SITEC Consulting
  • Laurel, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Our comprehensive benefits package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Federal Holidays, Bereavement, Jury Duty, Training Leave, Tuition, Training, and Educational Reimbursement, Referral and Recognition-based Bonuses, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short & Long-Term Disability, AFLAC, Legal Shield, 401(k) and matching plan, Credit Union Membership, and Competitive Salaries.


The qualified applicant must be a US Citizen and possess an ACTIVE TS//SCI with poly clearance. Sponsorship is not available and expired clearances will not be considered.

JOB SUMMARY

  • Analyzes user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and HIGH-LEVEL system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.
  • Analyzes system requirements and leads design and development activities.
  • Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies.
  • Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology. Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations.
  • Develops technical documentation. Develops system Architecture and system design documentation.
  • Guides system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.
  • Interacts 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.
  • Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

EARLY CAREER:

  • Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
  • Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
  • Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
  • Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
  • Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
  • Derive from the system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness
  • Derive 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
  • Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non-repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management, etc.)
  • Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis
  • Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
  • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) -Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.
  • Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
  • Participate 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
  • Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
  • Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents
  • Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)

INTERMEDIATE CANDIDATES:

  • Requirements for Early Career plus the following:
  • Review and/or approve system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete
  • Support the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA Strategy)
  • Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)

SENIOR LEVEL CAREER CANDIDATES:

  • Above requirements, plus the following:
  • Support the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA Strategy)
  • Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis, and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
  • Develop scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, maintenance, and disposal needs
  • Conduct quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas like Reliability, Maintainability, Vulnerability, Survivability, Produceability, etc.)
  • Establish and follow a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces
  • Develop comprehensive SOA solutions
  • Develop operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards
  • Conduct and/or approve end-to-end system trade analyses to optimize system operations over its life-cycle through the proper balance of non-functional system performance areas
  • Use validated models, simulations, and prototyping to mitigate risk and reduce cost of system development
  • Ensure effective, periodic review and control of the evolving configuration of a system, both hardware and software components and associated documentation, during the life of the system
  • Serve as a member of the CCB
  • Develop system design alternatives that consider life cycle cost, reuse, complexity, risk, system expansion, and growth
  • Develop alternative courses of action, workarounds, and fall-back positions with a recommended course of action for each risk and monitor and re-evaluate risks at appropriate milestones. Monitors risks using earned value management (EVM) data
  • Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest. Apply and enforce use of suitable standards to ensure consistency and interoperability of developer hardware and software
  • As a participant within an Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) effort, recommend a preferred solution based on selection criteria adjusted for reasonableness and validity of assumptions, technology limitations, environmental impact, and life-cycle costs
  • Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of all components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis, and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
  • Improve standard integration strategies based upon rationale for previous decisions that resulted in improved integration performance
  • Fully define interfaces in terms of origination, destination, stimulus, and data characteristics for software, and electrical and mechanical characteristics for hardware

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

EARLY CAREER CANDIDATES:

  • Zero to Ten (10) years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.

INTERMEDIATE CANDIDATES:

  • Fourteen (14) to Seventeen (17) years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.

SENIOR LEVEL CAREER CANDIDATES:

  • Twenty (20) years' experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts is required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

EARLY CAREER:

  • 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 SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

INTERMEDIATE CANDIDATES:

  • 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 SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

SENIOR LEVEL CAREER CANDIDATES:

  • 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 SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

"SEE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS"

DESIRED COMPETENCIES

EARLY CAREER:

  • Experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments.
  • Experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
  • Experience implementing storage area networks, data warehouses and data marts.
  • Experience in developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large scale system
  • Experience in developing technical documentation for issues and/or train
  • Experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
  • Experience optimizing storage, retrieval, back-up, and retention strategies across globally distributed, high throughput, text and multimedia storage and retrieval systems.
  • Experience using agile and/or spiral development models.
  • Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying
  • Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or HBase/Accumulo or BIG TABLE.

INTERMEDIATE CANDIDATES:

  • Experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments.
  • Experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
  • Experience implementing storage area networks, data warehouses and data marts.
  • Experience in developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large scale systems.
  • Experience in developing technical documentation for issues and/or training.
  • Experience in leading agile and/or spiral development models.
  • Experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
  • Experience interacting in a cross-Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment.
  • Experience optimizing storage, retrieval, back-up, and retention strategies across globally distributed, high throughput, text and multimedia storage and retrieval systems.
  • Experience planning and integrating secure compliant solutions based on legal, policy, and compliance directives.
  • Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying algorithms.
  • Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or HBase/Accumulo BIG TABLE.

SENIOR LEVEL CAREER CANDIDATES:

  • Working with large volumes of multimedia, multilingual content processing systems requiring ingest of multiple formats, audio playback to end users, storage, and retrieval of objects.
  • Distributed Peer to Peer content storage and retrieval systems with more than 500 nodes.
  • Metadata indexing, metadata summarization, content and metadata data mining, visualization and analytics.
  • Experience in developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large scale programs.
  • Experience in developing technical documentation for issues and/or training.
  • Experience in leading agile and/or spiral development models.
  • Experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
  • Experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
  • Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying algorithms.
  • Experience implementing storage area networks, data warehouses and data marts.
  • Experience optimizing storage, retrieval, back-up, and retention strategies across globally distributed, high throughput, text and multimedia storage and retrieval systems.
  • Experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments.
  • Experience interacting with users and in cross-Integrated Product Team (IPT) environments.
  • Experience planning and integrating secure compliant solutions based on legal, policy, and compliance directives.
  • Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or HBase/Accumulo BIG TABLE.

Other Duties Disclaimer

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties and responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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