Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland
Date Posted: 09-13-2017
This position supports a Mission Plans, Programs, and Performance Integration organization, providing systems engineering expertise. At the direction of Management, the contractor shall manage, oversee, and execute all aspects of the following tasks:
  • Contribute to formulating and capturing end-to-end requirements and recommend alternative technical approaches
  • Perform functional requirements analysis and allocation, including disposition of requirements to low-level functions, allocation of performance and other limiting requirements to all functional levels, definition of internal and external functional interfaces, and definition and integration of a functional architecture.
  • Propose and provide the methodology, processes, tools, and resources to be used to define, account for, model, track, implement, and support system design and technical requirements
  • Provide systems engineering and other technical services to cross-organizational leads SEs
  • Perform requirements process activities in support of the overall organization, utilizing multiple systems including Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, ServiceNow, and CA Clarity PPM (PLAN-IT)
  • Report metrics and perform trend analysis on submitted development requirements
  • Coordinate cross-organizational activities and team with other SEs to ensure that systems are designed and developed according to documented user stories, use cases, and accepted criteria
  • Provide Enterprise-level SE services, participating in the development of systems engineering documents and working requirements, user stories, use cases, designs, interfaces, and test procedures
  • Coordinate resolution of action items from meetings and reviews that require cross-discipline or cross-organizational interaction
  • Develop, define, and document operational and maintenance concepts, leading to the development of system requirements and specifications
  • Develop system specifications and design plans across the Enterprise
  • Provide systems and subsystem engineering services to planning, integration, and installation activities
  • Propose and provide the methodology, processes, tools, and resources to be used to define, account for, model, partition, track, implement, and support system design and technical performance requirements
Individual Capabilities Required:
  • 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
    • BS plus a minimum of 20 years of systems engineering experience
    • MS plus a minimum of 18 years of systems engineering experience
    • No degree in above categories plus a minimum of 24 years of systems engineering experience
Qualified systems engineers must have proven experience in the following:
  • Producing systems engineering documentation to support system development and deployment
  • Familiarity with agile development processes
  • Compliance certification process for deployment to the production environment
  • Effective communications with project developers, program managers, operators, analysts, and other systems engineers
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