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GEOINT Electro-Optical/Infra-Red Processing Systems Engineer – TS/SCI, Chantilly, Virginia

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Chantilly, Virginia

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GEOINT Electro-Optical/Infra-Red Processing System Engineer – TS/SCI

KBR is looking for a GEOINT Electro-Optical (EO)/Infra-Red (IR) Processing Systems Engineer to support one of our customers in Chantilly, VA The candidate will perform engineering and acquisition activities as a technical member of a dynamic systems engineering team supporting the Customer Ground Enterprise Directorate.  The candidate will provide Systems Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) support for the acquisition, development, deployment and sustainment of ground-based systems supporting the US Intelligence Community (IC). The Candidate will work as part of an integrated team including US Government employees, US Military, Federally Funded Research & Development Contract (FFRDC) and other SETA contractors.  The candidate will have daily interaction with the customer and support contractors and will learn and execute customer standards and processes.  This position demands a candidate that has experience working across Geo-Spatial Intelligence (GEOINT), and specifically, Electro-Optical (EO) and Infra-Red (IR) programs and systems.  This is a challenging and rewarding work environment in which you will be immersed in the relentless pursuit of improved system performance and mission success fielding the world’s premier ground intelligence systems.   

Responsibilities include:

Support technical and programmatic interchanges, identify and resolve issues; provide engineering advice and insight to the customer team in order to effectively develop, integrate, test and deploy intelligence mission processing systems with a specific focus on EO/IR

Oversee development contractor teams by assessing cost, schedule and system performance through the program life-cycle with special emphasis on rapid insertion of capabilities into the operations domain

Provide major system acquisition expertise in support of future acquisition architectures, trade studies and the development of an acquisition strategy and all supporting documentation to provide new capabilities to the warfighter

Apply Scaled Agile Frameworks for Enterprise (SAFE) software development, integration, test and deployment concepts and processes in collaboration with the development contractor teams and associate US Government entities and mission stakeholders

Required Qualifications:

B.S. in Sciences, Technology, Engineering, or Business Management with 10+ years if applicable technical experience

Demonstrated proficiency in managing technical, cost and performance aspects of large-scale programs

Proficiency with Electro-Optical CONOPS, applications, processing and dissemination activities

Understanding of the applicability of EO phenomenology toward solving national intelligence challenges

Knowledge of IC and DoD acquisition roles, processes and program management

Working knowledge with MS Office application suite

Experience in Agile (preferably SAFE) software development

Experience with classic Waterfall Systems Engineering

Strong written and oral communication skills

Minimum two years of experience supporting system architecture, design or development in an AWS-type cloud computing and storage environment

Desired Qualifications:

Advanced STEM Degree

Experience with IC and/or Department of Defense (DoD) space and ground architectures

Experience in engineering and acquisition of complex space and ground NTM systems

Knowledge of cloud-computing, cloud-hosting technologies and business-case performance analysis including DevOPS, DevSecOps, etc.

Familiarity with emerging IT and Cloud deployment and sustainment trends

Working knowledge of Agile metrics, team management, backlog grooming and prioritization, performance tradeoffs

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification

Security Clearance Requirements: ACTIVE TS/SCI with CI Poly

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBKBR-R2050148 2023.05.23

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