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SIGINT Systems Engineer
KBR, Inc. Chantilly, VA

SIGINT Systems Engineer

KBR, Inc.
Chantilly, VA
  • Full-Time
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SIGINT Systems Engineer

KBR is seeking a SIGINT Systems Engineer to be part of our team supporting our customer in Chantilly, VA that delivers mission-critical capabilities directly supporting intelligence-gathering missions from overhead systems. We command spacecraft and process the resulting collected data into useful information distributed to US Government Intelligence Community and Military users.

The SIGINT Systems Engineer serves as an advisor to support the Government in defining new mission requirements, performing classic Systems Engineering sub-tasks such as Requirements, Configuration Management, Integration, Verification, Validation and Test (IVV&T), Risk and Readiness. This position envisions representing the Government team and working with development contractors in performing all aspects of agile software development, CI/CD pipelines and deployment of mission software to operations. The Ground Enterprise embraces innovation and agile software development in a relentless effort to meet intelligence needs and shorten the timelines to provide actionable critical information to US Government decision-makers. This is a position of trust advising the US Government and supporting critical missions in SIGINT, COMINT, FISINT, and ELINT.

Specific responsibilities may include:
  • Define SIGINT requirements
  • Develop and coordinate CONOPS of SIGINT mission planning and scheduling systems
  • Write and translate requirements into Epics/Features based on emerging customer needs
  • Understand system-to-system interfaces and function as an Integrator
  • Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures
  • Monitor system and segment schedules, recognize dependencies
  • Identify risks and opportunities
  • Facilitate readiness, release planning events, and demonstrations in support of system and acquisition-level sprints and increments
  • Review Request for Changes (RFCs) and identify impacts, in addition author RFCs for the customer
  • Support Agile and DevOps automated test and verification
  • Integrate new systems and initiatives in support of expanded SIGINT mission planning and scheduling capabilities, work directly with our developers and users in operations!
  • Participate in studies looking at the future generation of SIGINT capabilities spanning the next decade.
  • Familiarity with overall SIGINT ground customer, technical familiarity with mission control and/or processing of one or more SIGINT systems.
  • Experience identifying user needs and gaps, identifying potential solutions, and assessing/analyzing alternatives

Minimum qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field (Master's degree preferred)
  • 5-10 years of experience in SIGINT systems engineering
  • Strong knowledge of SIGINT mission planning and scheduling systems
  • Experience with system-to-system interfaces and integration
  • Experience with Agile and DevOps methodologies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and development teams
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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KBR, Inc. job posting for a SIGINT Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA with a salary of $100,300 to $160,700 Yearly with a map of Chantilly location.