Innovation Engineer Mid-Level 112-007
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):
- Springfield, VA
Innovation Engineer (Mid):
Overall Assignment Description:
The contractor shall provide business process engineering; backlog management; assist with
innovation prioritization; editorial support to the Office of Venture Innovation (OVI); and guidance
on innovation strategic alignment across NGA. The contractor shall identify and assist NGA Pilots &
Prototype customers in providing expertise to navigate through the OVI Innovation Pipeline. The
contractor shall contribute toward management of all NGA Pilot & Prototypes to help formulate a
cloud-based centralized repository for leadership visibility, fact-based decision making on future
support or retirement, and influence process improvements. Assist in determining what is an
“enterprise level” function based upon entrepreneurial project maturity and strategic alignment. The
contractor shall act as a liaison with the NGA Integrated Program Offices (IPOs) and other capability
sustainment homes for transition into operations. The contractor shall build and maintain appropriate database(s) for process improvements to support pilots and prototypes.
Identify, build and maintain appropriate tracker database(s) in support of new innovation ideas, Pilots and Prototypes
Research, investigate and document Pilot & Prototype innovation roadblocks
Collaborate and leverage partnerships with IPO, KC, and Enterprise stakeholders to identify, define and capture specific mission focused problem areas and success criteria.
Maintain oversight and management of Pilots & Prototypes across the Agency
Assist with establishing an enterprise-wide application retirement and disposition process for non prioritized Pilots & Prototypes
Identify and document a PM’s Guide to P&P System Retirement Process. The guide is expected to serve as a foundational document for NGA-wide standardization.
Ability to identify and communicate technical issues, possess excellent oral and written communication while interfacing with DoD clients and respective NGA Executive, Seniors, and Program Managers
Participate in the transition of applications to operations and decommissioning of applications across the infrastructure as they have reached the end of their life-cycle
Prepare and maintain project plans, project milestone reports, project status reports.
Assist in managing project meetings, project artifacts, and deployment deliverables andfacilitating problem triage calls.
Skills and Experience:
Demonstrated knowledge of NGA’s organizational hierarchy and business functions (i.e. NERF, IPOs, KCs, Mission Alignment, and governance)
Demonstrated experience providing technical assessments of future NGA geospatial intelligence capabilities in a team environment to include being a Team Lead, Project Manager or Program Manager
Demonstrates Knowledge of Hybrid Cloud environments
Demonstrated knowledge of NGA’s Strategic Correspondence, Guiding Principles, and experience with the geospatial intelligence mission.
Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Start Up methodologies and working knowledge of the NGA SIP, GEA 4.0, SOCs, etc.
Knowledge of the NGA Hybrid Cloud Strategy and environment.
Education and Experience:
6 to 12+ years' experience
Bachelor’s Degree or 10+ years demonstrated experience and knowledge in geospatial intelligence functions, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Business Engineering or a field related to the duties defined above or equivalent work experience.