SIGINT Ground SPO Mission Processing/Acquisition Engineer with Security Clearance

Glen Burnie, Maryland
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
SIGINT Ground SPO Mission Processing/Acquisition Engineer KBR is seeking a highly qualified SIGINT Ground SPO Mission Processing/Acquisition Engineer to support our customer in Chantilly, VA delivering mission-critical capabilities that enable to plan and execute intelligence-gathering missions from NRO overhead systems and process the resulting collected data into useful information distributed to IC and DoD users. The candidate will support Customer Ground Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) processing systems, applications, and frameworks in the evolution of legacy processing systems. The candidate will have daily interaction with the customer and supporting contractors and will need to follow customer standards and processes as the program matures through the life cycle. This position may require frequent interaction with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs). Specific responsibilities will include: Provide expert technical recommendations and engineering advice on the development and integration of new and modified capabilities in the SIGINT processing domain
Direct interactions with the industry development contractors on project status, metrics, and issues
Provide Government acquisition support including, but not limited to Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), ECP Technical Evaluations, core acquisition processes and documentation (SOW, RFP, WBS, etc.)
Define future architecture enhancements and their associated features and capabilities
Provide technical and programmatic inputs to Government program office cost estimates
Provide experienced counsel to the Government staff through all phases of acquisition including, but not limited to generation and review of system and sub-system requirements, development processes, integration, verification, validation, and testing (IVV&T)
Aid in working with Mission Operations teams to enable transition of new capabilities into mainstream operations
Coordinate with internal and external offices, Directorates and agencies of the US Government to identify, characterize and resolve issues and risks throughout the acquisition lifecycle Required Qualifications: Active TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
BS in engineering, physics, or related technical degree with at least 5 years' experience or extensive field experience in lieu of formal engineering technical certifications
Knowledge of SIGINT remote sensing systems and general space and ground architectures
Experience with SIGINT product Mission Processing Systems
Strong Systems Engineering skills including requirements, CONOPS, integration and readiness.
Experience/familiarity in Scaled Agile Frameworks for Enterprise (SAFE) agile software development and Dev/OPS concepts, processes and production
Knowledge of Cloud Environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud or Azure
Knowledge of Industry Standard frameworks for authorization like OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect (OIDC), User-Managed Access (UMA)
Familiarity with the functions of Jenkins software process automation and integration.
Commitment to leverage strong interpersonal & communications skills translate complex technical challenges and issues to senior US Government leadership 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.