Systems Engineer (Joint Requirements Assessment Division)
Location: The Pentagon
Period of performance: Began 2nd of 5 year contract on Feb 13, 2018
Clearance: MUST have current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility verifiable in JPAS
This position resides within the Joint Requirements Assessment Division (JRAD). JRAD's primary role is to provide review of requirements documents and analysis support of various topics within the Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS). JRAD will work in concert with the Deputy Directors supporting JS J8, the Functional Capability Boards (FCBs), and the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (OSD CAPE) to evaluate joint programs within the context of capability gaps, capability portfolios, campaign plans, operational plans, military risk, cost, schedule, and performance objectives. When capacity allows, the JRAD will also provide analysis support to specific FCBs on a case-by-case basis.
Utilize sound systems engineering principles to conduct analysis and coordinate design solutions to solve complex system needs. Leverage systems engineering experience/ education to address issues such as logistics, the coordination of different teams, development & analysis of requirements and consider the entire life-cycle applied to large, complex projects. Great work/life balance and schedule flexibility! Little to no travel requirements.
The systems engineer supporting JRAD should be:
The Systems Engineer is responsible for integrating efforts of various functionalities into a cohesive program or system of systems. The Systems Engineer will build and foster relationships with various stakeholders to adjudicate requirements and support topics of interest. This position is more administrative than technical. There is a lot of reading and requirements development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering focusing on how complex projects should be designed and managed over their life cycles. Systems engineering deals with work-processes and tools to manage risks on such projects, and it overlaps with both technical and human-centered disciplines such as core engineering, organizational studies, and project management.
Must have current Top Secret clearance (based on SSBI completed within the last five years) with SCI eligibility. Clearance must be verifiable in JPAS.
Masters of Science degree from an accredited college or university in Systems Engineering with at least 3 years' experience* or Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering with at least 10 years experience.*
* A degree in other engineering fields or operations research may be substituted for a systems engineering degree, provided completion of at least 24 semester hours of operations research. mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics and the individual has significant experience performing systems engineering.
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