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Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

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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

Perspecta, Inc., provides high-end Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to government clients. We are currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer with a Networking and Telecom background to provide technical leadership and management support for a program that delivers a broad range of engineering and scientific services to a national level customer. The Program provides cradle-to-grave engineering support for the definition, design, development, integration, verification, fielding, and eventual termination/disposal of the system and system components. Perspecta is looking for team members with the depth and breadth to answer complex technical questions, and also the skills to manage the varied activities across the program. The candidate will be responsible for providing technical leadership and management of integration, test, and deployment software-based systems in the RF and VSAT domain.

The candidate will oversee the engineering activities of component software developers, verify the capabilities and interfaces of their developed products, integrate the software components into a system, support system test and deployment activities, and perform tier-2 support for fielded system. The candidate will be the direct customer interface and will provide tasking and direction to team members. Communication is key to success in this position.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage, plan, provide tasking for technical projects - Communicate progress, status, briefings, and tasking to customers and team Participate in the design and definition of system functionality and component interfaces Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigation problem areas; and following the software development life-cycle. Work with contractor development teams on software requirements definition, development, coding standards, and testing Interact with customers on technical matters, often requiring coordinated activity across organization lines. Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and charts Oversee software component development and verification. Oversee in and/or analyze the results of software code reviews Oversee testing and regression testing of software phase releases. Develop test plans and procedures to validate system requirements. Design, develop, and document test tools. Design and implement system security and data assurance. Create documentation and user manuals for deployment. Troubleshoot problems reported for system. Troubleshoot and analyze root cause of any system anomalies/discrepancies. the results of software code reviews Oversee testing and regression testing of software phase releases

Qualifications

Requires Bachelors degree (in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering or related field) or equivalent, and twelve to fifteen years of related experience, advanced degree a plus.

Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to analyze and assess a problem, decompose complex issues, and develop solutions and strategies to operational scenarios. Additional qualifications include: - Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes - SETA experience - Background in Networking and Telecom - Experience with various development approaches, e.g., agile programming, crowd sourcing, waterfall, etc. Applied knowledge of the systems development life cycle, including requirements analysis, documentation development, control gates, and system verification

  • Ability to work within and across multi-discipline teams to ensure interfaces are thoroughly defined, properly designed, and correctly implemented

  • Familiarity with IC organizations and experience working across multiple organizations within the IC

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent required; advanced degree is a plus

  • Minimum of 8-10 years relevant experience

  • Experience in mission operation centers, command and control, and digital communications a plus

  • US Citizenship - TS/SCI with polygraph

  • Ability to travel up to 25%. Most travel to occur CONUS, but some OCONUS travel may be required.

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 just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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