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Systems Engineer

Candidates must have an active DoD TS/SCI clearance, with the ability to pass a polygraph exam.

IC-CAP is a federal government contractor, specializing in information technology and intelligence professionals. We are a trusted HUBZone and woman-owned business that strives for quality, openness, and efficiency in everything we do.

Are you an experienced Systems Engineer passionate about the security and defense of the United States? Interested in working for a company driven to improve our country’s intelligence and defense capabilities through technology? Immediate openings for Systems Engineers!

The Role:

  • Using a holistic approach, designs develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.

  • Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics.

  • Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.

  • Translates high-level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower-level detailed implementation requirements.

  • Establishes and coordinates the development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to overall product development.

  • Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole.

  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.

  • Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements.

  • Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts.

  • Translates high-level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements.

  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation.

  • Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures.

  • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.

  • Develop/assess product quality requirements and specifications.

  • Define product format requirements for new products to meet integration and interoperability requirements of National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG).

  • Apply image science knowledge/experience to develop test plans and procedures to assess data quality and accuracy.

  • Identify data needs to adequately perform product assessments to meet test objectives.

  • Test software functionality and quality. Work with government and commercial vendors to resolve discrepancies.

  • Apply image science knowledge/experience to quantify the visual quality of imagery products and work with developers to troubleshoot causes of errors

  • Develop engineering-quality verification tools.

  • Quantify success criteria for readiness review transitions.

  • Communicate customer mission and results.

The Candidate:

  • 5-8 Years with BS/BA, or 3-6 Years with MS/MA, 0-3 Years with PhD.

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in System Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Software Engineering or in a related Engineering

  • 5-10 years of system engineering experience

  • Experience in multiple remote sensing phenomenologies (for example EO/IR/SAR)

  • Knowledge of NSG tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TCPED) image chain

  • Experience with sensor imaging systems, products, and exploitation processes

  • Strong understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle to include independent testing and data verification, requirements, and development of concept of operations.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with emphasis on briefing to obtain decisions and solve technical issues and test plans/reports writing

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Willingness to learn, solve problems and perform in a dynamic work environment

  • Experience working in a DoD or IC operational environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Other types of insurance

  • Retirement benefits or accounts

  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement

    If this sounds like you or you know someone who would be a solid fit, let's talk! Send us your resume and a bit about yourself!

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