System Engineer 0

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 12-22-2017 #10270129
Security: TS//SCI clearance with polygraph is REQUIRED
Work as a System Engineer in the design and development of Next Generation architecture. This position is focused on the end-to-end engineering of interfaces, both internal and external, and architectural level system engineering activities. Work will also include definition and management of system requirements, CONOPs and verification activities. The preferred candidate should be able to work and function in a dynamic environment where requirements can change according to the customer needs. Candidate should be skilled in Agile Process Framework and be able to contribute to daily Scrums. The preferred Systems Engineer will have experience managing Scrum Team and be Scrum and Product Owner Certified. The successful candidate should be able to work with the development and test organization, participate in sprint planning, sprint execution and retrospectives. A solid understanding of the necessary tools needed to implement a DevOps Process Framework, i.e. Application release automation, continuous integration and continuous delivery.

MANDATORY SKILLS: 3 years experience as a System Engineer supporting system and S/W architecture, development, requirements analysis, designing complex collection systems, process execution and evaluation, selections and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools and test integration
3 years experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity within the Federal Government is required
Experience with analysis of architectural data flows and interface definition
Ability to assess possible architectural limitations or shortcomings in such areas as scaling, speed, and throughput
Understanding of networking protocols such as, TCP/IP, IPv4/6, ICMP, SMTP, etc.
Familiarity with XML/XSD, messaging and schemas
No demonstrated experience is required. Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of system engineering (SE) experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
Assists with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
Manages system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) - Department of Defense Architecture Framework ( ), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.
Contributes to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
Coordinates the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
Familiarity and experience with Linux environment
Experience with Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, etc.) as applicable to Agile/Scrum development and collaboration environment

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Critical thinking and a motivated self-starter capable of implementing Agile and DevOps culture.
The preferred candidate should be able to develop scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, maintenance, and disposal needs. She or he will be able to review and/or approve system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete
Experience with development of system CONOP, requirements, and verification activities
INCOSE Certification

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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