• Office of Strategic Operations Engineer

    Location US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Top Secret/SCI
    Employee Type
    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



    This position requires the candidate to have a strong understanding of capabilities across existing and emerging NSG/ASG enterprise. The ideal candidate should be able to execute the Director’s mission and strategic vision for the future. He/She should be able to outline and help define NGA’s Strategic Roadmap. The ideal candidate must also be able to plan and perform full SE&I life cycle technical design, CONOPS development, implementation planning, integration, cost, schedule, technical performance, opportunity/risk, and supportability/mission effectiveness analyses spanning all levels of NSG/ASG enterprise. Ensure logical and systematic conversion of mission needs, joint topical or product requirements into total systems solutions through enterprise transition to operations, acknowledging cost, schedule, and technical constraints. Manage GEOINT mission-driven capability needs across NSG/ASG, driving requirements closure, performing functional and timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, AoAs, mission needs allocation & interfaces definition translating customer requirements into capability and service specs. Plan and coordinate NSG/ASG mods, with emphasis on NGA systems, segments, platforms, capabilities, services, and functions to support GEOINT data types, formats, metadata, and capacity. Apply appropriate project management model selected for capability implementation efforts   and perform end-to-end project analysis, to ensure capabilities being implemented comply with NSG/ASG enterprise technical architecture and support NSG/ASG enterprise control gates. Manage, develop, coordinate, document, integration of GEOINT functions into existing NGA segments.

    A strong awareness of technical IT and all source, all domain integrated ISR trends, on-going IT projects, NSG/ASG enterprise mission business (rapid acquisition) initiatives is desired. Ability to apply appropriate project management models with NSG/ASG enterprise technical architecture and support NSG/ASG enterprise control gates is an added plus. The candidate should have the capability to create joint topical requirements and CONOPs development.


    Required Qualifications:

    • Active TS/SCI (within 2 years) clearance (current SSBI [within 5 years])
    • B.S. in Engineering, CS, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline or equivalent experience
    • 16+ years of experience in directly related field, with a minimum of 10 years of recent agency-specific experience
    • Experience applying SE processes, and detailed implementation planning of complex systems
    • Comprehends complex technical issues; defines problem in ways that clearly communicate to technical and non-technical staff; persuasively propose solution to meet customer mission need
    • Able to work independently and within team environment at senior executive and execution levels
    • Strong customer service and interpersonal team skills; able to collaborate cross-functional/organizational teams
    • Excellent written, verbal, presentation skills; able to lead technical forums/initiatives/studies
    • Technical project engineering leadership skills/experience


    Desired Qualifications:

    • M.S. in Engineering, CS, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
    • Relevant EA/SA (Architect), IT (ITIL), Security (CISSP), Agile (e.g. SAFe, CSM) certs
    • Recent ISR TCPED SE&I experience related to PG functions/interfaces (national, tactical)
    • Knowledge of NGA Portfolio Strategic Initiatives
    • Knowledge/experience with all source all domain (space, air, sea, land) NGA/IC/DoD/Int’l ISR GEOINT enterprise/architectures/missions/platforms/sensors/phenomenologies/systems/ capabilities/services/functions
    • Experience working with mission partners and complying w/ export control/ITAR requirements
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of NSG/ASG Enterprise organizations, leadership, architectures, programs, systems, and NGA Acquisition, Baseline Control, Change Management Processes
    • Expertise in rapid acquisition experience


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