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Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Springfield, VA 22150
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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.


The Cloud Engineer (CE) employs a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across architectures to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT. The CE translates mission needs into testable performance requirements or features for agile development consumption. Reporting to the Platform Integration Team Lead, the CE captures systems definition for cloud operations to enable the implementation of complex mission applications. In addition, the CE also manages related baseline documentation for the government customer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across Architectures
  • Conducts planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review cloud service capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations
  • Develops solutions designs based on analysis of requirements and new technology
  • Participate in planning implementation and growth of the infrastructure on Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure Gov Cloud
  • Work in tandem with the engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud based solutions for the company
  • Work closely with Government and Development contracting teams in the planning, designing and development of cloud based applications.
  • Manage a continuous integration/continuous deployment methodology for the server based technologies
  • Work with the architecture and engineering team to design and implement a cloud management solution that spans multiple cloud service providers, data centers and edge nodes
  • Educate teams on the implementation of cloud based initiatives, providing associated training as required.
  • Remain current on industry trends, make recommendations as needed
  • Assist with AoA and CoA, trade studies, and engineering assessments
  • Proactively engage customer leadership to provide value-added influence to innovative ways to address new initiatives and hard problems
  • Lead the resolution of complex technical issues and risk management efforts, providing a sound systems engineering approach and an enterprise perspective
  • Establish an effective working relationship with the government Operations Chief to ensure program synchronization and technical alignment
  • Monitor and provide assured responses to customer action items and program deficiencies
  • Participate in technical exchange meetings and provide feedback on project plans and technical products
  • Provide technical input to project leads, and engage with the team on project execution
  • Closely collaborate with development contractors, information security engineers, and subject matter experts to build a cohesive team in support of mission objectives
  • Provide input on network design and implementation plans.


Required Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Clearance (with a current SSBI favorably adjudicated within the last 5 years)
  • Bachelors degree in Systems Engineering, or related STEM degree program
  • Mid-level experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, PPBES Process or system engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture/Cloud Environments
  • Demonstrated experience working with Openstack, Linux,/UNIX, Docker, AWS, and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Demonstrated experience with web services, API, REST, and RPC
  • Experience with DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Maven, GIT, Ansible, and Sonar Qube in a cloud environment.
  • Experience leveraging Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service to deliver capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience with networking and internet protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, HTTPS and distributed networks.
  • Experience with Cloud networking capabilities including load balancers, web application firewalls, Network access control lists (NACLs), security groups, and VPN connectivity
  • On or more industry cloud certifications.
  • 4+ years of experience with the systems engineering lifecycle
  • 4+ years supporting the assessment, evaluation, and deployment of new or emerging technologies into operations or the architectural impacts and a recommendation path forward
  • 4+ years of experience in DoD/IC information systems protection.
  • 4+ years of experience administering program security requirements and special access management functions.
  • 4+ years of experience in managing system interfaces and end-to-end systems integration of new and existing capabilities
  • Experience in project management or technical team leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective relationships with senior level customers
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present effective technical presentations to senior management; must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented, with proven time management and organization skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) certification

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Systems Engineering or related STEM degree program
  • 4+ years of experience in cloud technology engineering and migration
  • 4+ years of experience agile systems engineering and development methods (User Story Generation, Sprint/Scrum Development, Development Back-log management)
  • 4+ years experience with network systems and architecture.

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).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-09-28 Expires: 2020-10-28

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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