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Jr. System Engineer

Springfield, VA · Government/Military
Description: 
Join ICES on a contract impacting national security as a Jr. System Engineer.  These positions are located in Springfield, VA. All positions require an active/current TS/SCI security clearance with Counterintelligence Polygraph and be willing and able to pass an additional polygraph as needed.
 
As a Jr. System Engineer specific  responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Duties
  • Perform analysis of alternatives against existing and new technologies and propose system/service acquisition strategies for realizing partner country continuity of operations Document and implement test plans and procedures necessary to assess NGA enterprise and system-level implementations and mission effectiveness against functional and performance requirements
  • Develop functional and derived system requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems are compatible with the define ASG architecture to ensure interoperability with the NSG architecture.
  • Perform allocation of system requirements to hardware, software, facility and personnel components
  • Provide technical review of external RFCs, identifying impacts to International Program Office programs. Lead/participate in occasional VTCs/teleconferences with partner nations outside normal working hours
Required Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or similar technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years system engineering or system development experience or equivalent experience/combined education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of system engineering processes specifically in requirements engineering and system architecture
  • Professional commitment to high quality, and a passion for learning new skills.
  • Strong written, verbal communications skills and oral presentations
  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment
  • Strong problem solving skills, including providing simple solutions to complex situations.
  • Willing to travel OCONUS
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a geographically disperse working environment.
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn new concepts and technologies.
Desirable Qualifications: 
  • Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or similar technical discipline
  • Knowledge of additional system engineering processes to include capability based assessments, AoAs/Trade Studies, interface engineering, acquisition engineering, and IV&V,
  • Experience with using a broad range of AWS technologies (e.g. EC2, RDS, ELB, EBD, S3, VPC, Glacier, IAM, CloudWatch, KMS) to propose an Amazon AWS based cloud solution,
  • Some familiarity with system engineering tools to include MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, DOORS, and Visio
  • Exposure to Exploitation Management, Target Management, Intelligence Reporting, GEOINT Production Management and/or Autonomous Operations/Disconnected Operations CONOPS
  • Exposure to NGA Production Management segment/service/system/projects including IESS, NES, Library Services, and/or Foundation GEOINT
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