Senior Systems Engineer II - Top Secret Clearance

Location: Sterling, VA
Date Posted: 07-28-2018
Contract Position 
1099 or W2
Active TS/SCI Clearance Required




The SEIT Systems Engineer will be assigned to programs in the GEOINT product line involving systems engineering development and system maintenance activities. The selected candidate will have roles in the following areas and may include responsibilities not limited to: 
• Requirements/feature analysis and derivation, performance prediction, allocation of system-level requirements to lower level requirements, and requirements management 
• Working with engineering staff to create architecture and design artifacts 
• Working as an agile product owner with software developers during the implementation phase to realize system design 
• Supporting integration and test personnel on the development of test cases and test procedures
• Change request analysis and bidding 
• Working with subcontractors on development and integration of solutions 

Clearance: 
Must be a U.S. CITIZEN with an active DoD Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance/with current Polygraph. 

Required Skills: 
• Knowledge of at least two of the following systems engineering functions: planning and control, requirements development and management, architecture, system design, interface definition and control, integration and test, installation planning and management 
• Prior experience as a Product Owner or Product Manager 
• Experience in the GEOINT domain 
• Experience and strong knowledge of Agile Systems Engineering practices 
• Ability to interface with design engineers, customers and end users 
• Ability to interface and work with teams at multiple locations 
• Proven written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work independently and be a self-starter 
• Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint 
• Must be able to support limited travel (<10%) 

Desired Skills: 
• Experience with DOORS 
Experience with software projects 
• Experience with Scaled Agile Framework methodologies (SAFe) 
• Experience with Atlassian suite of agile tools, especially JIRA 
• Experience in CONOPS / OPSCON development 
• Strong Risk Assessment & Opportunity skills related to the identification, management, and mitigation of technical risk 

Education Requirements: 
Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experiences.
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