Perform complicated and difficult software and systems design engineering assignments requiring a high degree of technical competence reflecting current state-of-the-art applications. Maintain full technical responsibility for planning, organizing, and conducting technical projects for the design and development of computer systems software. Conceive and plan projects involving the assessment of basic architecture and current hardware limitations, definition and selection of new concepts and approaches, design, development, and implementation of non-routine major software engineering applications, the analysis and investigation of major software engineering project tasks, the definition of complex design specifications and parameters, development and application of major routines and utility programs, resolutions of difficult hardware and software compatibility and interface design considerations, and analysis of system architecture requirements and structures. Conduct independent technical investigations into software and systems design. Coordinate and consolidate design efforts on major projects. Prepare and design specifications, analysis, and recommendations for presentation and approval. Provide technical guidance to junior engineers and design support personnel.
-3+ years of experience with system architecture and engineering, IT systems design, testing, IT Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) software, or hardware integration
-Experience with maintaining deployed software capabilities, including troubleshooting, configuration updates, and patching
-Experience with support planning and periodic recapitalization efforts and support technical exchange meetings (TEMs)
-Experience with enterprise IT computing environments, including technologies, processes, and security and designing and implementing development, test, and production environments
-Knowledge of current technology trends for the potential application of current and emerging technology solutions to meet client requirements
-Top Secret clearance
-BA or BS degree
-Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
-Experience with Agile development methodologies
-Experience with the project management framework
-Experience with providing technical guidance to IT development teams
-Experience with navigating agency Firewall Change Requests a plus
-Experience with managing and buying down technical risk
-Knowledge of agency or IC and IT infrastructures
-Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
-Possession of excellent team leadership, development, and client relationship skills
-Possession of excellent interpersonal skills to successfully interact with clients, engineers, and managers
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including delivering high quality written CDRLs
-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.
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