Posted 3 Days Ago
SIGINT Ground SPO Mission Processing/Acquisition Engineer
KBR is looking for a SIGINT Ground SPO Mission Processing/Acquisition Engineer to join the team in Chantilly, VA. This position requires an understanding of the intelligence community and customer domain, along with a strong focus on core systems engineering processes in support of end-to-end mission processing and related services closure. The candidate will support Customer Integrated Intelligence (I2). The candidate will have daily interaction with the customer and supporting contractors, and will need to follow customer standards and processes as the program matures through the life cycle. This position may require frequent interaction with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs).
Provide expert technical recommendations and engineering advice on the development and integration of new and modified capabilities in the SIGINT domain, with a specific emphasis on cross mission, cross discipline integration.
Direct interactions with the industry development contractors on project status, metrics and issues.
Provide Government acquisition support including, but not limited to Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), ECP Technical Evaluations, core acquisition processes and documentation (SOW, RFP, WBS, etc.).
Define future architecture enhancements and their associated features and capabilities.
Provide technical and programmatic inputs to Government program office cost estimates.
Provide experienced counsel to the Government staff through all phases of acquisition including, but not limited to generation and review of system and sub-system requirements, development processes, integration, verification, validation and testing (IVV&T).
Aid in working with Mission Operations teams to enable transition of new capabilities into mainstream operations.
Coordinate with internal and external offices, Directorates and agencies of the US Government to identify, characterize and resolve issues and risks throughout the acquisition lifecycle.
BS in engineering, physics or related technical degree with at least 5 years’ experience or extensive field experience in lieu of formal engineering technical certifications.
Knowledge of SIGINT remote sensing systems and general space and ground architectures.
Experience with SIGINT product Mission Processing Systems.
Strong Systems Engineering skills including requirements, CONOPS, integration and readiness.
Experience/familiarity in Scaled Agile Frameworks for Enterprise (SAFe) agile software development and Dev/OPS concepts, processes and production.
Knowledge of Cloud Environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud or Azure.
Experience working with diverse US Government organizations with a myriad of SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority.
This position requires a one (1) year minimum commitment to the contract.
Familiarity with specific Landmark AOS customer
Technical familiarity with mission processing or mission control of one or more SIGINT systems, including familiarity with specific sensor capabilities and phenomenology.
Software development background.
Project Management and Acquisition Management certifications
Understanding of Configuration Management/Control.
Understanding of software Risk Mitigation processes.
Security Clearance Requirements: Active TS/SCI required. Willing to undergo CI Poly.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
KBR / Equal Opportunity Employer
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