Senior System Engineer

US-MD-Annapolis Junction
ID
2017-4633

Overview

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence.  Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis.  As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale.  For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.

 

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an experienced System Engineer for a role on one of our subcontracts.  This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides 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.
  • Develops 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.
  • Reviews and/or approves system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete.
  • Establishes and follows a formal procedure for coordination system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces.
  • Captures all interface designs in a common interface control format, and stores interface data in a commonly accessible repository.
  • Establishes a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements, considers impacts prior to commitment to change, gains stakeholder buy-in, eliminates ambiguity, ensures traceability to source requirements, and tracks and settles open actions.
  • Manages and ensures 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.
  • In conjunction with system stakeholders, plans the verification efforts of new and unproven designs early in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with established requirements.
  • Supports the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes).
  • Participates in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents.
  • Participates in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle.
  • Derives from the system requirements and understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness.
  • Derives 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.
  • Defines the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems, and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan.
  • Reviews and provides input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages, and the integrated master plan (IMP).
  • Contributes to the development of sections of system engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control documents.
  • Assists with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components.
  • Coordinates the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination.
  • Experience with the Linux O/S with respect to installation, network connectivity, configuration and hardening, and diagnosis of problems
  • Experience with the installation, integration, and troubleshooting of databases.
  • Experience with VMware or virtualization products

Qualifications

  • Fourteen (14) years system engineering experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity within the Federal Government 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.

Skills/Domain Knowledge:

  • Candidates must have experience with system administration, development, installation, integration, test, and/or or tier (1,2,3) type support.
  • Experience performing installations, integration, test and maintenance.
  • Experience troubleshooting software installations and operations.
  • Experience analyzing and correcting data flow issues within systems.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with administering, debugging, and optimizing Linux O/Ses.
  • Excellent working knowledge of scripting languages, mysql database, and CM environments.
  • VMware experience in cloud/virtual disciplines.
  • Experience with Tier 2 trouble shooting, integration, and test.
  • Strong Linux SA skills.
  • Experience installing and configuring Mysql as well as with sql commands
  • Experience installing and troubleshooting Tomcat/web servers.
  • Strong scripting expeirence with BASH, PHP, and Python.

This position requires an active Security Clearance.

 

Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

 

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

 

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