• Release Engineer, Sr.

    Location US-VA-Dulles
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/11/2018 4:40 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Release Engineer on our Systems Engineering team in Dulles, VA.  The Release Engineer supports the development of system capabilities on the side of the life cycle. Deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designs  and develops system-oriented products and prepares related installation, testing, operation, and maintenance specifications and instructions.


    • The Release Engineer defines and analyzes architecture to establish operating conditions, conducts tests, define and analyze engineering proposals and related technical data to determine feasibility of developing new capabilities and/or modifying existing capabilities
    • Provide technical direction for development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of components of system
    • Perform requirement elicitation, analysis and functional allocation
    • Conduct systems requirement reviews
    • Develop CONOPS, interface standards, system architectures
    • Perform technical and non-technical assessment and management
    • Perform end-to-end flow analysis
    • Implements operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable standards (e.g., DODAF, FEAF)
    • 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.
    • Provide internal and external customers with technical design support to system acquisition specification, design, proof-of-concept prototyping, development and evaluation of management information and decision support systems
    • Perform team lead functions


    US Citizenship and an active Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred

    • Eight (8) or more years of system engineering experience required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is 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

    Required skills:

    • Demonstrated experience or familiarity with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), compliant with ANSI/EIA Standard 748-B required
    • Agile development methodology experience required


    • 8570.1- M Compliance at IAT Level I (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification required
    • Agile software development methodology certification (e.g. SCRUM Master) desired
    • Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) certification desired


    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 will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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