Senior Systems Engineer with an active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/29/2017 2:58 PM)
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LMI currently has an opening for a Senior Systems Engineer supporting an IC customer in the Reston/Herndon area.  The chosen candidate will maintain a strong awareness of technical trends in information technology, develop and maintain a strong awareness of on-going IT projects, and business unit requirements; be able to apply the project management model (e.g. Spiral, Waterfall, Agile) selected for a given development effort; and provide analysis, design, development, deployment, and lifecycle support for innovative hardware systems and applications. Work involves being able to develop end-to-end cost analysis for projects; ensure systems being developed comply with the enterprise technical architecture; help project and program teams prepare for CIO Project Management Program control gates; and keep senior management apprised of project or program status.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities.
  • Design software tools and subsystems to support software reuse and domain analyses and manages their implementation.
  • Develop analytical and computational techniques and methodology for problem solutions.
  • Develop and apply organization-wide information models for use in designing and building integrated, shared software and database management systems.
  • Estimate software development costs and schedule. Review existing programs and assist in making refinements, reducing operating time, and improve current techniques. Supervise software configuration management.
  • Manage software development and support using formal specifications, data flow diagrams, other accepted design techniques and Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools.
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, cost estimation, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.




TS/SCI with polygraph needed


Must have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and 8+ years of related experience. Advanced degree desired.


Required background or experience:

  • Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Experience troubleshooting and problem solving both technical and non-technical issues.
  • Developing a project plan and workflow based on a project management model.
  • Identifying technology gaps in current capabilities and processes.

Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.  


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