IT Sustainment Engineer

Urgent and Immediate opportunity for a highly motivated Systems Engineer with an active TS/SCI for GEOINT IT Sustainment Projects to join our client's team. This Systems Engineer executes engineering tasks, taking a multi-discipline approach to full lifecycle engineering including but not limited 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. This position provides a substantial portion, if not all of, the engineering support to the teams to the IT Sustainment team.

The position is currently remote, but could move to a hybrid model post COVID.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Perform the full lifecycle of engineering support including but not limited to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability analysis, resiliency analysis, development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability analysis, and decommissioning.
- Provide engineering support for requirements across the NSG and ASG.
- Lead the planning, documenting, analysis, and traceability of user requirements and architectures.
- Conduct Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.
- Assist the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management, and interface design.
- Support RFP development and generate engineering documentation for RFPs.
- Provide proposal evaluation support as requested by the government.
- Provide architectural support.
- Identify industry and NGA standards and create IPF unique standards for open architecture, service centric architecture, service oriented architecture, and cloud architecture for inclusion in IPF RFPs, existing contracts, and government development efforts.
- Other tasks as required.

Required Skills

- Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active TS/SCI clearance granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency (will accept SCI eligibility). Must be able to pass a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.
- BS or higher in Systems Engineering or in a related hard science STEM field such as, engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, or Geodetic Sciences or in project management or engineering management (Prefer MS)
- Certified as an INCOSE System Engineering Professional (CSEP) or DAWIA (level III) in IT or SPRDE or certified Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA) or Software Development Framework.
- Senior-level demonstrated experience in IT Service Management or IT Sustainment and Disaster Recovery
- Senior-level demonstrated experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, PPBES Process or system engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture/Cloud environments.
- Senior-level demonstrated experience with systems engineering lifecycle.
- Ability to work autonomously, take initiative, manage multiple programs, and implement technical/management processes to streamline the operational environment.

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Alexandria, VA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, March 7, 2022

Job Type

Direct Hire

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Date Posted

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

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