Data Thread Systems Engineer
Posted on: October 18, 2020
Business Group Highlights
The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and
integration products and services, data analytics and software
development to national and military intelligence customers.
Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more
than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their
mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge
technologies, and innovative solutions.
Provide support and related services to the implementation of
enterprise data representations in various mission domains. The
successful individual will perform end-to-end systems engineering
for data flows from the perspective of data format modeling,
implementation, and support. This position requires strong systems
engineering expertise from cradle to grave with limited, high-level
direction, in the areas of:
* Performing high-level requirements analysis to support
application of data standards across the enterprise. Duties require
a broad range of knowledge including information technology,
requirements, technical architecture analysis (e.g., understanding
data flow diagrams, system architecture diagrams, etc.), and an
understanding of functional and system analysis.
* Coordinating across teams that leverage multiple development
methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile (Scrum & Kanban), Spiral,
* Possessing an instinctive aptitude to leverage information and
knowledge sharing networks and navigate conflict in a way that
fosters constructive outcomes.
The selected candidate will demonstrate the aptitude to learn and
grow in the following areas.
* Integrating national and tactical data architectures into
enterprise data representations (or formats) that can produce
outputs to support multiple system architectures. This includes
systems and data architecture and integration, data modeling, and
data mapping in direct support of enterprise technology
* Maintaining awareness of commercial data standards and community
data standardization activities.
* TechSIGINT to include the various disciplines and tools.
* Corporate architecture and tools to include the Event Warehouse,
Content Warehouse, PRESSUREWAVE, DataXplorer, GeoXplorer, and those
in development such as FLEXIBLEFLYER.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security
investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to
Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:
* Bachelor's degree in a qualified engineering field or a related
discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum
of 20 years of general systems engineering experience, a Master's
degree or PhD in a qualified engineering field or a related
discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum
of 18 years of general systems engineering experience, or a high
school diploma or GED with a minimum of 24 years of general systems
* Ability to assemble, lead, and manage high-performing teams
through an adaptive leadership style.
* Experience working in a matrix management construct with
responsibility for technical outcomes while team leads are
responsible for management, especially assignment and
accountability of resources, to support specific threads.
* Experience creating thread reviews respective of assigned threads
that clearly display the assigned set of use cases, mission
outcomes, and measures of success.
* Experience providing insight into the various organizations'
priorities and "care-abouts" regarding assigned threads and report
back to Customer Leadership, particularly early on, and also
provide reciprocal feedback from the Customer Leadership to the
partner organizations. Collaboration with these partner
organizations will require interaction with civilian, military, and
contractor staff of various experience levels to achieve
* Provide analysis across the enterprise on implementation
strategies, engineering processes, identification of gaps and
needs, and efficiencies/duplication avoidance.
* Support development, decision tracking, and cross-thread
analysis; working with other thread leads to further develop thread
concepts, configuration management, prioritization of processes,
and document decisions.
* Provide thought leadership in the areas of the business knowledge
and enterprise data standards to implement strategies that benefit
* Knowledge of systems engineering documentation end-to-end to
include, but not limited to, DoDAF architecture products, CONOPS,
ICD's, capabilities documents, SEP's, test plans, hardware &
software design documentation, requirements specifications, design
* Analysis of design and implementation alternatives, tradeoffs,
* Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communications
* Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting to
complete assigned tasks within expected.
* Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that
may require surge efforts
* Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta,
everything we do, from conducting innovative research to
cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring
that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad
array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from
investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex
challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than
48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just
that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer -
Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected
As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor 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. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not
otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the
disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b)
in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action,
including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c)
consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
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