Able to take initiative, manage own workload, and assume responsibility for tasks
  • Able to multi-task, handle multiple projects, and meet internal and client deadlines

Required Clearance:

  • Must be US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain government suitability


About Acuity, Inc.:

Acuity, Inc. is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture awards.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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