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Expert Functional Specialist - NTM

Company: Perspecta
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Business Group Highlights

Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Responsibilities

Functional Specialist/Advisor (Expert-Level)

 

Overall Assignment Description:

Provides expertise, guidance, consultation, facilitation, and thought leadership to the client and/or project team based on specialized in-depth expertise in such fields as: engineering and technology; policy and administration; planning; analysis; training and development; facilities; communications; visual design; human capital; business; and management. Ensures that quality is an integral part of the development, design and manufacture of products or services. Monitors requirements through test and measurement activities; manages/leads quality assurance activities.

Duties may include:

  • Proactively gather information, or initiate Technical Exchange Meetings with stakeholders or POCs, required to resolve unknowns or complete assigned tasking.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine approach and feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan computer specifications and layouts, and peripheral equipment modifications.
  • Provide analysis findings as reports, matrices, graphs, or presentations.
  • Review existing programs and assist in making refinements, reducing operating time, and improve current techniques.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Obtain and evaluate information on factors such as reporting formats required, costs, and security needs to determine hardware configuration.
  • Estimate software development costs and schedule.
  • Consult with customers about software system design and maintenance.
  • Consult with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer problems.
  • Confer with data processing and project managers to obtain information on limitations and capabilities for data processing projects.
  • Prepare reports and correspondence concerning project specifications, activities and status.
  • Evaluate factors such as reporting formats required, cost constraints, and need for security restrictions to determine hardware configuration.

Qualifications

Skills and Experience:

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Image Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, or other related degree program, or related equivalent additional experience.
  • Demonstrated experience providing guidance and direction in high technology programs.
  • 18+ years of experience in guidance, consultation, facilitation, and thought leadership to the client and/or project team based on specialized in-depth expertise in such fields as:
    • engineering and technology
    • policy and administration
    • program management
    • planning
    • analysis
    • training and development
    • facilities
    • communications
    • visual design
    • human capital
    • business
  • Current knowledge of NGA and NRO architecture, programs, mission, tools, services, and the interaction between the two.
  • Understanding of NTM data and products.
  • Understanding of agile (SAFe) development and methodologies.
  • Able to work across both NGA and NRO agencies.
  • Able to work with personnel at all levels of the organization.

 Desired:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Image Science, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, or other related degree program.
  • Expert-level experience in engineering, design and analysis of IT or related systems experience in all phases of design, development, analysis and documentation, and development of standards and guidelines for tasks being performed.
  • Expert-level experience working with DoD/IC Acquisition Process or PPBES.
  • Experience with Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, or Image Science.
  • Working knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages.
  • Previous NGA and/or NSG/ASG program/project work experience.
  • Previous IC or DoD program/project work experience.
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies.
  • Experience with:
    • Project Management software (Project, Primavera)
    • Financial tracking software
    • Customer relationship management CRM software.
    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds.  Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
 
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
 
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

 

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

 

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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