Tau Six, an agile small company delivering cutting edge cybersecurity and systems integration services to the US National Security market, has an immediate need for a Enterprise Architect and Capabilities Engineer for a Department of Defense customer. In this role you have the opportunity to help design and integrate future national security IT systems for a critical DoD customer.

CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Active Top Secret/SCI US Government clearance

The Enterprise Architect & Capabilities Engineer will assist the DoD with the oversight and management of information technology projects to develop and integrate department-wide Enterprise services. The ideal candidate will bring a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate people. Candidates must be experienced in implementing IT projects and systems that will meet mission objectives.


  • Provide subject matter expertise in developing open, interoperable, and secure information technology architecture for classified programs.
  • Oversee IT capability requirements definition and integration into broader enterprise ecosystem, with an emphasis on technical soundness and resource efficiency
  • Provide written expert position and recommendations, white papers, and concept of operations to gain Department-wide approval for new technical IT capabilities
  • Oversee technology projects and evaluate them according to established goals and metrics
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by customer leadership
  • Develop and revise business requirements for technology projects
  • Apply architectural and functional specifications to each project
  • Meet with stakeholders to refine and evaluate requirements, strategy and mission needs
  • Help document and enforce IT architectural and design standards across all projects
  • Research and introduce new technologies for DoD customers
  • Assist in creating community IT standards
  • Improves operations by conducting functional and systems analyses and recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Uphold Tau Six values and operating principles; foster a success-oriented, accountable environment. Lead using principles of mutual accountability and clear, direct, honest communication


  • Understanding of key DoD architectural patterns and practices, especially the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF)
  • Ability to synthesize complex requirements into cohesive solutions following the systems engineering lifecycle
  • Experience developing, designing, implementing, and supporting secure information technology systems, particularly within the DoD
  • Experience with Special Access Programs a strong differentiator
  • Experience creating DoD Initial Capabilities Documents
  • Keen customer service skills, especially in supporting senior DoD officials
  • Experience in analysis, implementation, and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities
  • BS/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MS/MA will be a plus

Must have an active TS/SCI clearance with the U.S. Federal Government.