• Systems Engineer, Sr.

    Location US-MD-Ft. Meade
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/16/2018 3:00 PM)
    Job ID
    NP-189
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    14
    Category
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is hiring a Systems Engineer, Sr. to join our team in Ft. Meade, MD. The Systems Engineer analyzes user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications. Analyzes system requirements and leads design and development activities. Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies. Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology. Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Contributes to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents

    • Manages system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) – Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.

    • Assists with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components

    • Coordinates the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination

    • Participates in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations

    • Participates in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents

    • Participates in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle

    • Allocates real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components

    • Derives from the system requirements and understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness

    • Derives lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable

    • Generates alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions

    • Participates in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a common reference point for hardware and software developers

    • Defines the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan

    • Develops system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis

    • Develops derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management, etc.) SE Skill Level 1

    • Reviews and provides input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)

    • Provides technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
    • Supports the planning and test analysis of the government Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)
    • Supports the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA Strategy)

    Qualifications

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

    • Fourteen (14) years’ experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity within the Federal Government is required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
      • Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree

     

    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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