Principal Systems Engineer (AA-46-PrSE-01 Government Clearance Needed)

Principal Systems Engineer (AA-46-PrSE-01 Government Clearance Needed)

Req #: AA-46-PrSE-01

About the job:

The team is seeking a Principle System Engineer to support the team lead in management and organization. Specific tasks include: reviewing (and possibly documenting) Product Strategies; creating Quarterly Status briefings to include highlights and updates for all products; maintaining Product Architecture diagrams; establishing/Tracking AEA Milestones; working with product teams establishing/maintaining product roadmaps; risk Management/Mitigation; monthly Status Reports; supporting JIRA product backlog and Confluence documentation; supporting action items passed down from AEA/PES/IDS management; attending product planning meetings and tracking progress/milestones at a team level; evaluating requests for new capabilities; documenting work estimates; and monitoring/coordinating software releases.

Requirements:

  • At least eighteen (18) years in 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.
  • At least ten (10) years leading, providing technical supervision, and guiding senior-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.
  • Experience in many various system design and development to include: articulating the architectural vision; conceptualizing and experimenting with alternative architectural approaches; creating models and component and interface specifications documents and validating the architecture against requirements and assumptions.   
  • Detailed experience developing documentation required to support a program’s technical issues and training situations
  • Experience with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, data ontologies, security architectures and CASE tool selection and use.
  • In depth experience performing a variety of tasks related to knowledge/ technique dissemination to analytic workforce; demonstrated ability to convey new techniques and technologies to analytic workforce and facilitate transfer of acquired knowledge from experienced analysts to new analysts
  • Working experience with system architectures in a service-oriented environment and integrating information systems into SOA or ESB architectures
  • Experience in analytical environments/intelligence production organizations
  • Working knowledge of agile and/or spiral development models. Developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large-scale programs
  • Experience “wrapping” legacy systems or components as Web Services within an SOA framework
  • Experience developing solutions integrating and extending integrating FOSS, COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors
  • Knowledge of implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access
  • Working knowledge of developing and deploying integrated desktop applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related Technical Field may be substitute for four (4) years’ experience. Master’s Degree in a Technical Field will be considered equivalent to an additional two (2) years’ experience.
  • Clearance:  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens possessing an active TS/SCI security clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph.

Additional Desired Experience:

  • Software development background
  • Customer domain knowledge
  • Strong project management skills using Agile development
  • Strong software process background
  • Tool Experience: MS Office, Atlassian Tools (JIRA, Confluence)

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD area.

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About us:

Collaboration is the fusion of people and ideas toward a common goal; and at CollabraSpace it’s part of everything we do.  It’s the foundation upon which Collabraspace was created, at the core of our corporate philosophy, and even represented in our logo where different pieces of one circle work together.  As a technical services and product company, Collabraspace supports the critical mission of our nation’s security through ongoing collaboration with our team members, customers, and partners.

Across our 20+ programs we provide enterprise software development solutions and real-time collaboration to both government and private industry.  CollabraSpace is headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD, close to the majority of our work and therefore, close to you.

CollabraSpace Facts:

  • Team.  At CollabraSpace, we truly believe in the team.  We’ll always do our best to find a position that makes you happy to go to work every day, support the charitable causes that are important to you, and encourage your involvement with the company by providing events for the whole family.
  • Security.  We offer competitive salaries but more than that, we make sure the salary we are offering you can be supported by multiple programs.  Why is that important?  See bullet #1; if you’re not happy we will do our best to find something that does make you happy.
  • Benefits.  Our comprehensive benefits package means you pay very little for a full suite of coverage.
    • 100% company paid premiums for Health and Dental plans for employees and eligible dependents.
    • 100% company paid Life & Disability plans.
    • 401(k) & Roth plan with company contribution immediately vested.
    • Annual bonus plan, spot bonuses for a job well done, and referral bonuses.
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) allowing you to use your time off as you see fit.
    • Formal education and training benefits.
  • Transparency.  You have heard it before but here you’ll truly experience it.  The management team “puts it all on the table” and always has an open door.
  • Training and Education.  It’s part of our collaborative environment.  Besides the traditional off-site training which we pay for upfront, CollabraSpace offers in-house Technical Exchanges on a range of topics presented by our own technical staff or industry partners.
  • Honors.  We earned the Alliance for Workplace Excellence Award for 4 years running and have been named to the Baltimore Sun’s Top 100 Workplaces 2013,  2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017; an award given based on survey responses from our team members.  We are consistently ranked as one of the Top IT Firms in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

CollabraSpace is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 

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