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Systems Engineer (Senior-Level) 112-111


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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.  

Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.


Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

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

    Chantilly, VA

Job Description

Systems Engineer (Senior-Level):

Job Description:

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is modernizing their GEOINT Reporting and Workflow Orchestration to a service architecture requiring support in guiding the architecture and development activities moving forward. This position is in support of our Analysis Integrated Program Office (IPA) customer, where our team provides engineering services to assist the team in defining the to-be architecture, decomposing capabilities into solution/program epics, documenting and prioritizing the development baseline, integrating new customers and sources as required, and working with the development vendor to achieve the planned baseline. While we primarily support the IPA leadership team, we also provide services to the various projects dealing with intelligence and geospatial analysis capabilities provided to the intelligence community. Areas that our team is involved with include: Structured Observation Management Services, Analytic Modernization Services, Exploitation Services, Orchestration Services, Advanced Geospatial Services, as well as requirements, architecture, and integration with a number of sensor-related programs.

Primary Duties include:

  • Guides the planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review cloud service capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.

  • Assists the Government in the capture and translation of mission and customer requirements/needs into systems/capability requirements and solutions.

  • Coordinates between Government Program Manager customer and DevOps teams utilizing Agile methodologies, Scrum and Agile Planning Tools.

  • Supports the analyses and allocation of requirements to systems architecture components and executing programs.

  • Assists the Government in performing systems integration activities, strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and interface design.

Secondary Duties include:

  • Operates at the level of integrating multiple systems, services, processes, and interfaces within a Major Systems

  • Acquisitions across organizational and agency boundaries.

  • Guides Mid-level and Junior-level system engineers performing requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies.

  • Conducts Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Course of Actions (CoAs), Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.


  • 12 years of experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, PPBES Process or system engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture/Cloud environments.

  • Experience with and strong understanding of systems engineering lifecycle.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current NSG/ASG and NRO enterprises.

  • Experience with Agile development processes and tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence)


  • Experience engineering solutions using Cloud Based Technology such as: Service Orientated Architecture (SOA), On demand self-service, Broad network access, Resource pooling, Rapid elasticity, Measured Service, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

  • Experience engineering solutions using structured and unstructured Big Data.

  • Experience engineering solutions using Automation, Augmentation and Artificial Intelligence technologies.

  • Experience in Geospatial-Intelligence Analysis systems, tools and processes. eg. NGA analyst workflow and reporting methods.

  • Experience coordinating, and strong communication skills, between customers, developers, users and/or other teams.

  • Familiarity with development and integration of metadata catalogs and collections orchestration.

  • Familiarity with GEOINT reporting systems as a developer or user is a plus.

  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.

  • Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages.

  • Working knowledge of Software Development Frameworks.

  • INCOSE Certified System Engineering Professional (CSEP) certification.

  • Documented work experience in the field of geospatial intelligence.

  • Licensure as a professional engineer.

  • Demonstrated expertise in photogrammetry, remote sensing, image science, information sciences, geographic information systems, geomatics, or related fields.

Education and Experience:

  • 12 to 18 years experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Systems Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or 12 years of experience as a Systems Engineer may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Security Clearance:

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly

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