Systems Engineer, Senior Lead in Aberdeen, MD at DCS

Date Posted: 12/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, DCS is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective January 18, 2022, DCS will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation.

Lead a team performing a wide range of complex systems engineering services to ensure the program is compliant with program requirements and objectives, interoperability requirements, configuration management requirements, and similar Program-Wide responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions:

Capabilities analysis.

Leadership and Education, Personnel and Facilities (DOTMLPF) efforts.

Joint Capability Integration and Development System (JCIDS).

System and/or software integration, platform integration.

Interoperability with various Command, Control, and Communications (C3) systems.

Technical or operational testing.

Sustainment and refreshment of capabilities.

Configuration management, planning and strategy meetings, program review and coordination meetings.

General systems engineering, systems implementation planning and system test and evaluation services.

Prepare specifications, plans, analyses, modeling, testing, simulations and reports.

Review engineering output in the areas of systems level operation and maintenance procedures, performance improvements criteria, tools assessments, metrics management, quality assurance, configuration management, technical orders, and maintenance practices.

Conduct systems engineering trade-off analysis; m. Provides analysis related to the design, development, and integration of hardware, software, man-machine interfaces and all the systems level requirements to provide an integrated solution. IAT level II certification required as applicable.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Masters degree plus 12 years, or Bachelor degree plus 16 years experience required.

Top Secret/SCI required.

A minimum of 12 years of experience in systems engineering including system design, requirements and interface definition, integration and test.

Desired Skills:

Experience with electronic warfare, signal intelligence and/or cyber warfare systems.  

Familiarity with US Army missions and major weapons systems.Experience with national Cybersecurity policies, IA standard security principles, standards and industry best practices.

Experience supporting DoDI 8510.01 (Risk Management Framework for DoD IT).

Experience in DoD assessment and authorization processes and procedures.

Familiarity with DoD major system acquisition processes.

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