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Mission Capability Systems Engineer

St Louis, MO 63103
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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.



The Mission Capability Engineer (MCE) will provide engineering support for NGA/TD GEOINT Services Office. The MCE will support the integration and program management of traditional, non-traditional, and emerging innovative solutions through Platform as a Service (PaaS) implementation in cloud environments. The MCE will assess Enterprise CONOPS and work flows using agile SE&I processes to refine mission needs into implementable GEOINT capabilities, services, and technology insertions, and, enable new ways to effectively satisfy mission needs. The MCE ensures the implementation for specific mission capability projects to achieve established objectives. The MCE ensures the requisite capabilities and services meet mission and GEOINT community user needs and complies with the enterprise technical architecture and security standards, while assisting Geo Capabilities (NGA/TDG) project management activities and Digital Maker Services integration activities.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide SE&I project leadership and technical guidance serving specific GEOINT Services initiatives
  • Understand/Analyze technological details of GEOINT Services capabilities to include interfaces and dependencies both internal and external to NSG
  • Understand Risk Management, security engineering and the assessment and accreditation activities required for cloud integration
  • Integrate and manage GEOINT Services Capabilities across enterprise ensuring alignment of requirements and scheduled activities, to deliver fully integrated and functional GEOINT Services
  • Coordinate and support GEOINT Services initiative test events including both formal and informal testing activities
  • Lead/Coordinate specific GEOINT Services initiative transition events, ensuring all required mission capabilities and services are delivered into operations in an efficient and coordinated manner, with a minimum of disruption to on-going operations
  • Create various communication artifacts as required to support assigned GEOINT Services capabilities, status and user briefings, and reports


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI (with current SSBI within 5 years and serving in an active SCI billet within the last 2 years)
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • 16+ years of IT SE&I process/SLC (e.g., enterprise capability integration, AoA, agile implementation) experience, with 10+ years of recent agency specific experience
  • 5+ years of SE&I experience working with NSG/NGA/GEOINT/GIS or Mission Partner/IC/DoD systems/segments
  • Experience with SAFe model-based/agile software SE&I (e.g., using JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Fisheye to manage Portfolio/Project/Product Backlogs and SCRUMs, perform Sprint and Release Planning, Retrospectives)
  • Knowledge of/demonstrated proficiency applying SE&I processes (e.g., producing SE artifacts, utility/needs analysis, interface definition, implementation planning, tech insertion, risk management, A&A and CTF certs, and ATO)
  • Able to identify/derive mission capability needs from CONOPS and mission workflows, and to identify technology gaps in current capabilities/processes, and to perform tech insertion into mission migration strategy
  • Working knowledge of cloud implementation concepts (e.g., DevOps, PaaS, API Management, PCF, micro-services), and commercial cloud technologies and services with emphasis on best practices for use of features available within Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, organizational, client relationship, multi-tasking, load-balancing skills
  • Ability to interface and effectively communicate both with mission and technical personnel at multiple levels
  • Self-starter and able to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities with ability to work independently and within a team environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math or related scientific or technical discipline
  • 5 years of Analyst experience working with NSG/NGA/GEOINT/GIS or Mission Partner/IC/DoD system/segments
  • Relevant EA/SA (Architect), SE&I (INCOSE), IT (ITIL), Security (CISSP), Agile (Agilist, CSM) certs; SAFe exp.
  • Knowledge of NGA Strategic Objectives and Initiatives (ABI, SOM, OBP, GB, MoW, GEOINT Services)
  • Working knowledge of NSG and NGA agile acquisition, baseline control, change management/CM processes
  • Experience in commercial/defense industry IT Systems and Technologies, including product workflows, information operations and assurance, content architectures, data standards, and industry best practices
  • Technical Portfolio/Agile Project/Task Management / Technical Team Leadership / Project Engineering experience
  • Experience with NGA/IC/DoD integrated intel innovation initiatives/programs/prototypes implementation, mission capability & services pathfinders SE&I, user engagement, embedded engineering, agile implementation processes
  • Experience in system activity and data modeling, information flow/transaction process analysis, internal control and risk analysis, GEOINT business methods and tradecraft, performance measurement techniques
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of NSG/ASG Enterprise org's, leadership, architectures, programs, systems

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 sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-26 Expires: 2020-06-26

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