System Engineer (SE) – Skill Level III

US-MD-Linthicum
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1789
# Positions
1
Job Location
Linthicum, MD
Experience (Years)
20
Education
Bachelors
Security Eligibility Type
TS/SSBI with FS Poly

Overview

Job Title:  System Engineer (SE) – Skill Level III
Division:   Systems & Software Engineering


Location:  Linthicum, MD

 

Position is contingent upon award of contract


 

Applicants must be a US citizen and possess a NSA TS/SCI clearance with full scope NSA polygraph

 


 

POSITION 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, andtechnology. 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.

 

 

Responsibilities

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

Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents

Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components

Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination

Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations

  Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components

   Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions

Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan

Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis

Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)

Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents

Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle

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

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

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.)

Implement comprehensive SOA solutions

Implement operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards

Review and/or approve system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete

Capture all interface designs in a common interface control format, and store interface data in a commonly accessible repository

Assess each risk to the program and determine the probability of occurrence and quantified consequence of failure in accordance with an approved risk management plan

In conjunction with system stakeholders, plan the verification efforts of new and unproven designs early in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with established requirements

Prepare time-line analysis diagrams illustrating the flow of time-dependent functions

Establish a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements, consider impacts prior to commitment to change, gain stakeholder buy-in, eliminate ambiguity, ensure traceability to source requirements, and track and settle open actions

Manage and ensure the technical integrity of the system baseline over time, continually updating it as various changes are imposed on the system during the lifecycle from development through deployment and operations & maintenance

Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)

 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

Qualifications

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.

 

Educational Requirements:

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.

 

JBM is an Affirmative Action Employer.         EOE/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

To Apply:

Please visit the Careers section of our website, https://jobs-gojbm.icims.com/jobs/intro and submit your resume for consideration. Please provide a salary requirement or range.


J.B. Management, Inc. (JBM) is a veteran-owned business offering a broad array of services and products to both the Federal Government and commercial customers worldwide.  Known as both pioneers and practitioners, JBM provides our clients with Planning and Analysis, Training, Sustainment, Integration, Fielding, Software Development, and Systems Engineering support. We are JBM - Smart Solutions For Those We Serve

 

JBM offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package.  In 2012, JBM was named one of the "Best Places to Work in Virginia" by Virginia Business Magazine and Best Companies Group.  JBM is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer

 

To apply for this career opportunity, visit our Career Center at http://www.gojbm.com/careers.php.  Please include a current resume and your salary requirements.  Thank you for your interest in employment with JBM.


 

Physical Demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Office type environment with temperature control. May be exposed to chemicals related to office equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. General office environment.

 

DISCLAIMER:
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

 

Education

Bachelors

Security Eligibility Type

TS/SSBI with FS Poly

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