Systems Engineer IV

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U.S. Citizenship Required
Top Secret/SCI
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Full Time


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Successful candidates must:


  • Demonstrate the ability to coordinate enterprise level integration efforts with interdependent NGA and NSG systems to deliver enterprise capabilities
  • Coordinate with and document NGA TCPED-related (Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination) segments’ software/hardware design, implementation, and test schedule to ensure alignment with agreed to NSG enterprise implementation, integration, verification and validation, and transition plans and schedules
  • Assess segment capability deliveries against enterprise-level requirements
  • Evaluate system baselines to ensure they are under configuration control
  • Coordinate both internally and externally with NGA segments and IC partners to ensure NSG enterprise baseline maturity alignment and all test data and resources are identified and available for events/activities


 Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing or leading full Systems Engineering (SE) lifecycle efforts to coordinate with NGA system segments to ensure timely implementation of capabilities to be integrated into the NGA and NSG enterprise
  • Documenting/reviewing TCPED segment schedules and readiness plans relevant to enterprise capability delivery schedules
  • Evaluating acquisition roadmaps, identifying capability gaps and developing mitigation plans; developing and executing time-phased epochs for migrating new capabilities to the operational baseline
  • Understanding the operational effectiveness and suitability of NGA system segment modifications to ensure minimum acceptable enterprise-level operational performance requirements have been satisfied
  • Reviewing NSG RFCs to assess and identify functional and operational baseline impacts; coordinating NGA segment impacts to NSG RFCs
  • Coordinating, and participating in NGA and joint enterprise test activities and events to confirm the NSG enterprise design solutions satisfy specified requirements
  • Participating in Milestone Readiness Events (waterfall and agile) to evaluate segment readiness and Major System Acquisition (MSA) Control gates
  • Participating in Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) and Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) to serve as focal points for managing project execution and resolving enterprise issues
  • Identifying, tracking, mitigating, and resolving technical risks and issues related to segment integration
  • Providing acquisition support (e.g., segment budget planning and expenditure analysis)


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or equivalent experience
  • 11+ years of Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experience (e.g., capabilities implementation and SLC process experience)
  • Demonstrated system integration experience with one or more NGA segments (e.g., NCL, FCMS, IEC, GIMS, Cedalion, AGI TK, MAAS, NVS, GSR, and/or GVS) and understanding of the interdependencies on NSG capabilities
  • Ability to coordination efforts with NGA segments to drive cross-segment integration and capture and document schedule, test and transition events relevant to planned enterprise-level development
  • Knowledge of 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
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forums
  • Experience with Agile engineering and development methods (user story generation, sprint/scrum development, backlog management, and test-drive development)


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