Advance Systems Engineer

Pittsfield, MA

Posted: 04/04/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 227905

Softworld has an immediate opening for an Advanced Systems Engineer. 

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineer

Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements

Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)

Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements

Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications

May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly

May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systemsÂ

Participates in Modeling and Simulation

Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application

Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle

May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees

Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility

Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product

Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses

Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company

Frequent contact with external customers

Travel may be required

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Architecture and Systems modeling experience preferred.

Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories

Proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools

Recognizes various architectural patterns

Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions

Proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Must have an active Department of Defense Secret security clearance at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required
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