Senior Systems Engineer

Decisive Point Consulting Group - Chantilly, VA

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
Essential Functions:
Demonstrate the ability to lead efforts to capture users’ needs by performing requirements elicitation directly with stakeholders, drafting CONOPS, and documenting requirements to implement changes to the NGA and NSG operational baselines
Serve on integrated cross-functional teams supporting detailed trade studies and Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs)
Define and document interfaces, system specs and capability requirements
Conduct end-to-end requirements analysis to ensure systems being implemented comply with IC and NGA standards and policies, and support NSG enterprise control gates

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Leading joint CONOPS and requirements development for integration and initialization of NTM capabilities into NGA ground enterprise
Conducting AoA studies to optimize and inform decision making on potential NTM changes (cost/schedule/performance); it is expected there will be at least 3 AoA recommendations on specific issues
Leading and facilitating large group TEMs with disparate members to reach requirement consensus to capture strategic capabilities for customers, both internal and external
Tracking and documenting all modifications to the current NGA Enterprise baseline for issues which may affect NTM and providing updates on the NGA architecture whenever a change is proposed
Performing end-to-end analysis to determine which requirements may already be satisfied by existing systems and which requirements need to be allocated to new or existing systems
Developing clear, consistent, testable acceptance criteria and requirements, and ensuring proper traceability between different levels of requirements and architecture
Executing end- to-end joint RFC process to develop new requirements which may impact NGA and the Mission Partner and preparing and coordinating required documentation
Developing CONOPS for NTM data products and services

Required Qualifications:
Active TS/SCI clearance
BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or equivalent experience
10+ years of Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experience (e.g., requirements, CONOPS , architecture, analysis, capabilities implementation, SLC process experience)
Demonstrated systems engineering experience defining and documenting system Concepts of Operations and documenting functional and performance requirements for NGA systems
Working knowledge of NGA systems and applications and their interdependencies
Working knowledge of, and demonstrated experience with NSG change management processes (e.g., RFC process)
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Good customer teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams
Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills

Desired Qualifications:
MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
IT credentials and certifications (e.g., DAWIA, PMP, INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP and SAFe Agile)
Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams
Experience identifying, developing, and maintaining internal and xternal system interfaces
Requirements performance analyses experience
Rationale DOORs experience
Experience using MS Office tools to include MS Project and Visio
Experience using System Architecture
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forums
EEO Minority/Disabled/Veteran/Female