• Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

    Location US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    2018-50244
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    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 and other protected categories

    Responsibilities

     Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Serve as the Source Analyst/Tradecraft/Collection Modeling SME, providing dedicated support to the NTM-L PMO and Source Directorate, to engineer and drive technology-to-tradecraft-to operations advancement for new data source
    • Tradecraft Development – Support development of Source Strategy Analyst Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) incorporating new data sources and methodologies
    • Operations & Technology Implementation/Usability – Develop/enhance forward-leaning User CONOPS, capturing Source Operations; support planning, testing, and demonstration activities
    • Provide collection modeling and automated strategy SME support to Source in order to facilitate new methodologies incorporating more automation.
    • Community Outreach & Training – Cultivate awareness to ASG/NSG introducing community to new capability, through development of outreach materials and messaging and support to Outreach/User Engagement activities; develop Source training methodology and content for NSG/ASG
    • Generate new innovative use cases on an as-needed basis to provide Mission-based rationalization and trade-offs for capability enhancements or investments related to new data source/capability
    • Through needs requirement analysis, identify functional needs gaps with respect to Source tradecraft/operations, to potentially augment existing requirements or generate new ones
    • Provide Source SME support to Product definition, releasability, and classification efforts; identify Mission Utility for new Products
    • Review NSG RFCs to assess and identify functional and operational baseline impacts
    • Lead, coordinate, and participating in NGA and Joint Enterprise Working Groups, Technical Exchange Meetings, and User Forums
    • Participating in Milestone Readiness Events (waterfall and agile) to evaluate Segment readiness and Design and satisfaction of Source-identified capabilities
    • Identify, track, mitigate, and resolve technical risks and issues related to Source operations and the integration of new data source
    • Conduct studies and AoAs, to identify dependencies and issues requiring corrective action or decisions to maintain mission capability cost, schedule, and performance

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Active TS/SCI clearance
    • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or equivalent experience
    • 16+ years of Source/GEOINT Collection Analyst experience, with 10 years of recent agency-specific experienc
    • In-depth knowledge of Mission Partner and NGA Source operations
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the TCPED cycle, with hands-on experience with Tasking, Collection, and Processing and the associated systems / segments / tools and understanding of the interdependencies on NSG capabilities
    • Ability to lead coordination efforts across the NGA/Source Directorate, NTM-L Project, Mission Partner, and NGA Segments (e.g., GIMS), to drive cross-Agency and segment integration and drive tradecraft transformation
    • 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 disciplineIT credentials and certifications (e.g., DAWIA, PMP, INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP and SAFe Agile)
    • Knnwledge of NSG change management processes (e.g., RFC process)
    • 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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