systems engineer

Employer
Decisive Analytics
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer for Space Missile Defense 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 Space Missile Defense Systems Major Defense Acquisition Programs in support of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Systems Engineering DASD SE Duties will include Providing program systems engineering and acquisition support to the government team lead for the Space and Missile Defense portfolio Conducting OSD level technical reviews and assessments of DoD major acquisition programs eg Preliminary Critical Design Reviews PDR CDR Program Support Assessment Evaluate and make recommendations to the MDA on the readiness to enter exit acquisition milestone in accordance with statutory regulatory eg DoDI DoDI and DoD guidance eg Systems Engineering Plan Outline Program Protection Plan Outline Defense Acquisition Guidebook Aiding program 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 Space Missile Defense Systems in preparation for acquisition decision meetings Continuous engagement with programs to assess performance to plan and technical risks 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 Minimum of fifteen years of Department of Defense DoD experience in acquisition engineering operationally relevant and or program management experience Understanding of the technical and programmatic elements of DoD acquisition lifecycle activities timeline acquisitions best practices policies dependencies and interrelationships associated with DoDI Experience working in an acquisition program office ACAT D preferred or on Service OSD staff overseeing acquisition programs Expert technical knowledge of one or more of the following programs Space MUOS EPS GPS III PSCS JMS GPS OCX MGUE SBIRS AEHF WSF Space Fence Missile Defense IFPC AIAMD PATRIOT AMD Sensor SM SM BMDS CEC AMDR GBSD PAC MSE Experience performing system engineer functions to include the planning and evaluation of systems engineering technical reviews PDR CDR technical performance measures program requirements system engineering plans risk and schedules for DoD acquisition programs 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 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 Mastera s degree in an engineering field Desired Familiarity with DoD data repositories such as DAES DAMIR JCIDS KMDS AIR etc Desired Previous Pentagon or Service staff experience Desired Creative with strong data visualization skills Please provide a cover letter to address your experience related to all relevant DoD acquisition and Space Missile Defense programs Keywords Space Missile Defense Lead Engineer DoD Systems Engineer Acquisition Engineer DoD MUOS EPS GPS III PSCS JMS GPS OCX MGUE SBIRS AEHF WSF Space Fence IFPC AIAMD PATRIOT AMD Sensor SM BMDS CEC AMDR GBSD PAC MSE EEO statement 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