System Engineer

FLASH Technology Group, LLC. - Annapolis Junction, MD (30+ days ago)


System Engineer 2

Must have an active TS/SCI with Current Polygraph!

Can also apply at www.flashtg.com or send resume directly to dmagruder@flashtg.com.

Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents

Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) – Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc

Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components

Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination

Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations

Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents

Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle

Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components

Derive from the system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness

Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable

Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions

Participate in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a common reference point for hardware and software developers

Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan

Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis

Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management, etc.)

Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)

Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis

Implement comprehensive SOA solutions

Implement operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards

Develop scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, maintenance, and disposal needs

Review and/or approve system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete

Conduct quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas like Reliability, Maintainability, Vulnerability, Survivability, Produceability, etc.)

Establish and follow a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces

Capture all interface designs in a common interface control format, and store interface data in a commonly accessible repository

Prepare time-line analysis diagrams illustrating the flow of time-dependent functions

Establish a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements, consider impacts prior to commitment to change, gain stakeholder buy-in, eliminate ambiguity, ensure traceability to source requirements, and track and settle open actions

Assess each risk to the program and determine the probability of occurrence and quantified consequence of failure in accordance with an approved risk management plan

Manage and ensure the technical integrity of the system baseline over time, continually updating it as various changes are imposed on the system during the lifecycle from development through deployment and operations & maintenance

In conjunction with system stakeholders, plan the verification efforts of new and unproven designs early in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with established requirements

Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)

Support the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA Strategy)

Qualifications

Fourteen (14) years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required

Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Domain Area Specialized Requirements

SIGINT

Tactical or Strategic Front-end SIGINT systems. Dataflow experience current within the last six (6) years.

One (1) of the system experiences defined Appendix D of the SOW.