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Systems Test Engineer/Entry to Junior Level - # 20170906-018

Position is located at Redstone Arsenal, AL – no relocation allowance available

Job Description:

The candidate will be an integral member of a small team responsible for the functional testing of tactical data communications equipment, including verifying the interoperability between the communications equipment and multiple US Army Air Defense systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret technical documents
  • Formulate accurate and verifiable test requirements from technical document information.
  • Execution of a software test plan
  • Data entry for configuration and test management tools
  • Create and maintain automated test scripts
  • Conduct formal testing, including analysis of results and observations
  • Contributing to test reports
  • Providing internal briefings

Required Skills:

  • Automated test experience
  • Tactical Data Link experience
  • CompTIA Security+ certification

Desired Skills:

  • Analysis and troubleshooting skills
  • Programming experience (Matlab, C++, Excel VB scripting, HTML)
  • Basic IP networking
  • Knowledge of hexadecimal and binary numbering systems
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience with radio transmitters or communication equipment (e.g. HAM radios, modems, …)
  • Windows and Linux operating systems

Travel Requirements:

  • Potential for approximately 10% travel.
  • Potential for international travel after 2 years.
  • Work schedule must align with the team’s core hours, such that 35 hours of 40 hours each week overlaps with 0800 to 1630, M-F

Education Requirement:

Degree in a technical field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics) or 2+ years of related experience in a technical field.

Security Clearance:

Ability to obtain a Sectret Clearance. Active Secret desired.

 

Systems Engineer – OPIR Interface SME - # 20170911-019

Positions are located at Redstone Arsenal, AL and Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

OPIR Interface SME conducting interface definition and revision of ICD in addition to Subject Matter Expert support of the OPIR Sensor Interface. Attend OPIR working group meetings and support integration and test related efforts for the OPIR interfaces. May also be assigned requirements engineering, use case development, logical architecture modeling, as SE department tasking dictates. Successful candidate will support spiral leadership to assure artifacts and system assessment tasks required for SRR are completed when required.

Required Skills: 8+ years of experience

Significant experience with performing pre-PDR systems engineering for DoD Information Systems. BMDS Overhead Persistent Infra-Red (OPIR) Sensor interface domain experience a plus. Specific interface experience with the BMDS OPIR Architecture (BOA) and Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) is a significant plus. Must be able to function as part of an experienced team in developing systems engineering products while adhering to the program ASEMP and other processes. Experience with team leadership and task tracking and issue resolution coordination is a significant plus.

Demonstrated Systems Engineering skills in Interface Development and ICD maintenance. Desired skills include: requirements engineering, use case development, logical architecture modeling, MBSE, SysML, BMDS domain experience, RMF-based cyber security, and project planning utilizing MS Project and Earned Value Management techniques and tools. Each of these skills would be a significant plus.

Travel Requirements:

Some Travel Required.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Science, Engineering, or Software Engineering. Master’s Degree desirable in an Engineering Discipline.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date. Must be eligible for Top Secret Clearance.

 

Senior Systems Engineer III - # 20170913-020

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

The virtual Threat Modeling Center (vTMC) is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of MDA and MDA’s Ballistic Missile Defense System.

This position is for an Agile Scrum Product Owner and requires a mid-level to senior-level Systems Engineer with experience in Modeling and Simulation as well as Agile SE development lifecycle.

Primary responsibilities include: requirements development, creation of Epics, user stories, backlog refinement, and development prioritization. Additional responsibilities include the development of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) models, DoDAF and SysML artifacts, conceptual designs, and acceptability criteria for the vTMC applications.

Required Skills: 8+ years of experience

Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment. Must possess good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence). Experience with MBSE tools (PTC Integrity Modeler) and SysML.

Previous knowledge of C/C++/Java languages. Understanding of powered and ballistic flight behaviors. Agile Scrum Product Owner Certification.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline or related education with at least 8 years of experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date. Prefer current Top Secret Clearance.

 

MidLevel Systems Engineer II - # 20170913-021

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

The virtual Threat Modeling Center (vTMC) is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of MDA and MDA’s Ballistic Missile Defense System.

This position requires a mid-level Systems Engineer with experience in Modeling and Simulation and Agile development lifecycle. Primary responsibilities include: requirements development, creation of user stories, development of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) models, DoDAF and SysML artifacts, conceptual designs, and acceptability criteria for the vTMC applications.

Required Skills: 5+ years of experience

Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment. Must possess good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence). Experience with MBSE tools (PTC Integrity Modeler) and SysML.

Previous knowledge of C/C++/Java languages. Understanding of powered and ballistic flight behaviors.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline or related education with at least 5 years of experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date. Prefer current Top Secret Clearance.

 

Senior Systems Test Engineer III - # 20170913-022

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

The virtual Threat Modeling Center (vTMC) is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of MDA and MDA’s Ballistic Missile Defense System.

This position requires a mid-level Test Engineer with experience in Modeling and Simulation, Agile development lifecycle. Primary responsibilities include: development and execution system level, application level test plans and reports, as wells as the development and creation of the test automation suite. This is a technically focused M&S application and automation testing position.

Required Skills: 8+ years of experience

Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment. Must possess good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence). Experience with test automation suites (eggPlant, Ranorex, etc.) are highly desired.

Previous knowledge of C/C++/Java languages as well as Windows and Linux environments. Understanding of powered and ballistic flight behaviors.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline or related education with at least 8 years of experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date. Prefer current Top Secret Clearance.

 

Entry Systems Administrator ENG I - # 20170913-023

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

Systems Administrator to provide support for the Modeling and Operations Software (MOS) Directorate Sensor Modeling Center (SMC) organization on the JRDC program at Schriever AFB, CO.

The Systems Administrator will work closely with the SMC IT Lead and Hardware Architect. They will be responsible for supporting and maintaining smooth operation of the Open Systems Architecture Sensor Models (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) hardware infrastructure as well as the IT infrastructure that supports software development in a primarily Redhat Linux environment. The Systems Administrator will support performance analysis and kernel tuning as required. The Systems Administrator will perform essential deployment engineering tasks to include site surveys, installation, configuration management, documentation, commissioning, and upgrade/patch management. The Systems Administrator will make recommendations to purchase hardware, software and supporting IT gear for the OSM and OSI platforms. The Systems Administrator will install, configure and maintain services such as MySQL, IBM Rational Products, and Developer support tools to support the OSM and OSI products. The Systems Administrator will run IA Security Scans and aid in evaluating results.

Required Skills: 1-3 years of experience

In-depth knowledge of the Linux Operating System to include performance analysis and kernel tuning. Knowledge of system level and integration level testing. Experience with hardware and hardware configurations to include firmware upgrades. Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management process specified by the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) process at the Foundation level. Knowledge of shell scripting. Cross-platform experience and the expertise to identify and resolve integration issues. Must have Security+ CE.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge/experience with one or more of the following: Modeling and Simulation; Installing and commissioning IT systems at customer sites; Real time Linux kernels, tuning and performance analysis; GPUs; High Performance Computing Systems (rack mount, blade servers, etc.); and/or Red Hat Certification. Outstanding customer service skills and a dedication to the customer service experience. Ability to work well with a team in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

Travel:

Capable of supporting occasional CONUS travel.

Education Requirement:

Associate’s Degree in IT, or related engineering discipline, or an HS Diploma with 3 years of relevant experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date.

 

Entry Systems Administrator ENG I - # 20170913-024

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

Systems Administrator to provide support for the Modeling and Operations Software (MOS) Directorate Sensor Modeling Center (SMC) organization on the JRDC program at Schriever AFB, CO.

The Systems Administrator will work closely with the SMC IT Lead and Hardware Architect and be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of the Open Systems Architecture Sensor Models (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) hardware infrastructure as well as the IT infrastructure that supports software development in a Redhat Linux and Windows environment. The Systems Administrator’s primary responsibility will be to support the Windows systems for the SMC organization. The Systems Administrator will support performance analysis and kernel tuning as required. The Systems Administrator will perform essential deployment engineering tasks to include site surveys, installation, configuration management, documentation, commissioning, and upgrade/patch management. This will include providing Windows WSUS server management and patching support. The Systems Administrator will make recommendations to purchase hardware, software and supporting IT gear for the Windows systems as well as the OSM and OSI platforms. The Systems Administrator will install, configure and maintain services such as MySQL, IBM Rational Products, and Developer support tools to support the OSM and OSI products. The Systems Administrator will run IA Security Scans and aid in evaluating results.

Required Skills: 1-3 years of experience

In-depth knowledge of the Windows Operating System to include performance analysis and providing patch updates to systems. Working knowledge of the Linux Operating System to include performance analysis and kernel tuning. Knowledge of system level and integration level testing. Experience with hardware and hardware configurations to include firmware upgrades. Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management process specified by the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) process at the Foundation level. Knowledge of shell scripting. Cross-platform experience and the expertise to identify and resolve integration issues. Must have Security+ CE.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge/experience with one or more of the following: Modeling and Simulation; Installing and commissioning IT systems at customer sites; Real time Linux kernels, tuning and performance analysis; GPUs; High Performance Computing Systems (rack mount, blade servers, etc.); Windows Certification; and/or Red Hat Certification. Outstanding customer service skills and a dedication to the customer service experience. Ability to work well with a team in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

Travel:

Capable of supporting occasional CONUS travel.

Education Requirement:

Associate’s Degree in IT, or related engineering discipline, or an HS Diploma with 3 years of relevant experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date.

 

MidLevel Systems Administrator ENG II - # 20170913-025

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

Systems Administrator to provide support for the Modeling and Operations Software (MOS) Directorate Sensor Modeling Center (SMC) organization on the JRDC program at Schriever AFB, CO.

The Systems Administrator will work closely with the SMC IT Lead and Hardware Architect and be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of the Open Systems Architecture Sensor Models (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) hardware infrastructure as well as the IT infrastructure that supports software development in a primarily Redhat Linux environment.

The Systems Administrator will conduct performance analysis and kernel tuning as required. The Systems Administrator will perform essential deployment engineering tasks to include site surveys, installation, configuration management, documentation, commissioning, and upgrade/patch management. The Systems Administrator will make recommendations to purchase hardware, software and supporting IT gear for the OSM and OSI platforms. The Systems Administrator will install, configure and maintain services such as MySQL, IBM Rational Products, and Developer support tools to support the OSM and OSI products. The Systems Administrator will run IA Security Scans and aid in evaluating results.

Required Skills: 5+ years of experience

In-depth knowledge of the Linux Operating System to include performance analysis and kernel tuning. Knowledge of system level and integration level testing. Experience with hardware and hardware configurations to include firmware upgrades. Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management process specified by the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) process at the Foundation level. Knowledge of shell scripting. Cross-platform experience and the expertise to identify and resolve integration issues. Must have Security+ CE.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge/experience with one or more of the following: Modeling and Simulation; Installing and commissioning IT systems at customer sites; Real time Linux kernels, tuning and performance analysis; GPUs; High Performance Computing Systems (rack mount, blade servers, etc.) and/or Red Hat Certification. Outstanding customer service skills and a dedication to the customer service experience. Ability to work well with a team in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

Travel:

Capable of supporting occasional CONUS travel.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in IT, or related engineering discipline with 5+ years of relevant experience or an Associate’s degree in IT with 9+ years of relevant experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date.

 

MidLevel Systems Administrator ENG II - # 20170913-026

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

Systems Administrator to provide support for the Modeling and Operations Software (MOS) Directorate Sensor Modeling Center (SMC) organization on the JRDC program at Schriever AFB, CO.

The Systems Administrator will work closely with the SMC IT Lead and Hardware Architect and be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of the Open Systems Architecture Sensor Models (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) hardware infrastructure as well as the IT infrastructure that supports software development in a Redhat Linux and Windows environment.  The Systems Administrator’s primary responsibility will be to support the Windows systems for the SMC organization. The Systems Administrator will conduct performance analysis and kernel tuning as required. The Systems Administrator will perform essential deployment engineering tasks to include site surveys, installation, configuration management, documentation, commissioning, and upgrade/patch management. This will include providing Windows WSUS server management and patching support. The Systems Administrator will make recommendations to purchase hardware, software and supporting IT gear for the Windows systems as well as the OSM and OSI platforms. The Systems Administrator will install, configure and maintain services such as MySQL, IBM Rational Products, and Developer support tools to support the OSM and OSI products. The Systems Administrator will run IA Security Scans and aid in evaluating results.

Required Skills: 5+ years of experience

In-depth knowledge of the Windows Operating System to include performance analysis and providing patch updates to systems. Working knowledge of the Linux Operating System to include performance analysis and kernel tuning. Knowledge of system level and integration level testing. Experience with hardware and hardware configurations to include firmware upgrades. Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management process specified by the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) process at the Foundation level. Knowledge of shell scripting. Cross-platform experience and the expertise to identify and resolve integration issues. Must have Security+ CE.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge/experience with one or more of the following: Modeling and Simulation; Installing and commissioning IT systems at customer sites; Real time Linux kernels, tuning and performance analysis; GPUs; High Performance Computing Systems (rack mount, blade servers, etc.); Windows Certification; and/or Red Hat Certification. Outstanding customer service skills and a dedication to the customer service experience. Ability to work well with a team in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

Travel:

Capable of supporting occasional CONUS travel.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in IT, or related engineering discipline with 5+ years of relevant experience or an Associate’s degree in IT with 9+ years of relevant experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date.

 

Senior Systems Administrator ENG III - # 20170913-027

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

Systems Administrator to provide support for the Modeling and Operations Software (MOS) Directorate Sensor Modeling Center (SMC) organization on the JRDC program at Schriever AFB, CO.

The Systems Administrator will work closely with the SMC IT Lead and Hardware Architect and be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of the Open Systems Architecture Sensor Models (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) hardware infrastructure as well as the IT infrastructure that supports software development in a primarily Redhat Linux environment.

The Systems Administrator will conduct performance analysis and kernel tuning as required. The Systems Administrator will perform essential deployment engineering tasks to include site surveys, installation, configuration management, documentation, commissioning, and upgrade/patch management. The Systems Administrator will make recommendations to purchase hardware, software and supporting IT gear for the OSM and OSI platforms. The Systems Administrator will install, configure and maintain services such as MySQL, IBM Rational Products, and Developer support tools to support the OSM and OSI products. The Systems Administrator will run IA Security Scans and evaluate results.

Required Skills: 8+ years of experience

In-depth knowledge of the Linux Operating System to include performance analysis and kernel tuning. Knowledge of system level and integration level testing. Experience with hardware and hardware configurations to include firmware upgrades. Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management process specified by the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) process at the Foundation level. Knowledge of shell scripting. Cross-platform experience and the expertise to identify and resolve integration issues. Must have Security+ CE.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge/experience with one or more of the following: Modeling and Simulation; Installing and commissioning IT systems at customer sites; Real time Linux kernels, tuning and performance analysis; GPUs; High Performance Computing Systems (rack mount, blade servers, etc.); and/or Red Hat Certification. Outstanding customer service skills and a dedication to the customer service experience. Ability to work well with a team in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

Travel:

Capable of supporting occasional CONUS travel.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in IT, or related engineering discipline with 8+ years of relevant experience or an Associate’s degree in IT with 12+ years of relevant experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date.

 

Senior Systems Administrator ENG III - # 20170913-028

Position is located at Schriever Air Force Base, CO – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

Systems Administrator to provide support for the Modeling and Operations Software (MOS) Directorate Sensor Modeling Center (SMC) organization on the JRDC program at Schriever AFB, CO.

The Systems Administrator will work closely with the SMC IT Lead and Hardware Architect and be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of the Open Systems Architecture Sensor Models (OSM) and Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) hardware infrastructure as well as the IT infrastructure that supports software development in a Redhat Linux and Windows environment. The Systems Administrator’s primary responsibility will be to support the Windows systems for the SMC organization. The Systems Administrator will conduct performance analysis and kernel tuning as required. The Systems Administrator will perform essential deployment engineering tasks to include site surveys, installation, configuration management, documentation, commissioning, and upgrade/patch management. This will include providing Windows WSUS server management and patching support. The Systems Administrator will make recommendations to purchase hardware, software and supporting IT gear for the Windows systems as well as the OSM and OSI platforms. The Systems Administrator will install, configure and maintain services such as MySQL, IBM Rational Products, and Developer support tools to support the OSM and OSI products. The Systems Administrator will run IA Security Scans and evaluate results.

Required Skills: 8+ years of experience

In-depth knowledge of the Windows Operating System to include performance analysis and providing patch updates to systems. Working knowledge of the Linux Operating System to include performance analysis and kernel tuning. Knowledge of system level and integration level testing. Experience with hardware and hardware configurations to include firmware upgrades. Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management process specified by the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) process at the Foundation level. Knowledge of shell scripting. Cross-platform experience and the expertise to identify and resolve integration issues. Must have Security+ CE.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge/experience with one or more of the following: Modeling and Simulation; Installing and commissioning IT systems at customer sites; Real time Linux kernels, tuning and performance analysis; GPUs; High Performance Computing Systems (rack mount, blade servers, etc.); Windows Certification; and/or Red Hat Certification. Outstanding customer service skills and a dedication to the customer service experience. Ability to work well with a team in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

Travel:

Capable of supporting occasional CONUS travel.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in IT, or related engineering discipline with 8+ years of relevant experience or an Associate’s degree in IT with 12+ years of relevant experience is required.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date.

 

Senior Technical Writer/Editor - # 20170914-029

Position is located at Redstone Arsenal, AL – no relocation allowance available.

Job Description:

Provide Technical editing support to content structure and design of data deliverables. Define content organization, nomenclature, and navigation systems for multifaceted projects. Review, edit, and organize document and briefing content using MS Office 2013 applications to achieve customer specifications and objectives. Develop, document, and use project-specific editing guidelines, complex style sheets, tools, templates, and processes to achieve product requirements and integrity within cost and schedule objectives. Edit complex technical text and artwork (e.g., online, web-based, hard copy) and conceptualize and negotiate approaches to content structure and design to ensure effective communication and compliance with standards and guidelines. Identify, apply, and enforce applicable standards (e.g., government, industry, customer, Boeing) to documentation ensuring product conformance and integrity. Resolve issues regarding regulatory and legal requirements. Interface with subject matter experts on an ongoing basis and coordinate production services to ensure that products meet objectives, maintain focus, and are successfully delivered. Use existing content and configuration management systems and processes. Update Document Production Team records, library, and archives, as needed. Provide expertise related to emerging trends and technology in the writing industry.

Required Skills:

• Proven experience as Senior Technical Writer/Editor.

• Subject Matter Expert in MS 2013 Word and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of MS 2013 Access, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro 10.0.

• Successful experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume, and deadline-driven production environment.

Security Clearance:

Active Secret require at start date. Must be eligible for Top Secret Clearance.

 

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