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Senior Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Successful candidates must capture and translate mission and customer requirements and transform them into capabilities, testing and validation of services. Analyze and allocate requirements to system architecture components and oversee the development, testing.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Decomposing and allocating strategic level requirements from ECDs, SOCs and agency CONOPs
  • Developing engineering artifacts, requirements documentation and business cases
  • Developing and maintaining a requirements traceability matrix
  • Developing and maintaining program performance measures
  • Developing, communicating and participating in system engineering boards
  • Ensuring management is informed of all issues, risk and opportunities in a timely manner
  • Use Joint Architecture Reference Model (JARM) to describe, analyze and identify potential architecture service gaps, support AOA, leverage existing resources and assist with invest and divest decisions for the program and agency
  • Capture strategic Sensor Program requirements from associated CONOPs


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Information Systems or related scientific or technical discipline
  • 12 to 18+ years of experience working in a Requirements Engineering discipline or a closely-related field that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the task associated with this work
  • Experience using DOORS to manage requirements and interface with Enterprise Requirements Management
  • Experience tracing program/project requirements to the source requirement such as the Joint Architecture Reference Model (JARM), and JARM Technical Service Types (TSTs) for duplication analysis and gap analysis
  • Ability to coordinate with users and stakeholders to develop Sensor program requirements for new and changing mission needs

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • Knowledge of geospatial intelligence mission and its contributions to the Intelligence Community
  • Familiarity with NGAs Request for Change (RFC) and Configuration Control Board processes
  • Familiarity with Agile Development to include participation in scrums, development of solution epics, lean business cases, program epics, user stories, and features
  • Scrum master experience
  • Experience with JIRA, CONFLUENCE and Tableau for tracking requirements, documentation and backlog process
  • Previous NGA and/or NSG/ASG program/projects work experience

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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