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Desktop Services Systems Engineer Job

Desktop Services Systems Engineer Job

Date: May 22, 2018

Location: Reston, VA, US

Company: SAIC

Desktop Services Systems Engineer (Job Number:433685)


Job Description:

The candidate will serve as a member of the of the Desktop Services team, directly supporting the Desktop Services Joint Program Management Office (JPMO). Primary responsibilities will include the integration of the Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 with systems engineering to maintain the security posture of the Desktop Services environment. The Desktop Services Systems Engineer/SCA functional responsibilities shall include the performance of system assessments, development and maintenance of related security artifacts, and reporting to Desktop Services JPMO leadership and stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

- Provide SME support to JPMO on ICD 503, NIST 800 series and the Risk Management Framework.

- Support day-to-day security/engineering tasks as required in the development, generation, and technical vetting of program studies/trades/plans and/or documents.

- Development and implementation of Security Assessment Plans to support the assessment of Desktop Services as new capacity, locations, and capabilities are added to the current baseline.

- Participate in the assessment of technical reviews, briefings, conferences, studies, trade analysis, monthly progress reviews, monthly business reviews, contract data deliverables, performance models/simulation trades supporting legacy system and future system performance analysis.

- Ensures community requirements are captured and analyzed in accordance with existing system security directives, policies, and requirements.

- Collaborates with Adoption Planning team to ensure coordination of requirements.

- Provide leadership to assure “best engineering” practices are applied across the Desktop Services programs and projects.

- Collect and apply “lessons learned” across supported Desktop Services projects, as applicable.

- Support and/or lead various technical meeting and boards, take and distribute minutes, as required.

- Participate in internal and external forums and develop recommendations relating to the Desktop Services program direction and guidance.

- Support and/or lead ad hoc studies and independent studies as required.

- Maintain knowledge of current technology and provide advice to the program leads on technology advancements.

- Provide expertise in the integration of multiple Desktop Services contract activities.

- Provide expertise in the management of risks (to include risk identification, quantification, and mitigation).

- Review and evaluate Task Order Requirements Packages and Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) to provide technical evaluation positions, as required.

- Provide engineering review board and configuration management support including Request for Change (RFC) preparation, technical review, and coordination.

- Assist program lead in monitoring and tracking program schedule, action items and discrepancy reports, create and maintain master schedules of projects.

- Review IC Component Enterprise and Desktop Services requirements/documents/plans and other related items as appropriate, for consistency and compliance with the Enterprise documentation.

- Prepare graphics, reports, engineering data and analysis in support of Government directed studies, reviews, conferences and briefings, as required.

- Capture risks/opportunities and track mitigation steps to closure of risk or realization of opportunity.

Required Qualifications:

- Active TS/SCI Clearance

- Bachelor’s degree in CS / Math / Science / Engineering or related technical experience.

- 15+ years of experience in related field, with a minimum of 10 years of recent agency-specific experience.

- 5 years of recent Information Security Systems Management experience.

- Demonstrated proficiency and understanding of ICD 503 standards, security overlays, and practices.

- Experience performing activities related to System Assessment and Authorization (A&A).

- Knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency applying SE&I processes.

- Systems Analysis Experience - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

- Ability to identify technology gaps in current capabilities and processes.

- Experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative technical solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

- Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving technical and non-technical issues.

- Demonstrated ability/experience identifying/solving problems reviewing related info to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions with minimal supervision &/or direction.

- Strong analysis and quality assessment skills.

- Demonstrated ability to work independently (self-managing) & within a team environment.

- Strong oral & written communications skill with senior government & contractor personnel.

- Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences.

- Demonstrated ability to work in multi-contractor / government / commercial organizations.

- Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing priorities.

- Proficient with MicroSoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project).

Desired Qualifications:

- BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline.

- DoD 8570 compliant at IAT III/IAM I.

- CISSP certified (preferred).

- Security+ certified (minimum).

- Relevant Systems Engineering & Integration (INCOSE), IT (ITIL) and Agile certifications.

- Broad knowledge of the NGA and other Intelligence Community (IC) and DoD architectures and missions, both as-is and future vision.

- Customer-service and goal oriented.

- Familiarity with NGA and mission partner data and architecture systems.


SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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Job Posting: Jan 26, 2018, 5:00:00 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-RESTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Engineer, Systems Engineer, Information Systems, Program Manager, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Management

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