Systems Engineer Technical Specialist (Technical Insertion)

Reston, VA
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
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 Vencore provides pre- and post-acquisition support for system development, including System and Solution Architecture; collecting mission needs, developing technical requirements, integration and project management throughout the development cycle, independent verification and validation, transition to operations, end-to-end requirements management and configuration management. This contract supports an Intelligence Community organization which is responsible for providing mission-specific applications in the fight against terrorism.The System Engineer performs technical planning, system requirements definition, system integration, verification and validation of requirements for technical designs, while also perform cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems (to include web applications and software applications). The Systems Engineer will support the Customer CTO to identify, validate, and recommend new technology for inclusion into the Customer Target Architecture. The Customer seeks new technology from the state of the art industry and/or government products and services that will benefit the Customer mission. The Technology Insertion effort will look at technologies ranging from vendors and governments to academia. The System Engineer defines specifications that incorporate software, hardware, network and data requirements, technologies and analyzes and defines user requirements, procedures and problems. The System Engineer develops solutions for the full system life cycle from concept to disposal. The System Engineer ensures system designs are compatible with the architecture. The System Engineer identifies and evaluates the relevancy of COTS and GOTS to satisfy user, mission, and system needs. The System Engineer manages user and mission requirements ensuring accurate documentation, thorough evaluation and complete traceability from inception through closures.Tasks include:1. Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that incorporates technical, schedule, and cost constraints2. Perform functional analysis, time-line analysis, trade studies, requirements allocations and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications and supporting manual operations3. Consult with management to ensure agreement on requirements and resulting acquisition activities4. Expand or modify systems to serve new purpose or improve mission operations5. Analyze and study complex system requirement and/or solutions6. Perform life-cycle system planning, and business information planning7. Provide technical guidance in hardware and software engineering technique and automated support tools8. Analyze functional business applications and design specification for requirements satisfaction9. Apply activity and data modeling, transaction work flow analysis, internal control and risk analysis, business method and performance measurement techniques Qualifications Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.Minimum Requirements:Bachelor of Science or higher degree in an engineering or technical discipline10 years or more of systems engineering experienceActive TS/SCI with PolygraphRequired Skills:Understanding of IC ITE servicesExperience with analytic tools and servicesExperience with technology insertion identification, assessment, and evaluation of selected technologyAnalysis of Alternatives (AoA) and Trade Studies - understand Customer requirements, identify candidates to be evaluated and recommended to the CustomerGood briefing skills to enable presentations to the Customer's Governance BoardsAble to work with Senior level CustomersDesiredExperience with PMI PMPExperience with INCOSE, Systems Engineering LifecycleServices Oriented Architecture (SOA) ExperienceHadoop/No-SQL or related Big Data ExperienceAmazon Web Services (AWS) or similar cloud experienceExperience with the Systems Engineering LifecycleExperience with Web ApplicationsExperience with Big Data Experience with Software Development

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