• Data Thread Engineer

    Location US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/26/2018 1:33 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Engineer to join our team in the Ft. Meade, MD area.  The Systems Engineer will be providing support and related services to the implementation of enterprise data representations in various mission domains. 


    • Perform end-to-end systems engineering for data flows from the perspective of data format modeling, implementation, and support
    • Perform high-level requirements analysis to support application of data standards across the enterprise
    • Duties require a broad range of knowledge including information technology, requirements, technical architecture analysis (e.g., understanding data flow diagrams, system architecture diagrams, etc.), and an understanding of functional and system analysis
    • Coordinate across teams that leverage multiple development methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile (Scrum & Kanban), Spiral, etc.) simultaneously
    • Possess an instinctive aptitude to leverage information and knowledge sharing networks and navigate conflict in a way that fosters constructive outcomes


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

    • Twenty (20) years' systems engineering experience supporting DoD/IC programs. 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics.
      • 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 may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, thereby reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience
    • Ability to assemble, lead, and manage high-performing teams through an adaptive leadership style. 
    • Experience working in a matrix management construct with responsibility for technical outcomes while team leads are responsible for management, especially assignment and accountability of resources, to support specific threads.
    • Experience creating thread reviews respective of assigned threads that clearly display the assigned set of use cases, mission outcomes, and measures of success.
    • Experience providing insight into the various organizations’ priorities and “care-abouts” regarding assigned threads and report back to customer ;eadership, particularly early on, and also provide reciprocal feedback from the customer leadership to the partner organizations.
    • Collaboration with these partner organizations will require interaction with civilian, military, and contractor staff of various experience levels to achieve outcomes.
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting to complete assigned tasks within expected.
    • Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    WOOD is an Equal 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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