Sr Systems Engineer (Project Integration) with TS/SCI Clearance

St Louis, MO
Jun 26, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
Full Time
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

 1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

 2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

 3. Plans upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

 4. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

 5. Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

 6. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

 7. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

 8. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

 9. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.

 10. May serve as a technical team or task lead.

 11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.


Job Responsibilities:


A Senior Systems Engineer is needed to provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include: requirements elicitation and reviews, analysis and functional allocation, developing concepts of operation and interface specification, developing system architectures, performing technical/non-technical assessment and management, as well as end-to-end workflow and process analysis.


The Senior Systems Engineer will be part of the Project Integration Team. The Senior Systems Engineer will have traditional Systems Engineering experience with the demonstrated ability to apply the Systems Engineering discipline from a lifecycle perspective to support the delivery, configuration, setup, test and deployment of new capabilities. During this lifecycle the candidate will perform continuous status analysis and reporting to ensure a solid understanding of each project's transition status throughout the lifecycle. The candidate will also provide architecture product and production support primarily focused on the production of DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) products to support Infrastructure Support Provider requirements.


The candidate will be required to exhibit good communication and customer support skills:


* Must be able to effectively communicate across the AIT Program, with the client, and with other contractors

* Has a historical understanding of the client and its evolution with respect to SE practices as a result of lessons learned during the customer's preparation, execution, and transition out of BRAC

* Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised or with a small team

* Must be a team player and be willing to both share knowledge and learn from others to ensure the team's success

* Must be able to manage priorities across multiple projects

* Must be able to work within tight schedule timelines while delivering high quality products to the customer


The Senior Systems Engineer responsibilities include:


* Manage the transition of a capability through the SE lifecycle and support the Governance Board structures that have been established to manage programmatic changes

* Identify areas of gaps and inefficiencies, provide specific inputs and recommendations, and work hand in hand with the government client to obtain support and authorization for delivering solutions

* Assess requirements changes and their impacts on the customer's program baseline requirements

* Analyze existing SE processes and provide guidance and leadership to implement a more systematic and rigorous process which will support the management of change, both within and external to the program

* Lead the development and enhancement of lifecycle artifacts required to be developed during the SE lifecycle (example artifacts include ROMs, project plans, project schedules, requirements plan such as SRDs, detailed design documents, CONOPs, test plans, SEMPs, transition activity plans, etc.)

* Lead the identification, baselining, and management of all project change requirements for all Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Change Requests (CRQs)


Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

 2. Masters Degree preferred.

Qualifications 10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.


Required Skills:


* 5+ years of experience as a Lead Systems Engineer to include experience in leading, managing, and collaborating with a broad range of organizations and groups/teams needed to accomplish the system engineering tasks

* Demonstrated experience leveraging a Systems Engineering lifecycle, such as the Systems Engineering "V" concept, to manage change to the infrastructure

* Proven experience in successfully serving as a Project/Capability lead with the responsibility of managing the lifecycle integration of a capability and its associated components into an existing architecture

* Demonstrated experience in the area of Requirements Management - activities include user engagement to perform requirement elicitation and derivation, generation of formal requirement documents, and verification activities to close-out project requirements

* Demonstrated experience with DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) 2.0 with the ability to work across managed infrastructure services to create required architecture views


Desired Skills:


* Experience in SE related areas such Configuration Management, Change Management, Risk Management, Quality Assurance, and Process Management

* ITIL Foundations; or an understanding of ITIL and the application of domain knowledge of the customer's architecture and infrastructure

* Demonstrated experience with the customer's  or Mission Partner Systems

* Familiarity with the customer's leadership and organization

* Demonstrated understanding of the Readiness Processes at NCE (control gates, board structure, etc)

* Experience in supporting Strategic Planning activities

* Experience managing project schedules with Microsoft Project


TS/SCI clearance required

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