• Systems Engineer, Level 5

    Location US-MD-Laurel
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/10/2018 10:01 AM)
    Job ID
    N-1882
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    15
    Category
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Engineer, Level 5 to join our team in the  Laurel, MD area. The Systems Engineer will deliver systems engineering services to plan, execute, test, deploy and sustain processing and analytic capabilities.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Perform technical consultation to improve the effectiveness of tactical intelligence systems as a team member responsible for assessing Tactical SIGINT Systems found on a variety of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, ships and ground platforms
    • Work with government and contractors to improve tactical SIGINT system effectiveness by assessing Interoperability, Connectivity, Modernization, Security And Supportability (ICMSS); assess standards implementation; evaluate documentation; and participate in technical reviews at key acquisition phases
    • Work with senior Department of Defense nd Intelligence Community acquisition engineers and user representatives to identify ICMSS risks and opportunities in the architectural designs of those systems
    • With limited, high-level direction, working as a member of a small team or independently, conduct system-of systems interoperability and technical assessments of the design and operating environment of systems based on validated effectiveness criteria. Recommend actions based on the findings in formal Assessment Reports or frequent informal technical communications
    • Work with the acquisition community, military Service Cryptologic components o th US and our Allies, and industry stakeholders to maintain expert knowledge of current and emerging SIGINT solutions and understand the technical challenges related to tactical SIGINT interoperability within the 5-Eyes partners
    • Work with teammates to develop and maintain a model interrelating requirements, system capabilities, technology implementation, and standards. Contribute to the refinement of ICMSS system effectiveness criteria in the context of emerging system's architecture and requirements
    • Participate in various SIGINT Working Groups; prepare and review technical assessments; and review SIGINT technologies

    Qualifications

     

    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Fifteen (15) years' systems engineering experience supporting customer programs
    • Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering field: (Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management) or a related discipline: (Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics) from an accredited college or university
      • Four (4) years of additional systems engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree
      • A Master's degree in a qualifying engineering field plus thirteen (13) years of experience

    The candidate must minimally meet the following KSAs for this position:

    • Prior SIGINT systems hands-on-experience
    • Ability to review and analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, system architecture and requirements specifications
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to comfortably interact with all levels of organizational management, be willing to operate in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision, and possess strong interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills
    • Technical and people skills necessary to collaborate with customers, SME, and senior technical and programmatic leadership
    • Knowledge of operational SiGINT data flows

    Individual Capabilities Desired:

    • Multi-service, multi-intelligence background
    • Experience with system acquisition requirements, technical requirements documents, and reviews
    • Familiarity with system design document preparation and JROC architecture products

    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.

     

    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

     

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