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Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

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Intelligence

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.


Responsibilities

Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.

The Sponsor has a need for a Systems Engineer who will assist a dynamic team of highly efficient developers with testing. The Systems Engineer will serve as Tester to facilitate and conduct front end and back end testing for the mission critical application. This individual will participate in technical exchange meetings with internal development team, interfacing frequently with customers to ensure understanding of requirements to facilitate successful test cases. This Tester will assist the software development process ensuring testing impediments are documented and addressed. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop manual test scripts and execute automated testing on both web front end and back end systems
  • Perform test validations at various levels including database validation, logging validation, and user interface validation
  • Document and report the results of testing activities
  • Inform test leads and other designated management officials of the results of testing activities
  • Work with agile team members to design, develop, enhance, debug and implement a test automation framework
  • Research, test, build and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products based on requirements
  • Analyze user needs, develop user stories and write test cases and test scenarios based on the acceptance criteria defined for the user story
  • Address problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms
  • assist in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools
  • Provide interactive debugging of the web based user interface or client server in real time mode
  • Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct
  • Perform as part of an agile team, utilizing Kanban and Scrum best practices


Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Agile Methodology
  • Knowledge of requirements tracking tools (i.e. JIRA) and how best to utilize functionality to maximize test scenarios
  • Demonstrated experience as a systems engineer providing testing support by working with team to maintain requirement integrity to ensure system development meets customer expectations
  • Familiarity working in Github
  • Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment with adjusting priorities and deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
  • A degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline
  • Minimum of 10 Years experience, 3 years in IC

Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.


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 do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-24 Expires: 2020-11-22

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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