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Systems Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Apogee Integration is seeking a Systems Engineer to work in Chantilly, VA.

Description - Successful candidates must:

Demonstrate the ability to coordinate enterprise level integration efforts with interdependent NGA and NSG systems to deliver enterprise capabilities
Coordinate with and document NGA TCPED-related (Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination) segments’ software/hardware design, implementation, and test schedule to ensure alignment with agreed to NSG enterprise implementation, integration, verification and validation, and transition plans and schedules
Assess segment capability deliveries against enterprise-level requirements
Evaluate system baselines to ensure they are under configuration control
Coordinate both internally and externally with NGA segments and IC partners to ensure NSG enterprise baseline maturity alignment and all test data and resources are identified and available for events/activities

 Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Performing full Systems Engineering (SE) lifecycle efforts to coordinate with NGA system segments to ensure timely implementation of capabilities to be integrated into the NGA and NSG enterprise
Documenting/reviewing TCPED segment schedules and readiness plans relevant to enterprise capability delivery schedules
Evaluating acquisition roadmaps, identifying capability gaps and developing mitigation plans; developing and executing time-phased epochs for migrating new capabilities to the operational baseline
Understanding the operational effectiveness and suitability of NGA system segment modifications to ensure minimum acceptable enterprise-level operational performance requirements have been satisfied
Reviewing NSG RFCs to assess and identify functional and operational baseline impacts; coordinating NGA segment impacts to NSG RFCs
Coordinating, and participating in NGA and joint enterprise test activities and events to confirm the NSG enterprise design solutions satisfy specified requirements
Participating in Milestone Readiness Events (waterfall and agile) to evaluate segment readiness and Major System Acquisition (MSA) Control gates
Participating in Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) and Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) to serve as focal points for managing project execution and resolving enterprise issues
Identifying, tracking, mitigating, and resolving technical risks and issues related to segment integration
Providing acquisition support (e.g., segment budget planning and expenditure analysis)

Required Qualifications:

Active TS/SCI clearance
BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or equivalent experience
6+ years of  Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experience (e.g., capabilities implementation and SLC process experience)
Demonstrated system integration experience with one or more NGA segments (e.g., NCL, FCMS, IEC, GIMS, Cedalion, AGI TK, MAAS, NVS, GSR, and/or GVS) and understanding of the interdependencies on NSG capabilities
Ability to coordination efforts with NGA segments to drive cross-segment integration and capture and document schedule, test and transition events relevant to planned enterprise-level development
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
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forums
Experience with Agile engineering and development methods (user story generation, sprint/scrum development, backlog management, and test-drive development)

Key Words:

Segment, GEOINT, NGA, NSG, Systems Engineer/Integrator, Agile, TCPED, RFC, NTM
NCL, GIMS, Cedalion, FCMS, AGI TK, IEC, MAAS, NVS, GVS, GSP, GSR, NGDS, iStore, MSP, ASC

About APOGEE INTEGRATION…Applied Intelligence!

For 18 years, our core team of engineering professionals have provided the domain expertise and integrated products that serve as a primary means of analysis for leading decision makers throughout the Intelligence Community.  We are honored to be able to serve our customers and are dedicated to providing products and services to ensure their long-term success.
Combining innovation with practical results and a proven commitment to customer care, our full life-cycle expertise covers the continuum of engineering needs:

Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering, Geospatial Analysis, 3D Interactive Visualization, Network Engineering, Systems Administration, Information Assurance, Systems Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, Space Protection, Enterprise Requirements.

Benefits:

Although clearly focused on The Mission, at APOGEE, we realize that our staff or APOGEE-niuses are our greatest assets.  We are committed to a high performance culture and provide an environment that challenges our employees to be exceptional.  We provide World Class Health & Wellness, Retirement & Savings, Time Off and Beyond the Basics Benefits.

Health & Wellness

United Healthcare, Guardian Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long/Short Term Disability and Health Savings Account.

Retirement & Savings

Apogee wants to ensure that every Apogee-nius can participate and grow a meaningful retirement nest egg without losing the flexibility to save for other goals. To provide this flexibility, the Company provides a 401(k) that enables Apogee to contribute up to 7% of your gross salary to your retirement.

Apogee 401(k)

Apogee offers a 401(k) plan to all our employees. You are eligible to participate in the plan beginning on the first of the month following 3 months of employment. You may contribute up to 20% of your gross wages each pay period on a pre-tax basis. Apogee will match 100% of your contribution to the 401(k) up to 7% of your gross salary. The maximum dollar amount you can contribute for 2017, per the IRS, is $18,000. The Vesting period for Apogee matching contributions is 3 years. The Apogee 401(k) is administered by Fidelity Investments. Fidelity provides Apogee 401(k) plan users a wide selection of investment choices including index funds, managed funds, stocks and bonds tailored for your investments goals and years till retirement. The goal of the Apogee Retirement Plan is to help you maximize annual retirement growth and savings while providing you the flexibility to meet other personal financial goals.

Time Off

26 days off annually from a mixture of fixed, floating and earned personal time off!

Mobility Bonus

Apogee-niuses are on-the-go!  Apogee provides our Apogee-niuses up to $1,000 Mobility Bonus for Broadband Internet and Cellphone services. Apogee has an on-line time & expense system and interactive website that is integral for our business processes.   To ensure that you stay in touch with the Apogee-nome, your customers, and check on the latest Apogee tweets and texts, cellphone access is key.  This bonus is paid out quarterly in the amount of $250.

Professional Development Assistance (PDA) Plan

Apogee provides its Apogee-niuses with PDA toward management-approved training, tuition, continuing education, and conferences. Annual cap is $5,250. Apogee assists by offering software, books and the training you need to excel in your job. Apogee will purchase for you any approved materials that apply to your job. 

Apogee Integration is an M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer

Reach your peak and become an Apogee-nius! Today!

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