Systems Engineer

Location: Laurel, MD
Date Posted: 04-28-2017
Company Description:

Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.
 
Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.



Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ Full Scope Polygraph

Description: 

Perform technical consultation to improve the effectiveness of tactical intelligence systems as a team member responsible for assessing Tactical SIGINT Systems found on a variety of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, ships and ground platforms used by US and allied armed forces. Work with government and contractors to improve tactical SIGINT system effectiveness by assessing Interoperability, Connectivity, Modernization, Security and Supportability (ICMSS); assess standards implementation; evaluate documentation; and participate in technical reviews at key acquisition phases. Work with senior Department of Defense and Intelligence Community acquisition engineers and user representatives to identify ICMSS risks and opportunities in the architectural designs of those systems. With limited, high-level direction, working as a member of a small team or independently, conduct system-of-systems interoperability and technical assessments of the design and operating environment of systems based on validated effectiveness criteria.  Recommend actions based on the findings in formal Assessment Reports or frequent informal technical communications. Work with the acquisition community, military Service Cryptologic Components of the US and our Allies, and industry stakeholders to maintain expert knowledge of current and emerging SIGINT solutions and understand the technical challenges related to tactical SIGINT interoperability within the 5-Eyes partners. Work with teammates to develop and maintain a model interrelating requirements, system capabilities, technology implementation, and standards.  Contribute to the refinement of ICMSS system effectiveness criteria in the context of emerging system’s architecture and requirements. Participate in various SIGINT Working Groups; prepare and review technical assessments; and review SIGINT technologies. A Systems Engineer IV must have a High School Diploma or GED plus fourteen (14) years of general system engineering experience OR a Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field1 or a Related Discipline2 from an accredited college or university plus ten (10) years of systems engineering experience OR a Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field1 or a Related Discipline2 from an accredited college or university plus eight (8) years of systems engineering experience. To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: Prior SIGINT systems hands-on experience.  Ability to review and analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, system architecture and requirements specifications.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to comfortably interact with all levels of organizational management, be willing to operate in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision, and possess strong interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Technical and people skills necessary to collaborate with customers, subject matter experts, and senior technical and programmatic leadership. Knowledge of operational SIGINT data flows. Current TS/SCI Clearance w/ PG. 1 Qualified Engineering fields: (Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management). 2 Related Disciplines: (Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics).

Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ FS Poly
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