Senior Systems Engineer

  • Talent Savant
  • Dulles, VA, USA
  • 04/09/2018
Top Secret SSBI SCI Cybersecurity Engineering - Hardware / Software Intelligence / CounterIntelligence IT / Telecom Science / Technology Development

Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.

The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designs and develops system-oriented products and prepares related installation, testing, operation, and maintenance specifications and instructions.

Responsibilities also include:

· Analyze user requirements, CONOPS and high-level system architectures to derive, develop and decompose system-level specifications.

· Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the system is compatible with defined architecture, and meets customer needs.

· Conduct trade studies, to determine possible system (hardware, software, architecture) improvements.

· Plan and/or support enhancement projects (Path 1 and Path 2) and Block Upgrade projects (Path 3) through requirements definition, implementation, development, operations, performance, testing,cost and schedule, training and support, and/or system disposal.

· Develop technical documentation, including CONOPS, user guides, test plans, and other CDRL items.

· Perform deployment services, including site surveys and site installation and test.

· Perform individually and as part of a team.

· Provide input to hardware (COTS/GOTS/capacity/etc.) recommendations, including support for Technology Insertion in Government Technical Reference Model (TRM).

· Active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and program Engineering Review Boards (ERBs).

Required skills include:

· Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance required.

· U.S. Citizenship required

· Experience and/or familiarity with software and system lifecycle methodologies, (e.g ISO, CMMI, ITIL).

· Experience and/or familiarity with MS Office, including Word, Excel, Project required.

Desired skills include:

· Experience with Agile development methodology.

· Experience with requirements management tools

· Experience with automated testing tools (e.g., RSpec, Cucumber, etc.)

Certifications:

· DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)) certification is highly desired.

Senior Systems Engineer I

· Four (4) or more years of systems engineering experience required. [A Master’s degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience.]

· Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is required.

[Four (4) years of experience may be substituted for a degree.]

Additional Responsibilities and/or skills:

· Manage up to four (4) projects of variable size.

· Demonstrated experience or familiarity with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), compliant with ANSI/EIA Standard 748-B desired.

· Establish common process across tasks, including configuration management (CM), risk management, quality assurance (QA), etc.

Additional Requirements:

· Agile development methodology experience required.

Certifications:

· Agile software development methodology certification (e.g. SCRUM Master) desired.

Senior Systems Engineer – II

· Six (6) or more years of systems engineering experience required. [A Master’s degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience.]

· Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is required.

[Four (4) years of experience may be substituted for a degree.]

Additional Responsibilities and/or skills:

· Manage multiple projects of variable size.

· Define, plan and manage work packages (WP). Includes defining task, WP duration, WP sequencing, critical path analysis, resource assignment, and input to the Integrated master Schedule (IMS),

· Establish common processes across tasks, including configuration management (CM), risk management, quality assurance (QA), etc.

· Perform team leader functions.

Additional Requirements:

· Demonstrated experience or familiarity with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), compliant with ANSI/EIA Standard 748-B desired.

· Agile development methodology experience required.

Certifications:

· Agile software development methodology certification (e.g. SCRUM Master) required.