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Sr. Functional Specialist/Advisor 2018-S-148

Chantilly, VA · Government/Military
Join ICES on a contract impacting national security as a Sr. Functional Specialist/Advisor.  These positions are located in Chantilly, VA. All positions require US Citizenship and an active/current TS/SCI security clearance with Counterintelligence Polygraph and be willing and able to pass an additional polygraph as needed.
As a Sr. Functional Specialist/Advisor specific  responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting CONOPS and requirements for integration and initialization of NTM capabilities into NGA ground enterprise
  • Supporting AoAs and trade studies to inform decision making on potential changes to the NGA operational baseline and documenting changes in CONOPS and requirements
  • Participating in and facilitating large group TEMs with disparate members to reach requirement consensus to capture strategic capabilities for customers, both internal and external
  • Performing end-to-end analysis to determine which requirements may already be satisfied by existing systems and which requirements need to be allocated to new or existing systems
  • Developing clear, consistent, testable acceptance criteria and requirements, and ensuring proper traceability between different levels of requirements and architecture
  • Executing end-to-end joint RFC process to develop new requirements which may impact NGA and the Mission Partner, and preparing and coordinating required documentation
  • Developing CONOPS for NTM data products and services
 Required Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • 11+ years of  Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experience (e.g., requirements, CONOPS , architecture, analysis, capabilities implementation, SLC process experience)
  • Demonstrated systems engineering experience defining and documenting system Concepts of Operations and documenting functional and performance requirements for NGA systems
  • Working knowledge of NGA systems and applications and their interdependencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of NSG change management processes (e.g., RFC process)
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Good customer teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills
Desirable Qualifications: 
  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • IT credentials and certifications (e.g., DAWIA, PMP, INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP and SAFe Agile)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Experience identifying, developing, and maintaining internal and external system interfaces
  • Requirements performance analyses experience
  • Rationale DOORs experience
  • Experience using MS Office tools to include MS Project and Visio
  • Experience using System Architecture
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forums
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