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Sr. Functional Specialist/Advisor

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 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:

Duties
  • Conducts engineering assessments on RMOD technologies (current and future), and ensures the project captures innovative tradecraft, lessons learned, and best practices
  • Works closely with RMOD government lead and Product owners to provide engineering analysis of the features backlog and adjust development focus as required to meet mission objectives
  • Provides recommendations on RMOD services implementation and operations
  • Performs technical planning to engineer an integrated RMOD roadmap across other Modernization Initiatives
  • Engages with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute time-phased epics and effectivities for migrating capabilities into the operational baseline
  • Supports the identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution  technical risks and issues to ensure the timely, functionally efficient, and cost effective stand-up of new capabilities
  • Conducts user outreach to communicate planned   engineering changes, operational concepts, and project status, and accept user inputs for optimization of delivery plans
 Required Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor’s  degree in Engineering / CS / Math / Science / or related technical experience or equivalent experience
  • 11+ years of systems engineering and integration and/or systems development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with NGA or its IC partners, to include both legacy systems, as well as key concepts for future vision and services
  • Demonstrated ability to identify technology gaps in capabilities and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to explain technical  issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective customer relationships with senior level government personnel; ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Self-starter and able to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communications, technical/non-technical presentation skills
Desirable Qualifications: 
  • Advanced degree or certification in a technical field
  • Experience with Agile engineering and development methods
  • Exposure to national, tactical, and commercial data collectors and associated collection tasking and feasibility processes
  • 2+ years of experience in system interface engineering or interface analysis
  • 1+ years of experience with NGA portfolio initiatives
1+ years of experience in technical coordination across the IC
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