Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist (Security Clearance required)
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Overview:Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation---s most important work.-- We---re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation---s most complex challenges.-- Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.-- We continually push ourselves---to respond, to adapt, to go further.-- To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways---not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.--Perspecta---s talented and robust workforce---14,000 strong---stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let---s make an impact together.Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categoriesResponsibilities:Perspecta, Inc., provides high-end Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to government clients.-- -- We are currently seeking a Senior--Systems--Engineer with a Networking and Telecom background to provide--technical leadership and management--support--for--a program that delivers a broad range of engineering and scientific services to a national level customer.-- The Program provides cradle-to-grave engineering support for the definition, design, development, integration, verification, fielding, and eventual termination/disposal of the system and system components.-- Perspecta is looking for team members-- with the depth and breadth to answer complex technical questions, and also the skills to manage the varied activities across the program. -- The candidate--will be responsible for--providing technical leadership and management of--integration, test, and deployment--software-based systems in the RF and VSAT domain.--The candidate will oversee the engineering activities of component software developers, verify the capabilities and interfaces of their developed products, integrate the software components into a system, support system test and deployment activities, and perform tier-2 support for fielded system.-- The--candidate will be the direct customer interface and will provide tasking and direction to--team members.-- Communication--is key to success in this position. ---- Specific responsibilities include:-- --Manage, plan, provide tasking for technical projects - Communicate progress, status, briefings, and tasking to customers and team Participate in the design and definition of system functionality and component interfaces --- Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigation problem areas; and following the software development life-cycle. --- Work with contractor development teams on software requirements definition, development, coding standards, and testing --- Interact with customers on technical matters, often requiring coordinated activity across organization lines. --- Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and charts --- Oversee software component development and verification. -----Oversee--in and/or analyze the results of software code reviews -----Oversee--testing and regression testing of software phase releases. --- Develop test plans and procedures to validate system requirements. --- Design, develop, and document test tools. --- Design and implement system security and data assurance. --- Create documentation and user manuals for deployment. --- Troubleshoot problems reported for system. --- Troubleshoot and analyze root cause of any system anomalies/discrepancies.-- the results of software code reviews -----Oversee--testing and regression testing of software phase releases -- --Qualifications:Requires Bachelor---s degree (in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering or related field) or equivalent, and twelve to fifteen years of related experience, advanced degree a plus.Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to analyze and assess a problem, decompose complex issues, and develop solutions and strategies to operational scenarios. -- Additional qualifications include:-- - Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes - SETA experience - Background in Networking and Telecom - Experience with various development approaches, e.g., agile programming, crowd sourcing, waterfall, etc. --- Applied knowledge of the systems development life cycle, including requirements analysis, documentation development, control gates, and system verification--- Ability to work within and across multi-discipline teams to ensure interfaces are thoroughly defined, properly designed, and correctly implemented--- Familiarity with IC organizations and experience working across multiple organizations within the IC--- Excellent communication skills----- Bachelor---s degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent required; advanced degree is a plus----- Minimum of 8-10--years relevant experience----- Experience in mission operation centers, command and control, and digital communications a plus----- US Citizenship -----TS/SCI with --polygraph--- Ability to travel up to--25%. Most travel to occur CONUS, but some OCONUS travel may be required. -- --
Keywords: Perspecta, Reston , Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist (Security Clearance required), IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia
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