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GEOINT Ground Agile Senior Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Responsibilities

Stuck in a dead end job and looking for a high visibility position that delivers mission capabilities? Want to be part of a dynamic team leading a culture change within a customer's organization as they transition to agile engineering and acquisition practices?

Join the GEOINT Ground (G2) team in solving technical challenges and driving mission thread acquisitions to closure. This position will serve as a senior technical member of a dynamic systems engineering team supporting the GEOINT Ground (G2) organization.

  • The candidate will lead GEOINT ground initiatives for future systems through lifecycle acquisition and readiness events and is required to have strong GEOINT systems engineering background and space and ground domain knowledge in customer mission technical capabilities and performance.
  • Help the customer transition to acquisitions leveraging agile principles to define capability roadmaps, epics, solutions/portfolios and features necessary to prioritize developer backlogs in alignment with capability deliveries.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and agile best practices to teams coordinating conops and architecture products, establishing and translating requirements into features, assessing system and segment schedule and risks, leading readiness and release planning events and demonstrations in support of system and acquisition-level sprints and increments, and supporting agile automated and focused test and devops verification strategies and integration of new systems and initiatives in support of expanded GEOINT mission capabilities.
  • Have the aptitude to assess agile and SE processes and create efficiencies continuously, and may lead projects for systems team work, have frequent client interactions, and support system and mission strategy development across the various ground offices.
  • Have daily interaction with the customer and supporting contractors, and will need to follow customer standards and processes as the program matures through the life cycle.
  • Interact with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs) and facilitate risk and action closure with Acquisition Offices and users, and support technical consultation, meeting coordination, and support to recommendation briefings.

Qualifications

This position requires an understanding of the intelligence community and customer domain, along with a strong focus on core systems engineering processes in support of end-to-end mission and services closure.

  • Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D. Knowledge of GEOINT remote sensing systems and overall space and ground architecture including mission control and/or mission processing functions.
  • Experience supporting agile acquisition strategy, development and release planning, and continuous integration initiatives supporting mission capability releases enabling End to End GEOINT missions.
  • Proven communication skills especially with senior (Lt Colonel and above) government officials.
  • Commitment to recognize, understand, respect and collaborate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

Strongly Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with overall GEOINT ground customer, technical familiarity with mission control and/or processing of one or more GEOINT systems, including sensor knowledge.
  • Ability to work for specific IC customer and familiarity with that customers processes and organization.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-25 Expires: 2020-11-24

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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