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Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

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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

Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.

The Sponsor is requesting a Systems Engineer (SE) who will work with human language technology (HLT) inorder to increase the speed, accuracy, and consistency of text translation and transcription of text.
This individual will have a major impact on the tactical and strategic course of HLT, which is expanding tremendouslyout to sponsor components.


The SE is responsible for developing and maintaining sophisticated translation and transcription workflows thatincorporate optical character recognition (OCR), computer-assisted translation, post-edited machine-translation, speech-to-text, and other advanced HLT. The SE simultaneously manages various HLT projects of ahigh level of complexity. The SE will provide expert HLT recommendations to sponsor's managers. The SE willwork closely with system administrators and information technology (IT) staff, as required, to develop andimplement policies and procedures to optimize translation workflows. The SE will help translators establish repeatable workflows and troubleshoot problems. The SE will develop and tailor optical character recognition(OCR) workflows to prepare documents and data for translation.


The SE will create translation projects; scopeprojects by generating word counts, analytical reports; create project packages and assist with assigning tasksto translators and editors. The Engineer will manage and maintain translation memories and terminologydatabases. The engineer will incorporate, when applicable, pre translation, auto-translation, and pseudo-translation into translation workflows. The engineer will assist with scripting and development of advancedworkflows including document/audio triage, speech-to-text, and multilingual data management.


Qualifications

Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.


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: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-11-29

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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