Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Systems Architect

    Job ID 2019-5392
    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
  • Overview


    Whether we’re enabling space exploration, protecting our homeland, or serving our veterans,
    our projects combine science, technology, and strategy
    to create big solutions for the world’s most difficult challenges.



    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in technology and engineering fields. As part of the Geocent team, you have the chance to work with state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies while expanding your skillset and advancing your career. Consistently named as a Best Place to Work, we are known for fostering a rich, employee-centric company culture with a focus on personal growth, professional development, and community outreach.


    Benefits & Perks

    We offer a comprehensive package of benefits and perks aimed at assisting and supporting our employees professionally and personally:

    Health & Wellness + Life & Income Protection + Paid Time Off (PTO) & Leave + 401(K) Enrollment & Company Match + Profit Sharing


    Help us hire. Get paid.
    Geocent provides incentives when you refer your friends and family to us.

    We look for the best talent and our external referral program is designed to reward you when you share our open positions with your network.



    • Lead a highly motivated Government/Contractor team to upgrade a critical DoD system SharePoint application and migrate to the cloud. Assigned 10 personnel, including developers, testers, and system administrators
    • Experience in architecting, designing and implementing commercial clouds, such as Azure and AWS
    • Architect and lead development of cloud-based technologies to build resilient architectures
    • Architect and lead integration of software that interfaces with and/or includes COTS and GOTS tools and products.


    Detailed Responsibilities:

    • Researches, designs, and develops critical and increasingly complex computer software systems, in conjunction with hardware product development, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
    • Researches, designs, and develops cloud computing technologies, cloud elastic architectures, and incorporates continuous processes to enable cutting edge cloud capabilities.
    • Defines customer requirements, provides advice on alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies special, critical or complex projects.
    • Consults and may lead and manage teams of software engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system.
    • Formulates and designs software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
    • Develops, directs and reviews software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.
    • Acts as senior technical lead for program efforts.
    • Identifies creative solutions to improve system and product offerings.
    • Reviews test plans and defines /develops test benches for software libraries. Integrates externally developed code into core libraries.
    • Documents and reviews engineering work as input for company collateral and patent requirements.
    • Coordinates with project work teams to ensure adherence to policies, achievement of quality targets and delivery on schedule milestones.
    • Represents the organization as a technical customer contact on projects.


    • Minimum 8 years progressive work experience in Software Engineering
    • Minimum 8 years of web-based system architecture and integrating web-based systems and COTS
    • Minimum 2 years of experience leading engineering efforts and supervising engineering staff involved in development and technology integration
    • 3-5 years of SharePoint experience
    • 3-5 years SQL Server experience
    • Must have significant, hands-on experience with Agile software development.
    • Strong organizational skills and advanced analytical, troubleshooting and design skills.
    • Strategically analyze and articulate the risks, benefits, and opportunities associated with a proposed technical requirement, design, or solution.
    • Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative relationships, encourage teamwork, and promote cooperation to address concerns and issues


    Preferred Requirement:

    • Knowledge and experience in providing solutions using MS SharePoint, including architecture and server configuration a big plus
    • Experience with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence systems
    • Experience working with Department of Navy/Commander Naval Installations Command Anti-Terrorism, Force Protection and Emergency Management Common Operational Picture tools


    Education Requirement:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field
    • Must possess a current CompTIA Security + certification or obtain one as a contingency of employment
    • Must have or complete the training requirements for a DoD IAT2 credential within 4 months of employment


    Must have or be able to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance

    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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