Systems Engineer, KMSS Principal
Who are we?Independent Software is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. We bring together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.Why Independent Software?We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don't do things because "that's the way we've always done things"; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace. We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer's mission.We've been profitable year after year. We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best. No red tape. No micromanagement. Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.What you will be doing!Independent Software is seeking a management-level systems engineer with subject matter expert level experience performing and delivering work products associated with one or more of the twenty-five (25) process areas defined by ISO/IEC 15288.General Requirements:? Demonstrated experience applying systems engineering principles throughout the systems life cycle phases: Concept, Development, Production, Utilization, Support, and Retirement? Experience interacting with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts? Experience communicating with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives? Possess responsibility for the technical integrity, quality, and completeness of work performed and deliverables associated with one or more of the 25 process areas defined by ISO/IEC 15288:" Technical Process Area - Stakeholder Requirements Definition, Requirements Analysis, Architectural Design, Implementation, Integration, Verification, Transition, Validation, Operation, Maintenance, and Disposal;" Project Process Area - Project Planning, Project Assessment and Control, Decision Management, Risk Management, Configuration Management, Information Management, and Measurement;" Enterprise (Organizational Project-Enabling) Process Area - Project Portfolio Management, Infrastructure Management, Life cycle Model Management, Human Resource Management, and Quality Management;" Agreement Process Area - Acquisition and SupplyEducation: A High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of systems engineering experience (any Process Area); or a Bachelor's Degree in a Qualified Engineering Field (See Note 1) or a related discipline (See Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus ten (10) years of systems engineering experience; or a Master's Degree in a Qualified Engineering Field (See Note 1) or a related discipline (See Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus eight (8) years of systems engineering experience; or a PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field (See Note 1) or a related discipline (See Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus eight (8) years of systems engineering experience.* Note 1 - Examples of Qualified Engineering Fields include: Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, or Engineering Management* Note 2 - Examples of related disciplines include - Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics.Clearance: THIS POSITION REQUIRES A CURRENT TS/SCI WITH POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE Top Reasons to Work at Independent Software:* Great people deserve even better benefits, from comprehensive healthcare coverage and generous leave time to discounts with all of our vendors.* You are not just a job title. That's why we tip the work-life balance scale in your favor. It's not about being billable, it's about being valuable.* Whether you're working on-site or in our offices, your role at Independent Software is just as critical to our success as your coworker's.* We're constantly researching and implementing the latest technology so you've always got the right tools at your disposal.* As we've grown, we've retained that small company feel. When we say we have an open door policy, we actually mean it.* Independent Software is comprised of wonderfully generous folks. We believe in supporting the causes our employees care about. Bring us an opportunity to help and we'll listen.* Teamwork got us where we are today. Our collaborative environment allows you to maximize your true potential.* The work we do is exciting, critical stuff. No matter your role at Independent Software, you're helping us keep the nation safe and secure.* We have a history of great achievement and, with each year, our company gets even bigger and better. As we grow, so does the opportunity for our employees.* We host a variety of fun employee and family events throughout the year to say thanks for all that you do to make Independent Software a technology leader as well as a phenomenal place to work.Benefits:* Competitive salary* 100% company paid BC / BS insurance premiums for family health, dental, and vision insurance plans* 401(k) retirement plan with company paid match of gross salary* A generous Paid Time Off and Holiday package* Lots of paid training! We encourage all employees to seek out training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars.* We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Independent Software. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.Independent Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE, M/F/D/V.