Distributed Computing Systems Engineer

Employer
VTG
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
91914239
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview: Intelligent Shift is looking for a Distributed Computing Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA. Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Provide technical review and assessment of Small Satellite (SmallSat) spacecraft concepts, architectures, systems, technologies, interfaces, and operationsAdvise on issues of applicability and feasibility of relevant technologies to future SmallSat spacecraft, mission payloads, communication systems, ground systems, launch systems, and operations conceptsAnalyze alternatives to optimize performance and improve understanding of system, technology, and architecture trades Prepare deliverables including technical and programmatic assessments provided through oral briefings and/or written reports presenting analysis, results, conclusions, and recommendations. Brief USG and industry, as requestedProvide technical and programmatic support to acquisition planning, source selection, and related programmatic processes including development of acquisition support documentsServe in primary leadership role to oversee and coordinate multiple vendor development, testing, and integration activities to deliver integrated solutions that meet USG requirements Qualifications: Qualifications:Must have active TS/SCI with polygraphBachelors degree in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM) with minimum of 14 years of relevant experience or 12 years with Masters degree Technical understanding of systems engineering and integration of satellite systems, mission payloads, communication systems, ground systems, and launch systemsHigh quality critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skillsDemonstrated interpersonal and communication skills needed to lead and support team collaboration, group discussion, and oral presentationsPractical application experience in use of DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF)Practical experience, with advanced ability preferred, in: Automated Target Recognition (ATR) and Artificial intelligence (AI) implementation; Advanced spacecraft processors; Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) stack; Distributed computing and data fusion; Distributed networks and protocols; Satellite bus, payload, communications, ground, and launch systems design, development, integration, and deploymentDesired Qualifications: Practical experience in design and development of spacecraft payloadsDesire and ability to actively participate in USG customer enterprise research and learning environment with objectives to create, gather, and share knowledge to grow organizational competency and capability Demonstrated understanding of the intelligence mission. Basic knowledge of intelligence organizations, disciplines, systems, and processes

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