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Satellite Ground Data Storage Engineer - (SDA) (Top Secret) - DODF4

Company: E3 Federal Solutions
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more.Join us in our fast-paced support to the Space Development Agency (SDA)! Since SDA's standup just 3 years ago, it has become known as the Department of Defense's "constructive disruptor". SDA is achieving space acquisitions at a pace never seen within the government. Just recently, the SDA announced it's $1.8B award to three satellite vendors including York Space Systems, Lockheed Martin Space and Northrop Grumman Space Systems for its 126 optically interconnected space vehicles for its Tranche 1 Transport Layer mission. SDA's Transport Layer provides assured, resilient, low-latency military data and connectivity worldwide to the full range of warfighter platforms. SDA will soon award its Operations and Integration contract which will deliver Operations Centers and Ground Entry Points to control its the satellite mesh network and its Tranche 1 Tracking Layer Contract which will deliver Optical Sensor satellites. Each of these systems will be interconnected and require a significant systems engineering effort.Avantus has an immediate opening for mid to senior level satellite to ground data storage expert to serve as the SDA's Tranche 1 satellite to ground data storage subject matter expert. The candidate will provide technical expertise to government program managers across multiple satellite vendor designs. The candidate will review designs, test procedures and provide feedback and recommendations to ensure individual satellites will meet SDA's architecture needs. The candidate will use their experience in data storage designs to ensure the system will meet requirements. The SDA will incorporate both cloud and local storage techniques to meet mission requirements. Avantus seeks a perceptive, creative leader with the ability to successfully solve challenging problems. The applicant must be confident and have a knack to digest complex ideas to determine the feasibility of success.+ Apply data storage expertise to evaluate and establish data storage requirements for the SDA's future space architecture+ Ensure storage designs meet system requirements+ Help establish a new data storage center for the SDA's satellite architecture+ Support the SDA's Tranche 1 Program Management and Systems Engineering team+ Responsible for providing subject matter expertise data storage procedures and processes for and integrated system + Review engineering documents and provide SME support + Provide technical advice/input to customer's System Program Director that lays the strategic foundation for critical, national capability and customer's future initiatives+ Resolve highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program+ Support working groups, both internal and with customers and/or vendors+ Assess the software impacts of new hardware, conops, and missions+ Supporting requirements management and analysis, interface management, architecture development and test and evaluation processes+ Incorporate Joint Warfighter, Mission Partners and internal SDA team's feedback and input on product strategy and identify the best path to improve efficiencies+ Collect and analyze feedback from end-users, stakeholders and other teams to shape processes+ Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or relevant technical discipline + Minimum of 8 years' experience in cloud and local data storage solutions+ Top Secret Clearance Required; Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance; #Avantusclearedjob+ Telework is acceptable from these locations: DC Metro, Colorado Springs, CO; Huntsville, AL; Los Angeles, CA; Melbourne, FL+ Prior experience designing and building data storage solutions + Experience in gathering/evaluating requirements and providing technical planning and documentation to meet system needs+ Agile framework familiarity + Organizational and leadership abilities+ Excellent communication skills+ Problem-solving aptitude+ Creative thinking skills+ Ability to work in fast paced environment with excellent oral and written communication skills.+ The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption+ Masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or relevant technical discipline + 12 years' experience in cloud and local data storage solutions+ Agile framework experience including use of Jira/Confluence + Experience DoD and or IC customers+ Recent experience with space systems+ Active TS/SCI clearanceAvantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.Req #: 2022-8042 External Company URL: Telecommute: Yes

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