Systems Engineering Manager - Special Projects Team

Springfield, VA
Dec 06, 2018
Dec 10, 2018
Engineer, Management
Full Time
Overview: Tumblr Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities: PERSPECTA, Inc. is prime contractor for the SEIN program which consists of 35 corporate teammates and > 550 engineers. SEIN services include: project management, architecture definition, requirements and interface definition, schedule analysis, security engineering, development oversight, systems tests, enterprise readiness and transition, and data center operations. Due to growing demand of SEIN SE&I services, the program requires an additional SEIN Systems Engineering Manager to lead the PERSPECTA Special Projects Team. The SEM provides management to the PERSPECTA personnel, including, career planning and development, performance assessment, merit planning, staff recognition, disciplinary actions, and career and technical advice for the functional team. The SEM provides key support to the SEIN Program Management Office by reviewing and editing position descriptions for staffing needs, creating and maintaining staffing plans, and coordinating the recruitment of qualified candidates for open positions. Each SEIN Systems Engineering Manager has a program position (technical or business related) that requires at least 90% of their time. Commitment for management responsibilities rises and falls, but averages the remaining 10%. A strong understanding of systems engineering & integration (SE&I) programs is essential. The role also requires the ability to work in a multi-government, multi-contractor, dynamic environment with a geographically diverse team. The preferred candidate must possess exceptional organizational and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, and be a proven self-starter. Primary work location NCE Springfield (If/When GFE Space is made available) and at PERSPECTA Stonegate 2 Facility Chantilly, pending NCE Space. Infrequent travel required. Requires Active TS/SCI clearance. Qualifications: Required Skills: Candidate must fill a funded (TS/SCI with Poly) position on the SEIN Program BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Geospatial or related scientific/technical discipline 16 years proven IT SE&I process/large-scale Systems Life Cycle (SLC) applied technical professional experience 10 years recent IC agency experience Demonstrated program/project team / personnel leadership experience and expertise Demonstrated technical integrated program/portfolio/project engineering leadership experience and expertise Self-starter able to manage multiple tasks and adjust to changing priorities delivering efficient staff work Strong customer service and teaming skills; ability to collaborate in multi-discipline cross-functional team Demonstrated ability to work independently (self-managing) and within a team environment, at all levels Strong interpersonal, organizational, client relationship management, multi-tasking, load-balancing skills Strong verbal, written communications, presentation skills with government and contractor personnel at all levels Experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative technical solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems (studies and analyses, white papers), and performing AoA's Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving technical and non-technical issues, driving to closure Demonstrated ability/experience identifying/solving problems reviewing related information to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions with minimal supervision and/or direction Ability to work with customers to resolve technical & programmatic issues & make changes based on customer goals Desired Skills: MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline Relevant EA/SA (Architect), SE&I (INCOSE), IT (ITIL), Security (CISSP), Agile (Agilist, CSM) certifications; SAFe SME 15 years remote sensing TCPED SE&I experience (eg, working with NGA/GEOINT/GIS/Mission Partner systems/NTM) National and Tactical level Persistent GEOINT systems and mission engineering experience (multi-phenomenologies) OPIR, Foundation GEOINT, Geodetic & Nav Systems, Spectral & SAR Sensors, Research/R&D/Experiments experience Working knowledge of NGA acquisition, governance, baseline control, change management/CM processes Working knowledge of NSG/ASG Enterprise organizations, portfolios, leadership, architectures, programs, systems Experience in GEOINT business methods and mission tradecraft, system activity & data modeling and analysis, info flow/transaction process analysis, risk management, readiness assessment, performance measurement techniques Integrated Program/Portfolio Management and Integration experience Knowledge of NGA IPO Initiatives(GB, AMOD, FGMOD, XMOD, SOM/OBP, OIT, Globe, GEOINT and Business Services) Experience in commercial/defense industry IT Systems, including product workflows, information operations and assurance, content architectures, data standards, virtual cloud services oriented architectures, industry best practices Experience with SAFe model-based/Lean Startup/agile software SE&I using JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Fisheye to manage Portfolio/Project/Product Backlogs and SCRUMs, perform Sprint and Release Planning and Retrospectives Experience integrating tradition/non-traditional/emerging GEOINT sources into NSG enterprise capabilities Experience implementing NGA/IC/DoD integrated intel innovation initiatives, implementation programs/prototypes, Mission Capability & Service Pathfinders, SE&I, user engagement, embedded engineering, agile implementation TTPs Knowledgeable of NGA/IC/DoD missions as-is/future vision & experienced in customer mission capabilities & services needs assessment & solutions implementation, user persona templates, developing, implementing SLAs, meeting quality standards, leveraging commercial state of the art techniques for customer needs/satisfaction analysis

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