Systems Engineer Special Access Programs

Odyssey Consulting Services Inc   •  

Hanscom Afb, MA

Industry: Government & Non-Profit

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 25 days ago

Program Description: The US Air Force requires full-spectrum Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support to staff a portfolio of Special Access Program (SAP) Information Technology (IT) efforts within the Advanced Technology Branch of the Special Programs Division (AFLCMC/HNJT). This specialized A&AS support is required to develop, integrate, test, field, and sustain SAP IT networks and services across the Air Force SAP community. The Advanced Technology Branch is chartered to integrate, modernize, and sustain a variety of SAP networks, enterprise software solutions, and multi-level data, voice, and video services.

Job Responsibilities:

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Craft, develop, implement & execute innovative system engineering practices, processes and produce exceptional technical products
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage, analyze, trace functional and non-functional systems requirements, test cases, and architecture components
  • Accurately articulate issues, questions, and recommendations to customers
  • Recommend improvements to systems engineering process to more effectively support mission
  • Perform data analysis and translate business strategy into long-term technical roadmaps
  • Reviews the feasibility of new existing project requirements
  • Create presentations/solutions and articulates to senior management
  • Demonstrate high competency in Systems Engineering for multiple large projects
  • Develop key artifacts to develop and implemented include but are not limited to:
    • Systems Engineering Plan, Requirements Management Plan, Configuration Management Plan, Architecture Diagrams, Interface Specifications, Life Cycle Management Plan, Test and Evaluation Management Plan
  • Must understand program requirements, the design and architecture of the system, assist in system testing and produce relevant technical documentation for the program
  • Work with minimal Government supervision
  • Interact frequently with other requirement analysts, systems engineers, testers and program managers of project teams
  • Assist in development efforts, manage and oversee the program software development life cyber (SDLC)
  • Assist contractor in software system design and implementation; create positive working relationship with contractor team
  • Review, advise and provide feedback on contract delivered software, documentation and design documents

Qualifications:

Level III:

  • TS, SCI eligible (with current investigation within the past 6 years)
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience with advanced degree or bachelors degree
  • BA/BS Degree in Engineering minimum or MA/MS Degree (desired) related technical fields: Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Network Engineering, Cybersecurity Engineering
  • Information Technology Acquisition and/or Cyber Operations experiencerequired
  • Software development experience to include waterfall and agile software development
  • Experience with secure programming techniques and secure system design
  • SAR/SAP experiencedesired
  • Familiarity with SE and Requirements Management Process, CMMI and Air Force SEAM
  • Possess the ability to understand various levers of abstraction (high-level to detailed; generic to specific)
  • Familiarity with DoD acquisition process from either Government or proice development contractor experience is highly desired
  • Understanding of current IT system design and deployment, design of scalable computing and networkarchitectures
  • Experience with public and private cloud computing technologies
  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge on best practices of the requirements process and the entire product life cycle
  • Demonstrated experience using all MS Office products, including MS Project Vision
  • Demonstrated ability to work multiple project efforts and interface with multiple contracts at various levels

Level IV:

  • TS, SCI eligible (with current investigation within the past 6 years)
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the job and an MA/MS Degree in the related technical fields: Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Network Engineering, Cybersecurity Engineering
  • APDP level III certified required or equivalent
  • Information technology acquisition and/or cyber operations experiencerequired
  • Software development experience to include waterfall and agile software development
  • Knowledge of Agile Acquisition
  • Experience with secure programming techniques and secure system design
  • SAR/SAP experiencedesired
  • Familiarity with SE and Requirements Management Process, CMMI and Air Force SEAM
  • Experience with modern programming languages and databases
  • Experience with microservice architecture design and application containerization utilizing public and private cloud computing environment
  • Possess the ability to understand various levers of abstraction (high-level to detailed; generic to specific)
  • Familiarity with DoD acquisition process from either Government or proice development contractor experience is highly desired
  • Understanding of current IT system design and deployment, design of scalable computing and networkarchitectures
  • Experience with public and private cloud computing technologies
  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge on best practices of the requirements process and the entire product life cycle
  • Demonstrated experience using all MS Office products
  • Ability to travel as required (within CONUS) potentially up to 4 days per month

SME:

  • TS, SCI eligible (with current investigation within the past 6 years)
  • Minimum 18+ or more years’ experience
  • Master’s degree Computer Science, Systems Engineering or equivalent technical degreerequired
  • SAP/SAR experiencerequired
  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge on best practices of SEAM and SMMI
  • Familiarity with DoD acquisition process from either Government or prime development contractor
  • Knowledge of agile acquisition required
  • Information Technology Acquisition or Cyber operations desired

Locations:

  • Hanscom Air Force Base (HAFB), MA

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