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

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

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Job Number: R0032967

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 and processes 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 and support 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. You will engage and help further your client's mission by developing and documenting new targeting strategies and mission processes to improve targeting and secure data sharing, supported by technical diagrams, process and workflow descriptions, and technical documentation. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset across targeting and access strategies. Demonstrate your leadership skills in stakeholder engagement as you create and maintain project documentation, presentations, tracking, tasking etc. You will also develop and maintain project plans and milestone tracking for targeting projects; propose tasks to support efficiency, modernization or advancement of targeting objectives; provide estimates of scope and timelines for targeting tasks; document and communicate targeting project status effectively to our client's wide range of stakeholders. 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 SIGINT

-1+ years of experience with developing and managing project plans, milestones, and schedules and using Microsoft Project or a similar industry standard tool

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

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

-Experience with user level competence in the use of Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
-Knowledge of the SIGINT life cycle

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BS degree or 19+ years of experience with SIGINT in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree

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 with SharePoint and Atlassian suite of products, including Confluence and JIRA

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

-Knowledge of metadata tagging and smart data as it relates to Cloud-related technologies

-Knowledge of a 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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