Systems Engineer - TS/SCI CI Poly

Information Technology Reston, Virginia Bethesda, Maryland


Description

 

Systems Engineer – TS/SCI CI Poly


Xcelerate Solutions is seeking a Systems Engineer to play a critical role with design, engineering, development and deployment of software for the DOMEX Technology Platform (DTP) DOMEX Data Discovery Platform (D3P) Modernization program. DTP which involves a data centric architecture, leverages cloud-based computing, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and cross-domain transfer systems providing cutting edge data exploitation, enrichment, triage, and analytics capabilities to Defense and Intelligence Community members D3P will advance the state of the art in mission-focused big data analytics tools and micro-service development spanning the breadth of Agile sprints to multiyear research and development cycles. 

Be our next System Engineer providing technical systems engineering support in our Reston, VA or Bethesda, MD office (with opportunity for partial telework 1-2 days per week). As one of our SEs, you will work closely with the Lead SE, Systems Engineers, Software Engineers, Architects, and Operations Engineering/Manager as well as Government counterparts to perform and manage the full spectrum of systems engineering tasks to include requirements analysis, feature, system and interface design, system integration, system testing, as well as working with the SE team in support of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and all associated documentation. The system engineer will also take on the role as a product owner to lead a software development team while managing risks, escalating impediments, and helping to drive continuous process improvement.Come join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented and brightest minds in the GovCon industry.

 

Location:
Reston, VA

 

Security Clearance:

TS/SCI CI Poly

 

Responsibilities:

  • Technical support, coordination, and execution of systems engineering activities such as feature/requirements analysis, design, implementation planning, integration and test, sustainment, documentation, deployment, and system assessment
  • Perform systems engineering tasks within time-boxed (e.g., agile) sprints and releases. Support sprint and release planning activities as well as the creation of and/or input to work tickets (e.g., JIRA) as well as program/system documentation using collaboration software (e.g., Confluence)
  • Support and employ MBSE approach for systems planning, design, execution, and sustainment in coordination with the Lead SE and SE team members
  • Help to define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of systems engineering documentation and diagrams/models working in coordination/collaboration with Lead SE and SE team members
  • Assist in establishing SE processes and tools to accomplish analysis, problem diagnosis and solution design, integration and test preparation, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and related activities
  • Obtain solid understanding of software features in order to plan for current and upcoming releases
  • Assist with daily scrums and document minutes/actions/status
  • Hold Agile ceremony meetings with the software development team
  • Participate in release planning, scrum of scrums, bug triage and other pertinent meetings
  • Coordinate with test team members on release/hotfix testing
  • Report release status to PM staff and Customer as needed
  • Assist with resolution of technical issues that adversely impact successful product delivery
  • Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where needed
  • Other duties as assigned; associated with and/or in support of your primary role or program mission 

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience with 6+ years in software development, system engineering or related field
  • Must have an active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance
  • At least 4+ years’ experience working as a systems engineer
  • Experience with creating design packages and workflows
  • Experience in writing technical solutions and whitepapers
  • Experience/knowledge of key Agile processes and techniques
  • Experience with facilitating scrum for the team (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo)
  • Experience with Gitlab (workflow), JIRA, and Confluence
  • Ability to track and produce key metrics
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution
  • Familiarity with a MBSE approach and tools or experience with framework/approach like MBSE

Preferred Qualifications: (if applicable)

  • Software development/coding experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, and React
  • Experience with database systems, search engines, model view controller (MVC); web applications
  • Experience in a Linux Red Hat and Centos environment
  • Experience with big data applications
  • Technical degree and/or certifications
  • Scaled Agile Framework certification (SAFe Agilist or other)
  • Familiarity with continuous integration/continuous development tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, or equivalent)
  • Experience with tools such as Atlassian, Jira, and Confluence

 

About Xcelerate Solutions:

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in McLean, VA, Xcelerate Solutions (www.xceleratesolutions.com) is one of America's fastest-growing companies. Xcelerate’s culture is defined by our diversified workforce of dynamic and versatile professionals, supported with growth and development opportunities that contribute to individual and company growth. This strong commitment to our employees has been recognized by our inclusion on the Washington Business Journal’s “50 Best Places to Work” list as well as being a “Great Place to Work” certified company with a 4.6 star, and a 99% CEO approval Glassdoor rating. Come find out why Xcelerate Solutions is one of the DC Metro top employers!

 

Xcelerate Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or expression of another protected characteristic. As part of this commitment to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, Xcelerate provides reasonable accommodations if needed because of an applicant's or an employee's disability.

 

Pay Transparency Notice: Xcelerate Solutions will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.