The MITRE Corporation Senior Systems Engineer (TS/SCI Polygraph Clearance) in McLean, Virginia

Senior Systems Engineer (TS/SCI Polygraph Clearance)

Description

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Key Functions: Assist the sponsor with the following systems engineering functions:

- Defining expectations for new and evolving capabilities through requirements analysis and the development of Concept of Operations. Help define the scope of the necessary technical trades to evaluate new capabilities.

- Perform independent assessments of selected contractor technologies and systems to meet the sponsor’s unique needs. Provide objective advice on

establishing more effective interfaces across systems.

- Support feasibility and readiness assessments for key milestones including project kick-off, design reviews, test events and system deployment.

- Review technical aspects of program plans, acquisition plans, acquisition strategy and associated documentation to help achieve sponsor’s implementation objectives.

- Identify opportunities to leverage MITRE research and technology that supports sponsor outcomes.

- Document findings in writing and be able to present/defend findings to senior Sponsor and MITRE management.

- This position is primarily located at Sponsor site in Northern VA.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

- Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following technical domains: Software engineering, network engineering, security engineering, signal processing, and/or communications systems.

- Experience and/or background in the software system development/integration and requirements development processes.

- Capable of providing objective assessments, strategic planning and data analysis.

- Ability to interact with the Sponsor staff to effectively facilitate systems engineering and influence decision making.

- Guide sponsor through changing and evolving environments using a disciplined systems engineering approach.

- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team consisting of MITRE, industry and government members.

- Technical writing, presentation and good customer relationship skills are necessary.

- A proven track record of leadership, teamwork, collaboration and teambuilding skills with the ability to perform in a dynamic environment.

- Candidate should be capable of dealing with a wide range of staff and management across MITRE, sponsor, and development organizations.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Prior experience interacting with engineering teams throughout the development and implementation process of complex systems.

- Prior experience as an individual contributor or lead in research projects for an R&D organization.

Minimum Qualifications: BS Degree, Polygraph clearance, and 5 years' related experience.

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Oct 16, 2018, 8:43:07 AM

Req ID: 00051383

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