• Senior Knowledge Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/1/2019 12:25 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Title:  Senior Knowledge Engineer

    Location:  The Pentagon

    Period of Performance: Five-year contract began; June of 2017

    Clearance:  MUST have in-scope Top Secret clearance (active and verifiable in JPAS)



    Develops and test software and hardware systems to support coordination and sharing of IT models and systems. Diagnoses and resolves hardware, software, firmware and network protocol problems. Develops simulation application interfaces to improve the utility of joint and service Modeling, Simulations & Analysis (MS&A) tools for training and operations, planning and execution purposes. Performs systems analysis of MS&A assessment tools and communications technologies having potential to support strategic, operational, and tactical collaboration requirements. Supports the testing of  Modeling, Simulations & Analysis systems. Designs, develops, implements, technical products and systems that support the collaboration and sharing of information within the analysis community. Performs engineering design evaluations. Supports the collaborative environment within the CCs and across the analysis community.


    Develops IT architectures and systems to overcome challenges in knowledge sharing and knowledge attrition due to transformation, retirement, and downsizing. Performs a variety of tasks in designing and studying innovative computer systems that help CCs work together in small or large groups (e.g., "groupware", "computer-supported cooperative work", and "electronic markets").  Evaluates advances in technology to identify and recommend opportunities for effective information management in particular, intranets, groupware and other collaborative technologies that make it possible for more widespread sharing and collaborative use of information systems and models. Provides technical consultation in the area of advances in text retrieval systems; documents management and other hardware/software trends in knowledge management technologies.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks.


    Functional Capability Board (FCB) Contract Specific Description Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support the applicable FCBs, provide technical analysis & architecture review support to insure key documents of the JCIDS process have integrated architecture products, to ensure the DoD understands and evolves the linkages between capabilities and systems, and can make appropriate acquisition decisions and recommendations
    • Support the NR KPP Branch in its efforts to assess JCIDS submissions as part of the NR KPP certification. This includes the review, comment on and make recommendations for NR KPP certification on documents, the NR KPP to include the attributes and objective and threshold values; and architectures submitted as part of the JCIDS process as part of the NR KPP certification
    • The contractor shall review DCRs, CONOPs, ICDs, CDD, CPDs, Statement of Capability, and BCL documents to in support of the NR KPP certification requirement to validate current DODAF architecture data or the optional NR KPP Architecture Data Assessment template and spectrum requirements via KM/DS

    FCB Task Specific Description Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provides expert technical advice/assistance/guidance based on a combination of education and experience with a focus on Net Ready Key Performance Parameter Certification Assessments and their supporting architectures.

    • Assures the technical & operational accuracy of the material undergoing analysis or assessment
    • Develop NR KPP Certification letter recommendations on ISP & JCIDS documents
    • Review Platform Integration Information Table (PIIT) for inclusion JCIDS documents as applicable
    • Track documents status & deliverables due dates, submission of NR KPP Certifications, & make recommendations of concurrence/non-concurrence on ISPs

    Preferred skills & experience

    • Understanding of the Requirements Process and in-depth knowledge of JCIDS
    • Background in C4 , Cyberspace, and/or SATCOM operations
    • Service, Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), or Combatant Command (COCOM) experience necessary
    • Deployed experience a plus



    • Masters of Science degree from an accredited college or in Engineering or Computer Science with a minimum of five (5) years of task related experience;


    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Computer Science with a minimum of eight (8) years of task related experience


    Clearance Requirements: 

    Must have current Top Secret clearance (based on SSBI completed within the last five years).  Clearance must be verifiable in JPAS.



    This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. 


    Per EO 11246, this federal contractor and subcontractor will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. An exception exists where the employee or applicant makes the disclosure based on information obtained in the course of performing his or her essential job functions.



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