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Functional Specialist/Advisor

Chantilly, VA · Government/Military
Join ICES on a contract impacting national security as a Mid-Level 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 Mid-Level Functional Specialist/Advisor specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide SE&I&A SME to implement vision to replace stovepipe Motion Imagery(MI) TPED with an open NSG enterprise, system of systems service-oriented architecture
  • Ensure Motion GEOINT Services Project Capability Mission Based Outcomes (MBO) are achieved, providing requisite capabilities and services to meet mission and GEOINT (GI) community user needs
  • Perform technical systems analysis of alternatives and recommendations on using and implementing NSG Enterprise services and operations, leveraging industry best practices
  • Assess current and future technology, and ensure the Motion GEOINT Project leverages innovative tradecraft and best practices, and captures lessons learned
  • Perform stakeholder need datamining & interface with various NSG enterprise orgs, contractors and industry on technology, IT implementation alternatives, techniques, process, best practices
Required Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • BS in Engineering, CS, Info Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline  or equivalent experience
  • 11+ years IT(eg SE&I, architecture, analysis, capabilities implementation, process) experience
  • Proficiency applying SE&I (e.g., processes, mission needs engineering & analysis and I/F definition, project planning/IMS, IV&V, and transition, risk and readiness management)
  • Documented, demonstrable experience constructing, editing, and publishing data models in Unified Modelling Language (UML)
  • Proficient in XML related technologies such as XML, XSL, XSD, XPATH
  • Advanced Word editing and publishing experience
  • Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving technical and non-technical issues
  • Strong customer service and teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional team
  • Strong oral/written communications; Able to explain tech issues clearly/accurately to non-tech staff
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing priorities
 Desirable Qualifications: 
  • MS in Engineering, CS, Info Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • 2 years SE&I experience working with GEOINT capabilities/systems/segments/services
  • NGA Geospatial/GEOINT architecture, analysis, capability implementation, process experience
  • Relevant experience with programming GMTI or tracking systems
  • Experience with standards implementation
  • Experience with forensic analysis of intelligence data
  • Experience working on Web Services architecture in SOAP and WSDL
  • Understanding of SOM, big data analytics, and cloud constructs
  • Data analysis or data management experience
  • XSLT, JAXB, Schematron and DOM a plus
  • Relevant certs [eg, SE&I(INCOSE), IT(ITIL), IA(CISSP) Agile(Scrum), SAFe model SME]
  • Familiarity/Proficiency with agile SWE practices & programming languages (e.g., Python)
  • Demonstrated ability to translate mission needs and user requirements into end-to-end designs for systems that involve multiple interfaces and supporting data repositories
  • SE&I  experience implementing open system, service-based architectures [e.g., understanding: hybrid (SOA & REST-based) architecture patterns, Enterprise Architecture interoperability frameworks providing orchestration]
  • Systems & Ops Analysis Experience - Determining how changes affect outcomes, and how to analyze mission and content needs and product requirements to create a design
  • NGA, IC/DoD IT knowledge [e.g., ICITE, cloud architectures/missions, as-is/future vision]
  • A/B ISR TCPED SLC (e.g., FMV, MAWS, WAPS/WAS, MTI, ABI, SOM, exploitation) exp.
  • Manned/unmanned ISR experience (e.g., NSG Expeditionary Activities, ISR Task Force)
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