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Jacobs Systems Engineer 2.5- TS/SCI with POLY Required in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Your Impact:

This opening is for a Systems Engineer 2.5 to support the Cyber Mission business unit located in Annapolis Junction, DM. The team supports multiple products that automate manual tasks so that mission customers can focus on more complex issues. The team employs Agile methodologies and DevOps principles to ensure that high-quality, reliable software is delivered to the customer. The position is to be performed in a contractor facility which allows for flexible work schedules. In addition, the opportunity for teleworking is available based on tasking and customer approval.

Responsibilities:

  • 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, advise of 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 interacting with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues, or conflicts.

  • Assume the 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.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts is required.

  • Implement comprehensive SOA solutions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Develop system design alternatives that consider life cycle cost, reuse, complexity, risk, system expansion and growth.

  • Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest.

  • Recommend a preferred solution based on selection criteria adjusted.

  • Provide technical direction for the full systems engineering life cycle.

  • Fully define interfaces in terms of origination, destination, stimulus, and data characteristics for software; and electrical and mechanical characteristics for hardware.

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Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Seventeen (17) 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.

  • 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.

  • Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Nonrepudiation, 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.

Preferred:

  • Experience in developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large scale programs.

  • Experience in leading agile development models.

  • Experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.

  • Experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments.

  • Experience planning and integrating secure compliant solutions based on legal, policy, and compliance directives.

  • Experience using Kibana

  • Familiarity with JSON and XML

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