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Systems Engineer Senior (Architecture & Design)

ADEPT Force Group, Inc
Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position: Systems Engineer (SME)

Clearance: Secret

Location: Mechanicsburg, PA

Type: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Systems Engineer (SME) will have experience in (1) executing the full complement of systems engineering activities from requirements definition to architecture, design, implementation, and test, through deployment and operations and support; (2) implementing the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition life cycle process through the appropriate application of laws, policies, directives, and guidance; and (3) preparing recommendations with sufficient rationale to advise leadership to support decisions that enable program success. The Systems Engineer (Senior) must (a) understand requirements definition and traceability (end to end process); (b) be able to develop technical system development life cycle documentation; and
(c) have the knowledge and skills to perform engineering activities, to include requirements traceability and decomposition, business process reengineering, architecture, design, interface development, implementation, and test of system solutions, at the data, system, and infrastructure levels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Support strategic planning for acquisition, system development, and stakeholder management

• Contribute to systems engineering planning and execution across the program

• Lead / conduct requirements traceability and analysis, architecture (system, data, technical) design, development, verification and validation, deployment, change management, and transition activities

• Ensure compliance with DoD and Army architectures and acquisition policies addressed in DoD 5000 and 8000 series

• Apply DoD systems engineering practices and policies across all activities to ensure developed products are compliant with directives and mandates

• Ensure consistency across engineering and acquisition documentation

• Apply cloud-based data and database technologies, data standards and best practices while adhering to applicable DoD laws, policies, directives, mandates, and guidance, to include data protection of sensitive information (e.g., Personally identifiable information (PII))

• Develop data architecture and design products

• Identify data migration strategies to transition data from legacy systems and technologies to advanced, enterprise-based solutions

• Reconcile data models and de-duplicate data stores where multiple exist

• Define test procedures / scripts and establish associated data sets in support of integration, end-to-end, and user acceptance testing

• Collaborate with system interface partners to define data exchanges, develop system interface agreements, develop interface design / description documents, map interfaces and data exchanges within the system / technical / data architectures, conduct interface testing, and coordinate / synchronize program activities

• Perform Enterprise Architecture / Business Process Reengineering activities to assist an organization in analyzing requirements and defining / designing workflows and business processes that optimize mission operations within an information technology solution

• Review program schedule and ensure achievability of system engineering activities given assumptions, constraints, limitations, and dependencies

• Define / review business process models, architectures, designs, technical specifications, and implementation strategies (e.g., engineering, security, testing, training, deployment)

• Develop / provide key content for acquisition documentation to achieve milestone decisions (e.g., Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) / Technical Management Plan (TMP), System Test Plan, Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD), DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) Viewpoints (e.g., OVs, SVs, DIVs), Cybersecurity Strategy))

• Support key processes, to include Requirements Management, Release Management, and Configuration Management

• Manage / assess engineering change proposals and requests, to include performing technical analyses / feasibility studies and identifying system impacts associated with new requirements, and requirements changes

• Lead / support Systems Engineering Working Integrated Product Teams (WIPTs)

• Prepare technical presentations, reports, and / or white papers

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

• 11-15 years of relevant work experience

• Working knowledge and application of DoD 5000 and 8000 series, and Business Enterprise Architecture

• 5 or more years of DoD systems engineering support for IT-based systems

• 3 or more years of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) support

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Broad and deep set of engineering expertise

• Experience in aligning systems engineering activities throughout the acquisition program life cycle phases

• Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and communication skills

• Strong customer service and excellent interpersonal skills

• Ability to listen and understand task descriptions and requests

• Ability to explain problem resolutions

• Ability to quickly respond to time-critical queries from leadership

• Work independently without direct supervision or guidance


Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position

Company Description
ADEPT Force Group Incorporated (ADEPT), provides strategic program management, comprehensive acquisition portfolio development, and collaborative system engineering and cyberspace expertise across all aspects of the acquisition life cycle to government agencies.

ADEPT supports the continued growth and maturity of our employee knowledge base. We encourage a spirit of professionalism, quality, technical excellence, and enthusiastic collaboration. ADEPT offers an environment where employees are encouraged to achieve their professional and personal goals. To cultivate this environment, ADEPT supports a well-rounded benefits package that includes competitive compensation, paid time off, life insurance, long and short term disability, medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement benefit plan, work-life and wellness programs, and also flexible work arrangements, leave programs, career growth opportunities, referral bonuses and much more.

ADEPT Force Group, Inc


Mechanicsburg, PA