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Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer
Position Location: Fort Meade, MD
Job Code: 1460
Number of Openings: 1

Description: The best candidate for this position is self-motivated individual that has a strong attention to detail. They must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, and to be able to identify support gaps and work proactively to get things done. The person will augment the existing dataflow team for a large analytic cloud repository. The candidate must have strong Linux system administration skills. Knowledge of the agency’s dataflow apparatus and data compliance structure is a plus. Experience with puppet, Simp, Niagarafiles, LDAP, HA Proxy, Zookeeper, and scripting skills (bash, python, etc) desired

Basic Qualifications:

• Shall have twelve (12) years experience in system engineering. Seven (7) years experience shall have occurred within the past ten (10) years.

• Shall have two (2) years experience in the SIGINT environment.

• Experience in performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/nontechnical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training situations.

• Five (5) years experience with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, data ontologies, security architectures and CASE tool selection and use.

• Five (5) years experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.

• Seven (7) years experience leading, providing technical supervision, and guiding mid-level engineering personnel; solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule, four (4) years of which shall have been on NSA projects.

• Five (5) years experience with systems architectures in a service oriented environment with a preference of three (3) years experience in an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) environment.

• Five (5) years experience using agile and/or spiral development models.

• Seven (7) years of experience developing, delivering, testing and supporting integrated hardware and software systems with functional requirements within a CMMI Level 2 or NSA Way process structure.

• Five (5) years experience in developing systems performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirement for mid-to-large scale programs.

• Five (5) years experience developing solutions that integrate and extend COTS products.

• Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying algorithms.

• Experience implementing storage area networks, data warehouses and data marts.

• Experience designing, developing, testing, evaluating, and integrating information systems into SOA or on to ESB architectures.

• Two (2) years experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments.

• Experience evaluating project needs, determining tasks and durations and allocating resources.

• Experience implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access.

• Five (5) years experience developing solutions certified and accredited at a Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID) 6/3 PL3 plus Annex E with Integrity Level of Concern (ILOC) Medium and Availability Level of Concern (ALOC) Medium.

• Experience optimizing distributed, high throughput text and multimedia storage systems; sustainment, modernization and migration of legacy storage systems to modern storage systems; e.g., Extraction, Transformation and Load (ETL) solutions; semantically-enriched storage solutions implementing data labeling/data-tagging, Questions focused Datasets; Cloud computing, Target Knowledge Bases, Enterprise Knowledge Bases; data mining analytics.

• Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or Google’s BIG TABLE.



• A Bachelor's Degree in a technical field is highly desired which will be considered equivalent to four (4) years experience. 

• A Master's Degree in a technical field will be considered equivalent to six (6) years experience.


NOTE:  A degree in Communications, Computer Science, Mathematics, Accounting, Information Systems, Program Management, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.


TS/SCI with Poly

US Citizenship is required. 

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