JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for monitoring and sustaining AEA operational systems. Analyzes system requirements and liaises with design and development activities. Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology with development and operations for each AEA tool suite. Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations. Guides system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration. Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts. Ultimate responsibility for the technical integrity of contractor work performed and deliverables associated with the Outreach area of responsibility. Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives. Responsible for providing customer support. Responsible for collecting requirements and feedback for existing capabilities. 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. Evaluate new technology open systems for enhancing product features for improved interoperability capabilities. Improve standard integration strategies based upon rationale for previous decisions that resulted in improved integration performance. Provide input on SOPs. Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle. Establish and follow a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces. Conduct quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas like Reliability, Maintainability, Vulnerability, Survivability, Produceability, etc.). Develop alternative courses of action, workarounds, and fallback positions with a recommended course of action for each risk and monitor and re-evaluate risks at appropriate milestones. Develop scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, and maintenance. Support the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA Strategy)
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or nineteen (19) years or more experience; Demonstrated hands-on experience with tools and capabilities developed and sustained in AEA or the Intelligence Community. Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts is required.
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