Vencore Systems Engineer IV 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


The customer's Systems Engineering Directorate (SED) is transforming its contract structure to more closely align to the skills and structure of systems engineering in a capability based, service-enabled, architecture environment. The primary objective of the INCEPTUM contract is to provide integration and closure; process; mission assurance; service management; and verification, validation and transition systems engineering and technical support services to the Systems Engineering Directorate that will enable it to execute its responsibilities efficiently and effectively, achieve the SED vision, and ensure mission success.

The INCEPTUM Shared Services and Mission Application Communication (COMM) Enterprise Systems Engineer (ESE) team is responsible for overseeing the transitionto Shared Services and Shared Mission Applications, to inlcudethe end-to-end assessment of the following: service transition strategies, transition plans, impacts to requirements allocations, and schedule dependencies.

This position will serve as a member of the COMM ESE SETA team on the INCEPTUM Contract. The candidate will support teams coordinating, supporting and assessing requirements, CONOPs and architecture products, assessing system schedule and risks, supporting test and verification strategy and system integration of new initiatives in support of expanded mission capabilities. The selected candidate will have the aptitude to assess processes and create efficiencies continuously, and may lead COMM related projects. The selected candidate will have frequent client interactions, and support system and mission strategy development across the various offices. Due to the broad nature of the ESE team workload, the selected candidate should have knowledge in COMM systems and experience with national systems. The candidate will support various system readiness events and independent review teams and is required to have a strong systems engineering background. The candidate will interact with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs) and facilitate risk and action closure with Acquisition Offices and users, and support technical consultation, meeting coordination, and support to recommendation briefings.


Required Skills:

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

BS in engineering, physics or related technical degree

Integration and Closure experience with in overall customer domain, Tech Insertion experience.

Strong business acumen; ability to relate professionally inside the work environment

Detailed knowledge of COMM systems and overall space and ground architecture

Expertise in mission technical capabilities and system performance analysis and assessment

Experience with Mission Planning, Control or Processing functions in support of space and ground architecture

Experience identifying user & enterprise needs/requirements and gap identification, analysis and assessment

Experience in supporting Requirements Engineering, CONOPs development, and system integration to accommodate the End to End SIGINT Systems Engineering.

Commitment to recognize, understand, respect and operate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

Strongly Desired Skills:

Familiarity with overall INCEPTUM customer, technical familiarity with one or more GEOINT, SIGINT or COMM systems and subsystems, including sensor knowledge. Ability to work for specific IC customer and familiarity with that customer’s processes and organization. Certified in one or more of the following: SAFe, ITIL, PMI/PMP, INCOSE

Job ID 2018-50664

# 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