Perspecta Initialization & Transition Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Successful candidates must:

Be knowledgeable of the systems and subsystems that constitute the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG) Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (TCPED) functions

  • Coordinate NSG enterprise level transition activities to deliver NTM capabilities into operations

  • Be able to assess enterprise and system level baseline readiness for transition and acceptance into operations

  • Be able to coordinate both internally with NGA segments and externally to IC partners to ensure NSG enterprise baseline maturity alignment, and all test data and resources are identified and available for transition events/activities

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Execute transition activities to deliver new NTM capabilities into the NSG operational baseline

  • Prepare and coordinate transition plans, checklist and procedures with internal and external NSG stakeholders

  • Conduct NSG Enterprise and System level transition readiness reviews; Confidence Reviews and Operational Readiness Reviews (ORR)

  • Prepare and coordinate transition Request for Changes

  • Document and conduct joint transition recommendations for declaration of Initial (IOC) and Full Operational Capabilities (FOC)


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline

  • 6 years of Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experience (e.g., capabilities implementation, testing and integration, system transition and SLC process experience)

  • Working knowledge of NTM system phenomenology and applications

  • Working knowledge of the systems and subsystems that constitute the NSG TCPED functions

  • Working knowledge of and ability to work with NGA segments to capture and document schedule, test and transition events related to planned NSG enterprise transition activities

  • Knowledge of NSG change management processes (e.g., RFC process

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Good customer teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams

  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline

  • IT credentials and certifications (e.g., DAWIA, PMP, INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP and SAFe Agile)

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams

  • Demonstrated ability to use MS Office tools (Project, Visio, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel…)

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Req # 2018-53138

Category Engineering

# of Openings 1

Job Location US-Chantilly-VA

Clearance Top Secret/SCI