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Systems Engineer III

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Intelligence

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.


Responsibilities

When was the last time your work was noticed? Want to be part of a team leading a culture change within a customer's organization as they transition to agile systems engineering and acquisition practices? Interested in a high visibility position that delivers mission capabilities?

Join the GEOINT Ground (G2) team in solving technical challenges and driving mission thread acquisitions to closure. This position will serve as a technical member of a dynamic systems engineering team supporting the GEOINT Ground (G2) organization. The candidate will support GEOINT ground initiatives for future systems through mission engineering and integration activities and is required to have GEOINT systems engineering background and space and ground domain knowledge in customer mission technical capabilities and performance. The candidate will provide subject matter expertise to teams coordinating, establishing and assessing requirements and JIRA features/capabilities, conops and architecture products, assessing system and segment schedule and risks, supporting release planning events in support of system and acquisition-level ground milestones, and supporting agile test and devops verification strategies and integration of new systems and initiatives in support of expanded GEOINT mission capabilities. Designs, develops, and implements test and evaluation strategies, plans and methods to assure delivery of ground systems meet system specifications and defined enterprise capabilities, and integrates ground segment and system elements together so they work as a whole. The selected candidate will have the aptitude to assess processes and create efficiencies continuously, and may lead projects for systems team work, have frequent client interactions, and support system and mission strategy development across the various ground offices. The candidate will have daily interaction with the customer and supporting contractors, and will need to follow customer standards and processes as the program matures through the life cycle. Candidate will interact with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs) and facilitate risk and action closure with Acquisition Offices and users, and support technical consultation, meeting coordination, and support to recommendation briefings. This position requires an understanding of the intelligence community and customer domain, along with a strong focus on core systems engineering processes in support of end-to-end mission and services closure.


Qualifications

  • Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD with space/ground aerospace systems engineering.
  • BS in engineering, physics or related technical degree
  • Knowledge of GEOINT remote sensing systems and overall space and ground architecture
  • Experience in supporting systems engineering and system integration to accommodate the End to End Systems Engineering.
  • Proven communication skills especially with government officials.
  • Commitment to recognize, understand, respect and operate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

Strongly Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with overall GEOINT ground customer, technical familiarity with mission control and/or processing of one or more GEOINT systems, including sensor knowledge.
  • At least 1 year experience supporting agile development, testing and implementation initiatives.
  • Ability to work for specific IC customer and familiarity with that customers processes and organization.

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 do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-09-20 Expires: 2020-10-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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