Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI with Poly

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Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI with Poly

Roles and responsibilities
Estimated duration of 12 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Ability to Travel Required

Job Description:
•Systems engineering for a special studies ground team implementing software within a U.S. government enterprise architecture
•Systems engineering for all stages of the software product life cycle – planning, creating, testing, deploying and supporting
•Requirements Management, including definition, decomposition, allocation, and verification. Tracking requirements development and verification status. Coordinating requirements with stakeholders.
•Define and document system architecture, Concept of Operation (CONOP) use-cases and software requirements & interfaces
•Coordinates component-level software requirements, interfaces, and detailed design with software developers to ensure CONOP use-cases are addressed
•Perform functional analysis, latency analysis and trade studies
•Define and document software integration and verification test plans
•Represent the project team at various engineering review boards and working groups at the program level and enterprise architecture level
•Coordinate with multiple discipline teams and across a variety of external organizations such as the sponsor, user community, systems integrator and associate contractor

One trip every two months.
Estimate for one year:6 trips to Washington D.C. for two nights each trip

Required Skills:
•Must be a US Citizen with Active TS/SCI Poly Clearance
•Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
Higher education academic degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) discipline
•Bachelor degree with 9 years or more of related experience
•Master degree with 7 years or more of related experience
•PhD with 5 years or more of related experience
•Systems engineering experience with software-centric product related to command and control or data processing
•Knowledge of systems engineering and software development processes and life cycle
•Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and interact with project software developers, JPL subject matter experts, other program teams, industry partners, user community and sponsor
•Ability to comprehend and author requirements, operational use-case concepts, interface control documents (ICDs) and integration & test (I&T) plans
•Proficiency with IBM Rational DOORS or similar tool for requirements management
•Ability to lead design and testing efforts across multiple disciplines teams and external organizations
•Ability to work in a complex multi-task, schedule-driven environment
•Ability and initiative to perform effectively with minimal day-to-day oversight

Desired Skills:
•Familiarity with higher level software languages (e.g. Python, C/C++, MATLAB, XML, JSON, Java, CUDA, Markup)
•Familiarity with data file formats, especially those used for image files (e.g. HDF5, NITF, GEOTIFF)
•Familiarity with software support tools for version control, issue tracking, collaboration, automation, containerization, document generation (e.g. JIRA, GIT, Artifactory, Confluence, Jenkins, Docker, Sphinx)
•Familiarity with Cloud Solutions (e.g. AWS)
•Familiarity with software code analyzers/audit tools (e.g. Coverity, Semmle)
•Familiarity with industry image processing tools (e.g. ENVI, RemoteView, ArcGIS)
•Familiarity with modeling framework concepts (e.g. DODAF, OSI)
•Familiarity with system or software modeling languages (e.g. SysML, UML)
•Familiarity with system modeling tools (e.g. MagicDraw)
•Familiarity with JPL, NASA, or DoD practices and standards

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