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System Engineer in Fort Meade, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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Job Number: R0047697

System Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in national security? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape near-term targeting modernization efforts and system engineering activities to define targeting SIGINT information needs, assess the most appropriate platforms of the SIGINT process chair to acquire information to satisfy the information request, and ensure SIGINT and targeting tradecraft conformance. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to establish rigorous repeatable processes to research, author, and sustain targeting distribution orders and other targeting processes and assess and discuss targeting deficiencies and risks in coordination with stakeholders, and develop remediation approaches and plans incorporated into targeting distribution orders. Join our team and create the future of data orchestration services.

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Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-14+ years of experience with systems engineering or SIGINT systems 

-1 year of experience in developing and managing project plans, milestones and schedules, using Microsoft Project or similar industry standard tool

-Experience with SIGINT life cycle

-Experience in authoring policy documents, including USSIDs, MOUs, MOAs, or similar documents

-Experience with compliance issues associated with legal authorities and data dictionary requirements

-Experience in developing CONOPs, capability level, functional, interface, and data dictionary requirements

-Experience in defining and modeling business processes and workflows and identifying mechanisms and approaches for process improvement and automation

-Experience and strong user level competence in the use of Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BS degree in System Engineering or 19 years of experience with systems engineering or SIGINT systems

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with SIGINT legal compliance policies and collection authorities

-Experience with targeting, data flow or related mission systems

-Experience in working with SIGINT targeting, collection management capabilities or related mission systems

-Experience in working with external intelligence community or foreign partners in a SIGINT environment

-Knowledge of metadata tagging, ‘smart data’ as it relates to Cloud related technologies

-Knowledge of SharePoint and Atlassian suite product, including Confluence and Jira

-Knowledge of general distributed processing methodology, Cloud based architectures and technology, and organizational development and design


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

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