Project Engineer Technical Specialist (Tech)

Location US-VA-Springfield
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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


Responsibilities Include:

  • Translate high level program strategies into systems requirements and work with development contractors to ensure work is consistent with customer strategies
  • Generate project objectives based on mission needs, and establish and manage project, plans, schedules, and enterprise coordination for a
  • Develop operations concepts in support of establishing new capabilities, architectural trades to assess efficient implementation of new capabilities. and develop requirements in support of new capabilities defined through the Request for Change (RFC) process
  • Review test plans/procedures to ensure they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and witness testing to validate the requirement
  • Identify risks, and establish and execute mitigation plans
  • Act as the technical point of contact for resolving technical issues within the program and coordination among various stakeholders
  • Evaluate impacts on segments and overall program related to cost, schedule and performance based on potential program changes
  • Serve as customer liaison and be able to establish and maintain high level of customer intimacy
  • Prepare and present status briefings to program and customer leadership


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with Poly
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS / Science / Engineering or related technical experience
  • 16+ years of systems engineering, systems integration or systems development experience
  • 5+ years of experience with IC or DoD mission engineering
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management best practices
  • Ability to assess architectural impacts of new capabilities or proposed changes and provide recommendation on path forward
  • Ability to develop and formulate solutions for problems/issues
  • Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective customer relationships with senior level government personnel; ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Self-starter and able to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communications, technical/non-technical presentation skills 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Satellite Communications Systems
  • PMP Certification
  • Demonstrated project leadership skills and experience
  • Experience managing system interfaces and end-to-end systems integration of new and existing capabilities
  • Superior organizational and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to interface effectively via written and oral communications with personnel at all levels of government and contractor staff
  • Strong skills using MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • 1+ years experience with cloud technologies
  • 1+ years experience with agile development methodologies
  • Ability to work in and figure out “white space”


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