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14668: Systems Engineer
Location:Virginia, Ft. Belvoir
Clearance:Secret
  
Description:

Enlighten IT Consulting, a MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) company, is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to support the acquisition of mission critical and mission support data sets from across the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN). The preferred candidate will have a background in supporting Army ERP, Army network, Army Materiel, and Army Troop and Equipment related data sets within military spaces, as either an analyst, engineer, architect, or developer. The team is open to support from a candidate with a background previously supporting the other DoD Services.

Worked with big data systems, complex structured and unstructured data sets, and have supported government data acquisition, analysis, and/or sharing efforts in the past. To excel in the position, the candidate shall have a strong attention to detail, be able to understand technical complexities, the political nature of the data sharing discussions (PII, Classification, etc.), and the willingness to learn and adapt to the situation. The candidate will be relied upon for sound advice in completing MOUs, MOAs, engineering request forms, and other government data sharing information.

The candidate will regularly work independently and as part of a large team to accomplish the client’s objectives and will need to regularly brief to senior leadership progress related to the objectives. Data will come from the field in txt, csv, XML/ STIX, HTML, xlsx, PDF, jpg, json/nSTIX, docx, and other formats. The architect will work closely with software developers to build data parsers, normalize the data, and build data transport tools. In addition, the architect will fill out engineering documentation and support the network/engineering efforts to enable the data flows.  

Requirements:

Security Clearance:

  • A current Secret level government clearance.  All candidates could be process for a higher level clearance that requires a background investigation and polygraph and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in technology field
  • 5+ years of professional experience, minimum of which 3 years were in a Government/ Military/ Contractor role
  • Prior experience working with big data systems, complex structured and unstructured data sets, and have supported government data acquisition, analysis, and/or sharing efforts.
  • Prior experience developing architecture diagrams and development implementation strategies to automate data transfers from legacy systems to a new customer system.
  • Proficient understanding and usage of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner to diverse audiences

Desired Skills:

  • A background in supporting Army ERP, Army network, Army Materiel, and Army Troop and Equipment related data sets within military spaces, as either an analyst, engineer, architect, or developer.
  • Have at least an entry level software development background and demonstrated experience in writing data collection and transportation tools in support of data collection efforts.
  • The candidate may need to write data collection scripts (Python)
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