Agile System Engineer Senior


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  


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We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Chantilly, VA

Job Description

Agile System Engineer Senior:

The Agile Senior Software Engineer will provide software engineering services to support quarterly

deployments of the software baseline -- new capabilities, adaptive maintenance, and hardware

recapitalization. Senior Software Engineers ensure the complexity of the systems and the criticality of the mission for Tasking is managed by applying a systematic, engineering approach to the design. Provide support and execution of agile software development activities for IPOs and programs. Assist Release Train Engineers to ensure the IPO/program Backlog list is current, complete, and accurately reflects the Mission Owner’s priorities. Assist in capturing new requirements, validating them through the Needs and Collection Management engineering board, and Mission Owners prioritization.

Duties may include:

  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions.

  • Document and demonstrating solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas.

  • Tailor and deploy software tools, processes and metrics as needed.

  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing development and service issues.

  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting.

  • Develop architectures that are inherently secure, robust, scalable, modular, and API-centric.

  • Provide software design recommendations to the program manager and Chief Software Engineer.

  • Coordinate software development activities within product lines.

  • Ensure product line software development follows industry and SEI best practices.

  • Assist the Product Line Program Manager in establishing and tracking software metrics.

  • Report software risks to the Chief Systems Engineer and Chief Software Engineer through the ERB.

  • Ensure software is documented and brought under Configuration Management.

  • Ensure RPE and sprints are planned, developed and executed IAW SAFe framework.

  • Ensure the backlog list is current and prioritized IAW product Owner priorities.

  • Assist the Government Program Manager in overseeing the RPE and sprint to ensure the Solution and design architecture requirements are implemented.

  • Ensure the Developer captures the implementation in MBSE model and is provided to the

  • Government to update the Government models, Digital Thread and Digital Twin.

  • Ensure the RPE and sprints build to test and incorporate agile principles of lean traceability of defined requirements through test plans and test procedures.

Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree.

  • Senior-level experience deploying microservices into cloud environments.

  • Senior-level experience using software development tools to estimate functions points, estimate complexity, develop virtual machines, cloud environments.

  • Senior-level experience with history of successful software deployments.

  • Mid-level experience in Agile Software development methodologies.


  • Master’s degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology,

  • Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree.

  • Senior-level experience in designing, maintaining and recapitalizing IT systems.

  • Senior-level experience in refactoring, containerization and hosting applications in a LINUX platform and infrastructure as a service environment.

  • Demonstrated experience with MBSE, processes, tools and languages

  • Mid-level experience in curating Backlog lists.

  • Certified SAFe Agilist.

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