Systems Engineer IV

Employer
Vencore
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview: Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the US Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do. Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Responsibilities: Member of the ESEA Technical Staff working as technical support in a SETA role, on the customer's Tactical Compliance Verification and Interoperability Assessments Team.Perform technical consultation to improve the effectiveness of tactical intelligence systems as a team member responsible for assessing Tactical SIGINT Systems found on a variety of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, ships and ground platforms used by US and allied armed forces. Work with government and contractors to improve tactical SIGINT system effectiveness by assessing Interoperability, Connectivity, Modernization, Security and Supportability (ICMSS); assess standards implementation; evaluate documentation; and participate in technical reviews at key acquisition phases.Work with senior Department of Defense and Intelligence Community acquisition engineers and user representatives to identify ICMSS risks and opportunities in the architectural designs of those systems.With limited, high-level direction, working as a member of a small team or independently, conduct system-of-systems interoperability and technical assessments of the design and operating environment of systems based on validated effectiveness criteria. Recommend actions based on the findings in formal Assessment Reports or frequent informal technical communications.Work with the acquisition community, military Service Cryptologic Components of the US and our Allies, and industry stakeholders to maintain expert knowledge of current and emerging SIGINT solutions and understand the technical challenges related to tactical SIGINT interoperability within the 5-Eyes partners. Work with teammates to develop and maintain a model interrelating requirements, system capabilities, technology implementation, and standards. Contribute to the refinement of ICMSS system effectiveness criteria in the context of emerging system's architecture and requirements.Participate in various SIGINT Working Groups; prepare and review technical assessments; and review SIGINT technologies. Requires 10 years with BS/BA or 15 years with a High School diploma.Required qualifications:Prior military SIGINT systems hands-on experience.Ability to review and analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, system architecture and requirements specifications.Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to comfortably interact with all levels of organizational management, be willing to operate in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision, and possess strong interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills.Technical and people skills necessary to collaborate with customers, subject matter experts, and senior technical and programmatic leadership.Knowledge of operational SIGINT data flows.Current TS/SCI Clearance w/ PGDesired qualifications:Multi-service, multi-intelligence background.Experience with system acquisition requirements, technical requirements documents, and reviews.Familiarity with system design document preparation and JROC architecture productsFamiliarity with DoDAF v2.0 is highly desired.