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Perspecta Systems Engineer for Cybersecurity Capability Planning Support in Fort Meade, Maryland

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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 direct, full-spectrum system engineering support to a mission customer with an emphasis on supporting a multi-organizational effort developing a new corporate capability Management Plan (focused on Cybersecurity) that fully leverages existing corporate capabilities, while fully embracing new commercial solutions capabilities. The position requires extensive systems engineering experience to include: system/software engineering and architecture experience spanning multiple years, requirements engineering, program/project management leadership experience, risk identification and management, data flow analysis, dependency identification, and interface definition. The candidate will support the PMO in all areas and all phases of the system development lifecycle; examples of this support could include: CONOPS, Program Plans, Capability Roadmaps, Functional Requirements Documents, System and Functional Architecture artifacts, Analysis of Alternatives, Trade Studies, and Technology Gap Analysis. Additionally, this position requires the ability to closely coordinate with multiple internal teams and external organizations supporting the program schedule.


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required :

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related discipline plus at least 20 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.

  • Position requires a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

  • SIGINT and SIGINT authorities

  • Data standardization

  • Policy and compliance (i.e. purge concerns and requirements)

  • Analytical and critical thinking

  • Ticketing and configuration management tools (i.e. Jira)

  • Program/project management methods and tools

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired :

  • Providing System Engineering Support to Program Milestones such as Qtr. deliverables, and sprint planning

  • Provide System engineering input to WEBS, IMS and other program documentation

  • Provide fit-gap analysis support

  • Provide Business Process Re-engineering support

  • Assist in the creation of SE technical documentation

  • Review system engineering documentation to ensure system needs are met and documentation is complete, comprehensive, and accurate

  • Provide system engineering support to design reviews’ Navigating across organizations to bring people and ideas together to develop creative solutions

  • Organizing meeting, and tracking actions/outcomes

  • Provide technical input/advice in executing system governance activities

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of systems engineering guidance, templates, and related products

  • Provide guidance on consistent use of systems engineering tools

  • Provide risk assessment to the programs to identify probability of occurrence and specified consequences in accordance with the program documented risk assessment plan

  • Provide system engineering support to the Engineering and Architecture Review Board

  • Ensure system requirements are complete, correct, and verifiable

  • Assist in the definition of verifiable requirements criteria

  • Provide system engineering support to generate alternative system concepts and design solutions

  • Collect and maintain data necessary to support Strategic Planning such as Business Capability Roadmaps.

About Perspecta

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 next-generation engineering.

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 - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

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).