Senior Systems Engineer a€" Land Systems

Decisive Analytics
Alexandria, VA
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Overview DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer for Land and Vehicle Systems This position will assist in supporting our Office of the Secretary of Defense customer in Alexandria VA Responsibilities Responsible for providing contemporary technical insights expertise and analysis of Land Vehicle Systems MDAP MAIS in support of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Systems Engineering DASD SE Director Major Program Support Duties will include Providing program systems engineering and acquisition support to the government team lead for the Land Vehicle and Communications portfolio Conducting OSD level technical reviews and assessments of DoD major acquisition programs eg PDR CDR PSR Evaluate and make recommendations to the MDA on the readiness to enter exit acquisition milestone in accordance with statutory regulatory eg DODI and DoD guidance Aiding Service acquisition offices in developing and coordinating comprehensive Systems Engineering Plans SEPs for DASD SE approval Presenting to senior acquisition leadership on the status and issues associated with assigned communications systems in preparation for acquisition decision meetings Maintaining objective insight into programsa requirement performance and other technical metrics schedule risks engineering management production integration and other engineering discipline heath and status via quarterly at minimum engagement with the program office and contractor sites for the assigned portfolio Performing ad hoc analysis and generation of high quality technical reports and presentations for senior DoD leadership to support various public speaking engagements symposium conferences and Congressional OSD Service reports Qualifications Expert technical knowledge of Land Vehicle or Communications systems Ideally expert technical knowledge of one or more of the following programs GCV ACV JLTV Experience performing system engineer functions to include the planning and evaluation of design reviews PDR CDR technical performance measures program requirements system engineering plans risk and schedules for DoD acquisition programs Experience working in an acquisition program office ACAT D preferred or on Service OSD staff overseeing acquisition programs Understanding of the technical and programmatic elements of DoD acquisition lifecycle activities timeline acquisitions best practices policies dependencies and interrelationships associated with DoDI Previously supported a senior level staff in a Military Service or OSD acquisition or otherwise Must have demonstrated expert knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint Strong analytical and statistical analysis capability Have performed critical analysis of technical data with the goal of recommending corrective courses of action Must possess excellent interpersonal and proven communication skills must have experience providing briefings and presentations to senior level officials samples of briefings and relevant analysis report capability will be required Minimum of fifteen years of Department of Defense DoD experience in acquisition engineering operationally relevant and or program management experience Must have at minimum a SECRET clearance and capable of obtaining a TS clearance Must have a Bachelora s degree in an engineering field Desired Familiarity with DoD data repositories such as DAES DAMIR JCIDS KMDS AIR etc Desired Previous Pentagon staff experience Desired Creative with strong data visualization skills Desired Mastera s degree in an engineering field Please provide a cover letter to address your experience related to all relevant DoD acquisition and Communication programs All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin protected veteran status or disability VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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