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Systems Engineer Level 1

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Job # 5056653
Date Posted: 06-14-2016
System Engineer Level 1
Annapolis Junction, MD

 
Security Clearance:
  • A current government clearance, background investigation, and polygraph are required.
Description:
OPS Consulting is seeking an experienced professional to analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications. Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities. Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies. Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology. Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations. Develop technical documentation. Develop system architecture and system design documentation. Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans. Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts. Ultimate responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility. Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.
 
Duties include:
  • Participates in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
  • Participates in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents
  • Participates in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
  • Allocates real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
  • Derives from the system requirements and understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness
  • Derives lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
  • Generates alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
  • Participates in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a common reference point for hardware and software developers
  • Defines the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
  • Develops system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis
  • Develops derived requirements for Information Assurance Services; Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms; and Security Mechanism Technology
  • Reviews and provides input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)
Required Skills:
  • Seven (7) years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree for a total of twelve (12) years of experience. 
Desired Skills:
  • Technical Certification as a Certified System Engineering Professional (CSEP) from INCOSE, DAWIA SPRDE Level 2, or other equivalent certification is a ‘nice to have’.
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