- NIST Standards
Residency Status: ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN
Clearance: Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance. Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability prior to the start of employment.
Time Type: Full-Time
Relocation Fees: No
Novel Applications of Vital Information Inc. (Novel Applications) is a premier technology services company that provides solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Information Management, Systems Integration. Novel Applications is a business that combines experience, creativity, flexibility, pragmatism, and cost-effective solutions in order to deliver measurable business value to our clients.
Headquartered in Fredericksburg Virginia, Novel Applications employs engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.
Novel Applications is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
NAOVI is seeking a Sr Systems Engineer to collaborate with the Customer’s SE&I team to assess architectures and requirements, to develop derived requirements and systems engineering artifacts, and to guide Agile scrum teams in the development of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.
Providing Systems Engineering expertise and leadership in support of a large cybersecurity system
Assisting the Chief Engineer and the Development teams in the development, integration, and testing of advanced leading-edge cybersecurity capabilities
Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor and team lead responsible for the system design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities
Interfacing directly with the Customer, stakeholders, and end-users regarding capability architectures, requirements, use cases, and stories to derive, develop and decompose next-cycle updates and specifications
Supporting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation countermeasures
Conducting trade studies to determine improvements to system capabilities and system delivery processes (hardware, software, architecture, automated deployments, training).
6+ years of directly relevant systems engineering experience such as allocation of hardware and software requirements, development of use cases and stories, interface definition, and systems integration & test
Proven leadership skills and meaningful experience successfully leading teams
Able to effectively work as a leader, in a group, or as an individual contributor
Experience working in an Agile development environment, ideally in a leadership role
Experience with and technical understanding of cybersecurity attack-mitigation techniques and cybersecurity architectures
Experience with Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, requirements management, traceability, and associated tools
Possesses or quickly develops a comprehensive understanding of Government Information Security policies, regulations, and guidelines
Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations.
Knowledge and experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or similar lean Agile framework
Agile Systems Engineering and/or development experience
DevSecOps or DevOps experience
Experience and/or familiarity with architectural views including operational, technical standards, and system/services views and business, data, applications, and technology architectures using applicable standards (e.g., DODAF, FEAF)
Experience and/or familiarity with software and system lifecycle methodologies, (e.g ISO, CMMI, ITIL, Agile, SAFe)
Experience with requirements management tools (DOORS preferred)
Experience and/or familiarity of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and security and privacy controls (NIST 800-37 and NIST 800-53)
BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II
Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)
SAFe certification (SA, SP, SSM/SASM, RTE, POPM, SPD, ASE, or SPC)