• Data Modeler/Mapper, Level 6

    Location US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/10/2018 9:49 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Engineer to join our team in the Columbia, MD area. The Systems Engineer will provides Data Modeling and Mapping support to the Extended Enterprise for specific customer mission requirements to map legacy data formats to ASDF.


    • Define and analyze data requirements, map legacy data stores and formats to ASDF, and perform architectural alignment of the ELDM and customer domain PDMs
    • Analytical skills to perform primary research for protocols and technologies and apply them to the ASDF format mapping efforts
    • Ability to catch on quickly and be able to use this primary research to comprehend various technologies and apply this knowledge
    • Provide expertise in data harmonization and data modeling activities to support requirements and provide data modeling consulting to help Data Domain stakeholders develop new high quality data models and formats for exchange and storage in an agile fashion
    • Coordinate, meet, and hold Technical Peer Reviews with Subject Matter Authorities and Stakeholder communities to discuss and perform requirements and impact analysis to understand the data elements in their domains, relationships among those elements and interdependencies between models
    • Develop and maintain domain logical data model artifacts: Logical Data Models (LDM), Data Element Dictionaries (DED), Physical Data Models (PDM), Interface Control Documents (ICD), data format specifications, model release documentation, user guides, data harmonizations and mappings.


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

    • Twenty (20) years' systems engineering experience  
    • Bachelor’s degree in a qualified engineering field or related discipline from an accredited college or university
      • A Master's degree in a qualifying engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, thereby reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience.
      • Five (5) years of experience developing CASE tools for model development to include either proprietary ones (ERWin, ERStudio, PowerDesigner) or FOSS ones (ArgoUML, DBDesigner, Umbrello).

    Individual Capabilities Required:

    • Extensive working knowledge and practical use of data modeling and mapping techniques
    • Experience with customer legacy data formats
    • Knowledge and use of ASDF
    • Experience with Unified Modeling Language (UML) and XML technologies (XSDs and schemas, and XML generation), ontologies, and semantics.
    • TechSIGINT data experience or knowledge

    Individual Capabilities Desired:

    • Experience/Knowledge of TechSIGINT data, Data Modeling techniques including Resource Description Framework (RDF) Schema (RDFS) and OWL based technologies
    • Experience using Sybase PowerDesigner is a plus, as well as knowledge of the ELDM, but not required
    • Superior interpersonal, analytical and communication skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of customers


    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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