Senior Systems Engineer

US-MD-Annapolis Junction


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


ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an experienced Systems 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. 


Seeking an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to provide technical support and system engineering for a rules engine processing system. The selected candidate will assist in developing, improving and modernizing the detailed design of the processing system architecture based on the changes and modernization based on the mission need. Document the detailed design using accepted object oriented design practices as well as assisting in resolving issues that impede the ability of the software engineers to complete their tasks. The selected candidate will also be responsible for assisting in requirement tracking, sprint planning and scheduling in addition to design changes and provide data flow system engineering support. 


The Systems Engineer will possess the following labor category qualifications:

  • At least fifteen (15) years performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing 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.  A Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to four (4) years experience.
  • At least seven (7) years leading, providing technical supervision, and guiding mid-level engineering personnel; solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule.
  • Infusing into an Enterprise emerging technologies emanating from universities, research organizations, and small businesses to include both classified and open source activities.
  • Developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training situations.
  • Experienced with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, data ontologies, security architectures and CASE tool selection and use.
  • Performing a variety of tasks related to knowledge/ technique dissemination to groups of analytic workforce and demonstrate an ability to convey new techniques and technologies to analytic workforce and facilitate transference of acquired knowledge from more experienced analysts to new analysts.
  • Experienced with system architectures in a service oriented and Enterprise Service Bus environment.
  • Experienced in analytical environments/intelligence production organizations.
  • Applying agile and/or incremental development methodologies.
  • Developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for medium ($50M-$ 150M) to large ($150M+) scale.
  • Integrating information systems into SOA or on to Enterprise Service Bus architectures.
  • Experienced "wrapping" legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework.

  • Developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
  • Integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
  • Implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access.

Desired Labor Category Qualifications:

  • Developing solutions certified and accredited at a DCID 6/3 PL3 plus Annex E and the appropriate Integrity Level of Concern and Availability Level of Concern for your systems.
  • Experience in architecture definition and design of solutions incorporating Hadoop and MapReduce frameworks.
  • Experience in architecture definition and design of SIGINT solutions.
  • Experienced in architecture definition and design of framework infrastructure and services within one of: the SOA design patterns; the P2P design pattern; the Proxy-Broker design pattern; the Grid design pattern; the Cloud design pattern.
  • Experienced with the design and specification of service-based, globally distributed Enterprise system solutions.
  • Experienced with governance of service-based systems development through standards assessment and management.
  • Experienced with the specification of rules for orchestrating and choreographing of services in support of enterprise business logic pattern; the Cloud design pattern.

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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