Vencore Systems Engineer III in Chantilly, Virginia


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


LANDMARK Ground Support Services (GSS) - Project performs technical planning, systems integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analysis for total Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED) systems. Analysis are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost contraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

The Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance (SETA) will be a member of the End-to-End SIGINT mission control (MC) systems engineering (SE) team responsible for SIGINT systems readiness reviews throughout the lifecycle. The SETA will be responsible for working closely with the development teams to understand the MC requirements, which includes performing full requirements traceability in the GED DOORS database in support of Future Ground Architecture (FGA) requirements verification, sell-off, and closure. The SETA will also be responsible for understanding the MC system interfaces and maintaining them in the GED DOORS database. In addition, the SETA will be responsible for reviewing segment level test scenarios and test reports, and provide oversight into the final design reviews and recommendation to move the system throughout its milestones to be used by the customer. The individual may also maintain / develop associated requirements and interface documents for the program and assist in developing / reviewing Acquisition Strategies and Acquisition Packages; Request for Changes (RFCs); Statement of Works (SOWs); Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), and development contracts. They will also track project execution, identify and mitigate project risk, brief senior government customers, and work collaboratively in a multi-contractor, FFRDC and government environment.


Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline; Systems Engineering degree preferred
  • Former experience working with the Intelligence Community (IC) Westfield's customer in the SIGINT domain
  • Technical expertise of Westfield's customer SIGINT ground systems, to include in-depth knowledge of existing MC SIGINT systems and capabilities
  • Experience with using IBM's Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) database for requirements management and traceability, and management of system interfaces
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to faciliate meetings with multi-organizational stakeholders, understanding explicit and implicit deliverables
  • Proficiency in applying SE&I (e.g., processes, IV&V, and transition, risk and readiness management)
  • Self-starter, proactive in responding to customer needs, ability to work independently and within team environments
  • Strong attention to detail, especially when managing and maintaining customer requirements and interfaces in GED DOORS database
  • Ability to relate professionally with customers and colleagues
  • Ability to operate in an extremely dynamic environment, especially with changing customer needs
  • Responsible, reliable and flexible
  • Passion for learning and knowledge transfer, and mentoring junior workforce

Job ID 2018-50864

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Engineering

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time