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Systems Engineer

We are a small technology/mission support contractor in the DC Metro area.  HQ is in Manassas, VA, TapHere Radio in Evergreen, CO and TapHere Mission Support in Tampa, FL.  We are excited with where we are going and are looking for a few good people who want to make the journey with us.

TapHere! is looking for a self-starting, entrepreneurial, team oriented Senior Systems Engineer to join a dynamic team of engineers working in collaboration with a Government Customer to redefine space operations and decision-making at a National level. The successful candidate will work well under pressure and have the ability to work within aggressive timelines on capabilities and technologies with a wide range of maturity levels. Primary duties include critical contributions to: technical planning, systems integration, documentation, system performance modeling, verification and validation, cost and risk estimation, evaluation of system supportability and effectiveness.

Define, plan, coordinate, and manage engineering activities

Provide technical SE support with Interface Control Document / Application Programming Interface (ICD/API) development, Capability Design Documents, maintaining Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs) such as database design documents.
Translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Provide comprehensive definition of all aspects of system development from analysis of missing needs to verification of system performance.
**Position requires an active Top Secret/SCI with Poly*

Experience Required:
Bachelor’s in Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Computer Science, or related discipline and 6+ years of experience with software, computer architectures, or software architectures
Experience with Web Services development (REST, SOAP) in Java / Javascript
Strong oral and written communication skills
Experience engineering using Agile methodologies (Mature level of knowledge)
Must be able to obtain a Security+ certification (within first 3 months of employment)
Must be able to work with software developers to assist in developing and presenting technical information
Provide team leadership and influence application vision

Skills Required:
Leading in specific trade and root cause analysis studies that drive system development
Experience with continuous integration, build management, and automated test framework
Experience with AWS EC2 or similar cloud services platform
Experience with big data processing, data analytics, advanced visualization, and cloud technology
Experience merging agile development methodologies with traditional DoD/USAF documentation, reporting, and requirements management.



You should know TapHere! Technology is an EEO employer.  We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about our company, our support services and great benefits package; as we offer a competitive health care package, paid for by the company, reimbursement for fitness/gym membership (up to $50 p/month to total $500 p/yr)), 401K matching, four (4) weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)/ ten (10) Paid Holidays, Profit Sharing and Tuition Reimbursement up to $2500 p/yr.


Additionally, the TapHere culture is that of a team-like environment that embraces working hard and taking time for fun with company outings, i.e., going to local eateries, major league baseball and hockey games to enjoying the occasional office pot-luck... To name a few fun facts about us! 


 Contact Recruiting to find out more about this position: 

O​ffice + (703) 334-4147 Ext. #501
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Top Secret / SCI
Chantilly, Virginia
United States
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