Systems Engineer Principal Technical Specialist
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POST DATE 8/2/2020
END DATE 8/15/2020
JOB DESCRIPTIONBusiness Group Highlights
The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.
Position is in support of the Project Lead (PL) Network Enablers (Net E) Army Production and Post Deployment System Support (PPDSS) program. The program provides system engineering, software development, software maintenance, software upgrades procurement, technology insertion, testing, integration, training, and helpdesk support for PL Network Enablers (Net E) legacy and new software components comprised of the following PL Net E and PdL Communications Security (COMSEC) areas including Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), Automated Communications Engineering Software (ACES), and Simple Key Loader (SKL) devices.
Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements. Recognized industry specialist with technical insight in multiple fields and disciplines. Complexity of work is state of the art and may be new to the Company and to the industry. Serves as consultant to the business unit in long-range planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements. Is instrumental in attracting/obtaining major new business.
1. Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 16+ years of experience or a Master's with 14+ years of experience.
2. Experience with PL Network Enablers (Net E) legacy and new software components comprised of the following PL Net E and PdL Communications Security (COMSEC) areas including Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), Automated Communications Engineering Software (ACES), and Simple Key Loader (SKL) devices.
3. Experience with Software Dev (C++); SKL device SME, application development for Windows CE 5.0 and 6.0 mobile platform in C++, COMSEC handling experience, software development process and management (Agile).
4. Currently posseses a secret clearance.
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).