Software Applications Acquisition Systems Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Cimarron is seeking a Software Applications Acquisition Systems Engineer (Chantilly, VA) to lead the end-to-end planning, implementation, deployment, operation and enhancement of complex software systems in support of Intelligence Community missions. 

Key Duties:

  • Lead development and fielding of automated software capabilities by eliciting, analyzing, developing, managing requirements.
  • Perform functional analyses, develop functional/physical designs or architectures, and generate system specification documents.
  • Develop test and evaluation plans or procedures, execute test plans and procedures, analyze test data and developing reports.
  • Conduct trade studies or structured analyses of alternatives, develop and execute risk management plans, develop and manage interface control documents.
  • Conduct technology readiness assessments.
  • Lead and participate in Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs), including formal and informal design reviews.
  • Develop documentation supporting Risk Management Framework ICD 503 process.
  • Daily interaction with customers and supporting contractors (technical consultation, meeting coordination & facilitation, and preparation and support to technical briefings).
  • Analysis of alternatives.
  • Development of strategic options for architecture, acquisition strategy, and implementation solutions.
  • Acquisition analysis and support (e.g., proposal evaluation).
  • Requirements management.
  • Readiness tracking.
  • Validation and verification of delivered capabilities.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI Clearance with the ability to successfully obtain a polygraph.
  • Strong engineering background in development oversight, integration, and fielding of software systems.
  • Intelligence Community (IC) and/or Department of Defense (DoD) experience working within Acquisition Offices as Systems.
  • Engineering and Technical Assessment (SETA) and/or Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey technical and/or programmatic assessments.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelordegree in Engineering, Math, Computer Science, or related technical discipline.

Desired Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Experience with Agile software development desired. (e.g., Scrum Master, SAFe Agilist).
  • Experience with definition and/or development on large scale systems in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud environment.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associatedesired.
  • Certification in Systems Engineering desired (e.g. DAWIA, INCOSE).
  • Experience transitioning legacy systems to AWS/C2S optimized applications.
  • Experience working with external stakeholders.
  • Masters degree in Engineering, Math, Computer Science, or related technical discipline.

Business Profile: 

Cimarron is a global solutions company with a strategic partnering approach to satisfying customer-driven requirements. We ensure customer success with a modern approach and experienced leadership. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Cimarron is fueled by highly skilled employees, developing new innovative technologies, and delivering superior products and services.


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