Systems Engineer L4

US-MD-Laurel
4 months ago
Job ID
N-1284
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
10
Category
System and Software Engineering

Overview

System Engineer Level 4 

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 used by US and allied armed forces.
  • 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 and Intelligence Community acquisition engineers and user representatives to identify 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 of the 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 partners.
  • Work with teammates to develop and maintain a model interrelating requirements, system capabilities, technology implementation, and standards. 
  • Contribute to the refinement of 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 Full Scope Polygraph

  • Ten (10) years' systems engineering experience supporting DoD/IC programs. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering (Communications, Computer, or Electrical), Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or similar degree and meets the experience requirements, or equivalent documented combination of training and experience.
    • A Master's degree in a qualifying engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, thereby reducing the requirement to eight (8) years of experience
  • Familiar with agile development and test methodologies.
  • Familiar with the principles and concepts of Service Oriented Architectures including: Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), data management and containerization.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiar with automating the deployment of applications inside software containers and managing containers in an OpenStack environment.
  • Experience performing data schema work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and diplomacy.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 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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