The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designsand develops system-oriented products and prepares related installation, testing, operation, and maintenance specifications and instructions. Defines and analyzes architecture to establish operating conditions, conducts tests, define and analyze engineering proposals and related technical data to determine feasibility of developing new capabilities and/or modifying existing capabilities. The Systems Engineer is cognizant of Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, and collaborates with various Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Project Teams, and Government entities.
Analyze user requirements, CONOPS and high-level system architectures to derive, develop and decompose system-level specifications.
Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the system is compatible with defined architecture, and meets customer needs.
Conduct trade studies, to determine possible system (hardware, software, architecture) improvements.
Plan and/or support enhancement projects (Path 1 and Path 2) and Block Upgrade projects (Path 3) through requirements definition, implementation, development, operations, performance, testing,cost and schedule, training and support, and/or system disposal.
Develop technical documentation, including CONOPS, user guides, test plans, and other CDRL items.
Perform deployment services, including site surveys and site installation and test.
Perform individually and as part of a team.
Provide input to hardware (COTS/GOTS/capacity/etc.) recommendations, including support for Technology Insertion in Government Technical Reference Model (TRM).
Active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and program Engineering Review Boards (ERBs).
MANDATORY SKILLS: Eight (8) or more years of systems engineering experience required.
[A Masters degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience.]
Bachelors degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is required.
Demonstrated experience or familiarity with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), compliant with ANSI/EIA Standard 748-B required.
Agile development methodology experience required.
DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)) certification required.
Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance required.
U.S. Citizenship required
Experience and/or familiarity with software and system lifecycle methodologies, (e.g ISO, CMMI, ITIL).
Experience and/or familiarity with MS Office, including Word, Excel, Project required.
Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) certification desired.
Experience with Agile development methodology.
Experience with requirements management tools
Experience with automated testing tools (e.g., RSpec, Cucumber, etc.)
About Avid Technology Professionals
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
* A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging * Competitive Hourly Salary * Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes * Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits) * Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component * Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans * Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible * Progressive Overtime Policy * Flexible Spending Account benefit * Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy * Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays * Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program * Computer Allowance * Internet Allowance * Short and Long Term Disability * Life Insurance
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