Systems Engineer 2**up to $20k sign-on bonus after six-months on contract**

Systems EngineeringAnnapolis Junction, MD
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Systems Engineer 2**up to $20k sign-on bonus after six-months on contract**Apply
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Full-Scope Poly
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD 
Altamira Technologies has a long and successful history providing innovative solutions throughout the U.S. National Security community. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Altamira serves the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities worldwide by focusing on creating innovative solutions leveraging common standards in architecture, data and security. Altamira believes that our people and the culture of our company differentiate us from other companies. 
We focus on recruiting talented, self-motivated employees that strive to find a way to get things done. Join our team of experts as we engineer national security! 

Job Description: Analyzes user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and
high level system architectures to develop system requirements
specifications. Analyzes system requirements and leads design and
development activities. Guides users in formulating requirements,
advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies. Provides
technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and
technology. Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing
operations. Develops technical documentation. Develops system
Architecture and system design documentation. Guides system
development and implementation planning through assessment or
preparation of system engineering management plans and system
integration and test plans. Interacts with the Government regarding
Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated
problems, issues or conflicts. Ultimate responsibility for the technical
integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the
Systems Engineering area of responsibility. Communicates with other
program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.  

The Level 2 System Engineer (SE) shall possess the following capabilities:  

(U) Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production
systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) – Department of Defense
Architecture Framework (DoD AF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.
(U) Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as
System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and
Interface Control Documents
(U) Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of
the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
(U) Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings,
design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
(U) Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of
all necessary development and operational considerations
(U) Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
(U) Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
(U) Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and
work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
(U) Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional
(U) Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work
packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)
(U) Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System
Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface
Control Documents
(U) Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected
groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
(U) Derive from the system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may
be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness
(U) Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail
the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete,
correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
(U) Participate in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component
under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a common
reference point for hardware and software developers
(U) Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity,
Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification,
Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords,
cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management,
(U) Implement comprehensive SOA solutions
(U) Implement operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for
architectures using applicable DoD AF standards
(U) Review and/or approve system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and
specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete(U) Capture all interface designs in a common interface control format, and store interface data in a
commonly accessible repository
(U) Assess each risk to the program and determine the probability of occurrence and quantified
consequence of failure in accordance with an approved risk management plan
(U) In conjunction with system stakeholders, plan the verification efforts of new and unproven
designs early in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with established requirements
(U) Prepare time-line analysis diagrams illustrating the flow of time-dependent functions
(U) Establish a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements,
consider impacts prior to commitment to change, gain stakeholder buy-in, eliminate ambiguity,
ensure traceability to source requirements, and track and settle open actions
(U) Manage and ensure the technical integrity of the system baseline over time, continually
updating it as various changes are imposed on the system during the lifecycle from development
through deployment and operations & maintenance
(U) Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well
as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)
(U) Support the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System
(JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA
(U) Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and
testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements
elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing
concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing
technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
(U) Develop scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between
the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, maintenance, and
disposal needs
(U) Conduct quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas like Reliability,
Maintainability, Vulnerability, Survivability, etc.)
(U) Establish and follow a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among
multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces
(U) Qualifications:
(U) Fourteen (14) years of experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and
complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information
Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited
college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a
bachelor’s degree.  

Altamira is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We focus on recruiting talented, self-motivated employees that find a way to get things done. Join our team of experts as we engineer national security!