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Systems Engineer Subject Matter Expert

Location: Annapolis Junction/Ft. Meade, MD
Date Posted: 11-02-2018
POSITION:  Systems Engineer Subject Matter Expert
LOCATION:  Annapolis Junction/Ft. Meade, MD 20701
REQUIRED CLEARANCE:  TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH (must have before applying)



JOB DESCRIPTION:  
The incumbent employee shall provide systems engineering support to NSA high-level end-to-end IT requirements definition. Specifically, the employee shall support the Pre-Design step of the Customer's Technical Solution process.
The employee shall support the writing Mission Need requests (high-level functional system requirements) and by providing analysis of the mission needs in development including initial scoping, identification of deficiencies to be resolved by the solution, identification of affected domains and potential remedies to be evaluated. Additionally, the contractor shall support the initial scoping and categorization of the effort required to provide the solution which shall be graphically depicted and presented to decision-making boards.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum of twenty (20) years of overall systems engineering experience OR 
  • A High School Diploma or GED plus twenty four (24) years of general system engineering experience OR
  • A Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field from an accredited college or university plus eighteen (18) years of systems engineering experience OR a PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field from an accredited college or university plus eighteen (18) years of systems engineering experience.

MANDATORY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Within the last fifteen (15) years, a minimum of ten (10) years of experience with relevant, interdisciplinary experience with cognitive systems engineering, industrial engineering, human factors engineering, or similar system engineering fields.
  • Within the last seven (7) years, at least three (3) years’ successful experience with knowledge elicitation to include direct interaction with customers or system users.
  • Within the last seven (7) years, a minimum of three (3) years’ successful experience with requirements development and documentation for domain-specific cognitive work.

DESIRED / PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
 
  • Familiarity with the customer’s environment, domains, programs and projects
  • Significant experience with Intelligence Community customers, their missions and infrastructures.
  • Clear customer interface experience and skill with Cognitive Task/Work Analysis (CTA/CWA) or similar user-centered knowledge elicitation techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to translate user interviews/observations into domain descriptions, workflow diagrams, and identify problem areas within them.
  • Employ sound system engineering and human-machine interaction principles to develop, vet with customers, and refine high-level conceptual designs in response to identified problems.
  • Comfortable with visual representation design and interactive prototyping.
  • Use of Visio, PowerPoint, or other presentation software to develop clear graphical representations of “current” and “to be” views of the Mission Needs and their solutions.
  • Excellent analytic, problem definition and problem solving skills.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.


THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Bonus Potential, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!
 
EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules) The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA also outlaws discrimination against individuals with disabilities in State and local government services, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications. If you require accommodations, please contact our Human Resources Department at (410) 740-4045.
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