Journeyman Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/13/2020 1:50 PM)
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Project Management


LMI is seeking a Journeyman Engineer for the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office to oversee a full range of program management and technical support services for the Systems Support Directorate (SSD) to enhance the nation’s abilities to prevent terrorists and other threat actors from using weapons of mass destruction and support operational partners in closing capability gaps along adversary pathways.


LMI is a private government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. Founded in 1961 as a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.


We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


  • Assist in various systems engineering processes to establish requirements of networked detection systems.
  • Work with Project Manager to develop project budgets and schedules.
  • Assist with establishing requirements to development, fielding and sustaining equipment.
  • Conduct systems engineering tasks in support of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) detection systems.
  • Provide the following outreach and coordination services with the DHS operational components and CWMD directorates to support requirements generation:
    • Support the staffing of regular meetings of the CWMD Requirements Oversight Council (WROC)
    • Serve as requirements program managers to synchronize efforts with program managers from other CWMD directorates
    • Develop and maintain a capability baseline against which to measure capability gaps
    • Identify and resolve issues between stakeholders
    • Manage and maintain a requirements repository that will enable requirements tracing, tracking and capability gap identification
    • Facilitate the collaborative development of synchronized requirements for various diverse stakeholders
    • Report on specific findings and conclusions and assist in the development of information briefs that convey content to internal and external stakeholders in a clear and concise manner
    • Identify existing capability shortfalls and develop preliminary recommendations for shortfall/gap closure through future DOTMLPF+R/G/S resource allocation and/or investment
  • Support preparation of Capability Development Plans (CDP) which guides and bounds the activities and resources between ADE-I and ADE-2A (including but not limited to: funds, schedule, number of qualifications of staff, technology and facilities) for the Analyze/Select phase
  • Identify and analyze potential solution alternatives to address capability gaps and vulnerabilities for each program
  • Support development of an AoA/AA Study Plan
  • Participate as part of the AoA/AA Study Team
  • Support the development of the Life Cycle Cost Estimate and Integrated Logistics Support Plan for each program
  • Maintain awareness of development activities in the product acquisition and technology analysis and research tasking areas for all currently active programs and ensure that evolving development activity is consistent with mission area needs
  • Maintain awareness of procurement, deployment and operational activities in product acquisition and deployment and with the end user(s) for all currently active programs. Inform the mission area managers as required to determine if operational experience indicates the solution is fully meeting user requirements and expectations
  • Coordinate and integrate across the stakeholder/user community, to assist in mission analyses and high-level user needs and capability requirements definition
  • Facilitate workshops and focus group meetings
  • Attend program reviews, technical meetings, workshops, conferences, site visits, field tests, as directed by the Requirements Branch
  • Prepare mission area and program progress/status reports, briefing charts, and related materials as required
  • Support additional studies and analysis as directed
  • Facilitate common understanding across a large and varied interagency working group (IWG) community of all elements of the mission, to include the threat, goals, objectives, methods, operational environments and limitations, etc.
  • Carry out collaborative processes to engage with the interagency


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must have 5+ years in systems engineering or related work (higher level degrees may substitute years of experience: 2 years for a Masters or 4 years for a PhD)
  • Knowledge and experience in CBRN material as well as an understanding of the hazards associated with their manufacture, transport and use.
  • Active Top Secret (with SCI eligibility preferred) clearance desired.
  • Candidates must be able to pass a DHS Suitability Check (US Citizenship required).




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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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