Wood Consulting Systems Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland
Seeking a Senior System Engineer to provide support for adding new capabilities to a complex system with exacting interface, performance, and security requirements. The selected candidate will provide system engineering expertise in one or more of the following areas: architecture, design, development, requirements analysis, data flow, network design/implementation, testing, and documentation for the system. She/he will analyze user requirements, system architecture, and system requirements specifications, will provide systems engineering expertise, and will develop system architecture and system design documentation. Responsibilities include supporting and providing guidance for system development and implementation planning through assessment of system engineering plans and system integration and test plans. The selected candidate will support the development of system configuration documentation, including designs for capacity and performance planning, will perform engineering activities, including risk assessments and analyses of alternatives for a variety of system-related issues and concerns, and will help define task success criteria and test procedures.
Security Clearance Requirements:
This position requires candidates to be U.S. Citizens and possess a TS/SCI Security Clearance with an appropriate Polygraph.
Provide guidance and support for system engineering of large-scale systems, major system elements, and interfacing systems that are part of a large complex network environment with geographically distributed components.
Interface with program management, system and software integration engineers, test engineers, information assurance engineers, and other project team members in an Agile environment.
Responsible for implementing system engineering practices to ensure the proper degree of engineering rigor is applied to all assigned tasks.
Responsible for communicating with and effectively collaborating with internal technical professionals on a day-to-day basis, and with POCs from customer organizations when necessary.
Actively participate in program increment planning and related agile team activities.
Required Education & Years of Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or a related field is preferred.
At least eight years of related experience.
At least three (3) years of experience designing and developing large integrated classified systems.
Must have demonstrated experience in several of the following areas: system architecture, design, and development, requirements analysis, data flow design/analysis, network design/implementation, testing, technical system documentation.
Must have experience analyzing user requirements, system architecture, and/or system requirements specifications.
Must possess a solid understanding of secure systems engineering and development.
Must have software development or shell scripting experience.
Must be comfortable working on multiple systems and components simultaneously in various configurations.
Must be capable of performing systems engineering activities in support of agile teams.
Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices.
Must have strong verbal and written communications skills.
Must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasking and communicate clearly regarding technical options and trade-offs.
Must be capable of performing high quality work both independently and with a team in a fast-moving environment.
Past experience using CAMEO a plus.
Model based systems engineering experience a plus.
Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology or as a member of an agile team.
Experience with technical documentation development.
Past Behavior Driven Development (BDD) experience or Test Driven Development (TDD) a strong plus.
WOOD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
External Company Name: WOOD Consulting Services