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Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

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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

To achieve the future mission needs of our customers, Perspecta is seeking talented individuals in the Washington Metropolitan and St. Louis, MO Areas to enable enterprise transformation. We examine the art of the possible via in-depth enterprise engineering analysis, baseline definition and control to defend the agencys investment towards mission modernization. In order to realize Agency strategic goals, Perspecta guides optimal execution towards the future state vision by migrating to a multi-Cloud infrastructure to facilitate automated processing of Big Data, application of AI to increase analyst accuracy and efficiency fostering anticipatory analytics.

Expert Systems Engineers assist in leading engineering teams in taking a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT.

Specific Duties include:

Acts as NGA Test Organization (NTO) Test Director for major test activities, for example, a set of future or transformational (multiple cloud infrastructures, AI, AAA, and Big Data) NGA capabilities for a major NSG/ASG production system (e.g., GIMS NEXT, CEDALION, FCMS, etc.). Communicates and coordinates all test plan activities with NGA program offices and staffs. Directs test planning and execution, and participates, hands-on, in those events. Directs the test validation of interface operability and satisfaction of integrated inter-system requirements. Reports and briefs status and progress, to senior management personnel within NGA. Acts as the NTO SME during Agency testing under the guidance of the Director and Deputy Director, NGA Test Organization and in coordination with the NSG/ASG IV&V Project Lead and other Agency Test Leads. Represents the NTO at technical meetings and Release Planning meetings in order to ensure test issues and project schedules are determined to allow for proper verification and validation of the product prior to delivery into operations. Tracks and reports significant activity regarding system development, development schedules, and readiness milestone reviews/results and issues (e.g., features/user stories/requirements/design/test readiness reviews). Represents the NTO as an advisor to NGA product work managers (Program/Project Managers, Product Owners, and PMOs), in ensuring adherence of the project to the NSG/ASG Enterprise Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) and the NGA Test and Evaluation (T&E) Process. Tests and validates the integration of NGA projects, segments, applications, and services into the Enterprise architecture. Reviews Requests for Change (RFCs) and Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) for test impacts and provides required inputs.

Additional Duties include:

  • Assists the Government in directing requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies.
  • Assists with the planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review cloud service capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.
  • Advises the Government on proposed changes to the solutions designs based on analysis of requirements and new technology.
  • Assists the Government in the capture and translation of mission and customer requirements/needs into systems/capability requirements and solutions.
  • Supports the analyses and allocation of requirements to systems architecture components and executing programs.
  • Assists the Government in performing systems integration activities.
  • Assist in leading Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Course of Actions (CoAs), Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.
  • Assists the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and interface design.
  • Provides expert advice to the Government in the areas of relating vision, strategy, plans, needs, requirements, and process and capability developments.
  • Operates at the level of integrating multiple Major Systems Acquisitions across organizational, agency, department, and governmental/national boundaries.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current NSG/ASG and NRO enterprises.
  • Oversees and coordinates the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level contractor Systems Engineers.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Masters degree in Systems Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Expert working experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, PPBES Process or system engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture/Cloud environments.
  • Experience with and strong understanding of systems engineering lifecycle.

Desired:

  • Doctorate in Systems Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages. Software Development Framework certification.
  • INCOSE Expert System Engineering Professional (ESEP) certification.
  • Licensure as a professional engineer.
  • Membership or leadership participation in any of the following professional organizations:
    • ACSM
    • ASCE
    • ASPRS
    • OGC
    • SAREM
    • USGIF
  • Extensive work experience in the field of geospatial intelligence.
  • Experience engineering solutions using Cloud Based Technology such as: Service Orientated Architecture (SOA), On-demand self-service, Broad network access, Resource pooling, Rapid elasticity, Measured Service, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
  • Experience engineering solutions using structured and unstructured Big Data.
  • Experience engineering solutions using Automation, Augmentation and Artificial Intelligence technologies.
  • Demonstrated expertise in photogrammetry, remote sensing, image science, information sciences, geographic information systems, geomatics, or related fields.

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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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-21

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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