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Sr. Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA · Government/Military
Join ICES on a contract impacting national security as a Sr. Systems Engineer. 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. Systems Engineer specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Execute transition activities to deliver new NTM capabilities into the NSG operational baseline
  • Prepare and coordinate Enterprise transition plans, checklists, and procedures with internal and external NSG stakeholders; work across the NGA Segments comprising the NTM-L baseline to develop the step-by-step NTM-L Enterprise Transition Plan (ETAP)
  • Facilitate NGA Enterprise Transition Planning WGs, tabletop reviews, and rehearsal exercises
  • Co-lead Joint Enterprise Transition WG meetings and activities with the Mission Partner, to ensure a seamless Joint-Agency transition
  • Coordinate with appropriate NGA Control Boards to receive the necessary approvals to proceed throughout the Enterprise Transition lifecycle; ensure appropriate authorizations are in place
  • Coordinate transition data needs across NGA Segments; work with NGA Research, the Mission Partner, and others to develop data generation and delivery plans and schedules
  • Conduct NSG Enterprise and System-level transition Readiness Reviews, Confidence Reviews, and Operational Readiness Reviews (ORRs)
  • Support investigation and resolution of Enterprise Transition-related issues with Segments, Transport, Comms, etc
  • Document and conduct Joint transition recommendations for declaration of Initial Operational Capabilities (IOC) and Full Operational Capabilities (FOC)
  • Support development and coordination of Enterprise Transition Request for Changes (RFCs), as required
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., capabilities implementation, testing and integration, system transition and SLC process experience)
  • Working knowledge of and ability to work with NGA segments to capture and document schedule, test and transition events related to planned NSG enterprise transition activities
  • Working knowledge of the Enterprise Transition process for large, multi-Segment transitions
  • Working knowledge of NTM system phenomenology and applications
  • Working knowledge of the systems and subsystems that constitute the NSG TCPED functions
  • 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)
  • Knowledge of NSG change management processes (e.g., RFC process)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Demonstrated ability to use MS Office tools (Project, Visio, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel
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