Sr. Systems Engineer

Full Time
Hanover, MD
Posted 4 months ago

Delivering Tomorrow's Solutions to Today's Challenges

SITEC Consulting is seeking Data Conditioning Engineers, with an Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph Clearance, to ensure that data can be consistently marked, tagged, formatted, discovered, and protected throughout its life-cycle.

Members of our team should be well versed in the following:

  • Reviewing structured and unstructured data to identify key elements and outline methods to extract them for processing
  • Comfortable working with data transport and modification tools (e.g., NiagaraFiles)
  • Knowledgeable in scripting/development techniques which can be applied to data in support of customer requirement
  • Experience with high-level analysis of IC systems, data models, data formats/types, data volumes, and data samples
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and with multiple customers at senior technical levels concurrently
  • Work with IC partners to characterize data and document data mission value
  • Analyze data and determine best methods for conditioning data pre and post-ingest
  • Use tools to identify key data and subsequently structure data for improved discovery and search capabilities
  • Identify opportunities for new tools to overcome new data characterization/processing challenges
  • Perform logging, metrics collection and monitoring for all components of the data conditioning system
  • Implement IAVAs as necessary to maintain system accreditation status
  • Define requirements for enhanced data characterization to improve discovery and search capabilities
  • Analyze and assess legal requirements, policies, and handling restrictions for various data types
  • Develop new tools (and associated documentation) using shell scripts, Python, Java, Go etc., that provide various methods for data transformation, mapping, standardization, and data characterization
  • Troubleshoot problems with JSON and XML formatting and structures in files received and files output by our tools
  • Develop characterization and processing documentation for each dataset
  • Test solutions developed by the data conditioning team for sample datasets
  • Conduct technical exchange meetings with customer personnel involving data discovery, review and dataflow
  • Provide training, briefings and support for data conditioning tools and procedures
  • Develop documentation for data conditioning training
  • Support the deployment and management of data conditioning tools

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in a technical discipline related to the experience requirements.
  • Experience in technical roles for Government or Industry customer.
  • PSE3: Minimum eighteen (18) years of experience
  • PSE2: Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience
  • Twelve (12) years of experience as a systems, software, or hardware engineer in programs that encompassed: System architecture development; Performing requirements analysis, management and control; multiple activities with multiple vendors; large systems engineering efforts totaling more than $15M/year, or Management and evaluation of business processes and implementation strategies.
  • Minimum three (3) years direct experience with an intelligence community or signals intelligence activity.
  • Experience in a broad range of knowledge, including information technology, requirements, architecture development, and functional and systems analysis.
  • Experience in the following areas: Implementing systems providing knowledge/information sharing capabilities including the following disciplines: System design, Integrating COTS products and technologies into cohesive customer capabilities; System production; System integration; System test; Transition of systems into operations; Web services implementation; Web interfaces; J2EE; Web portal technologies.
  • Experience in providing technical leadership and direction in supporting the application of sound system engineering concepts.
  • Excellent oral and written communications. Comfortable in programmatic and technical exchange with internal SE and software teams, multi levels of leadership, and across IC and DoD stakeholder agencies
  • Experience with communicating new and existing technical information and “how to” guidance to IC partners on the varied processes and procedures to ingest, discover, and analyze data
  • Experience with the development of new requirements to support the characterization and ingestion of new data flows
  • Experience with high-level analysis of IC systems, data models, data formats/types, data volumes, and data samples
  • Experience with change management repositories for tool/asset management (e.g., Git)
  • Experience with collaborating on and devising strategies to extract meaning and value from structured and unstructured data
  • Experience with the analysis/assessment of different legal requirements, policies, and handling restrictions for various data types
  • Experience understanding mission use cases across multiple environments
  • Experience preparing and managing complex technical documents, reports, manuals, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences including senior leadership
  • Experience with requirements generation and traceability
  • Experience with dataflow, routing and data enrichments tools (e.g. NiagaraFiles)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team building and task management skills
  • Must be comfortable working with senior government and military technical experts and leaders

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Benefits:

SITEC has built an outstanding relationship with our customers and employees by providing superior service and giving full attention to our customer’s and employees’ needs. We offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education & Training
  • 100% Company Paid Medical, Dental/Vision for the entire family
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • And much, much more

Job Features

Clearance Level RequiredTS/SCI w/ Poly
Years of Experience Requried12
Job #T_1217_DCE

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