Systems Engineer Principal - 32268 in Springfield, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary

Alion supports the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) on an Engineering IDIQ contract.  Our team of engineers, system architects, analysts, and managers provide requirements decomposition, architecture engineering, engineering analysis, and integration & implementation of technical solutions to deliver geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) mission capabilities. Alion is seeking a Systems Engineer Principal to join the team.

The Systems Engineer Principal assists in leading engineering teams in taking a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the NSG, ASG and Federal Agencies to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Government in directing requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the NSG, ASG and Federal Agencies.
  • Assist with the planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review cloud service capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.
  • Advise the Government on proposed changes to the solutions designs based on analysis of requirements and new technology.
  • Assist the Government in the capture and translation of mission and customer requirements/needs into systems/capability requirements and solutions.
  • Support the analyses and allocation of requirements to systems architecture components and executing programs.
  • Assist the Government in performing systems integration activities.
  • Assist in leading AoAs, CoAs, Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.
  • Assist the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and interface design.
  • Provide expert advice to the Government in the areas of relating vision, strategy, plans, needs, requirements, and process and capability developments.
  • Operate at the level of integrating multiple MSAs across organizational, agency, department, and governmental/national boundaries.
  • Oversee and coordinates the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level contractor Systems Engineers.

Skills and Experience
Required:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Systems Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree with at least 18 years of relevant work experience.
  • Expert-level experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, PPBES Process or systems engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture environments residing in cloud, on-premise, or hybrid infrastructures.
  • Demonstrated experience with the systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Previous IC or DoD program/project experience.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

Desired:

  • Expert-level knowledge of MBSE, processes, tools and languages.
  • Software Development Framework certification.
  • INCOSE Expert Systems engineering Professional (ESEP) certification.
  • Membership or leadership participation in any of the following professional organizations:
    • ACSM
    • ASCE
    • ASPRS
    • OGC
    • SAREM
    • USGIF
  • Expert-level experience in the field of geospatial intelligence.
  • Expert-level experience engineering solutions using structured and unstructured Big Data, AAA, and Cloud-based technologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current NSG/ASG and NRO enterprises.
  • Demonstrated experience in photogrammetry, remote sensing, image science, information sciences, geographic information systems, geomatics, or related fields.
  • Previous NGA and/or NSG/ASG program/project experience.


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