• 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



    The ideal candidate for this position should have strong background in strategic planning, have a mind-set for futuristic thinking, and be current on the latest technology and trends for 2020 and beyond. The candidate should be able to cross both divisions (Data Analytics Division / Strategic Formulation Division) within the Office of Strategic Operations to provide technical assistance. He/she holds the lead position and is the primary conduit between the customer and OSO team. Additionally, a strong understanding of NGA Program Build process is a plus. The ability to strategically plan and execute the director’s initiative, mission, and vision for the out years is a must.

    This position also requires the candidate to 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.


    Required Qualifications:

    • B.S. in Engineering, CS, Info Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline or equivalent experience
    • 21+ experience in directly related field, with 10+ years GEOINT/geospatial
    • Data engineer and requirement development; understanding of metrics and interpretation of metrics
    • 5+ yrs. recent ISR TCPED (Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination) SE&I experience
    • Experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative technical solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems (studies & analyses, white papers)
    • Demonstrated ability/experience identifying/solving problems reviewing related information to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions with minimal supervision / direction
    • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, multi-tasking, load-balancing skills
    • Excellent written, verbal, presentation skills; Able to lead technical forums/initiatives/studies
    • Technical project engineering project leadership skills/experience; systems analysis experience

    Desired Qualifications:

    • M.S. in Engineering, CS, Info Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
    • Relevant SE&I certification (INCOSE xSEP), IT (ITIL), Agile [ScrumMaster]), etc.
    • Knowledge of NGA Portfolio Strategic Initiatives (ABI, SOM, OBP, etc.)
    • Knowledge/experience with all source all domain (space, air, sea, land)
    • Experience working with mission partners complying with export control/ITAR requirements


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