Senior Systems Engineer (Tactical Liaison)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ123773

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on TS/SCI level cleared Senior Systems Engineer (Tactical Liaison) joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.

In this role, a typical day will include:

Senior Systems Engineer will provide technical support for the engineering and integration of systems and capabilities in NGA's Enterprise architecture and serve as a liaison between NGA's Warfighter Support Division (NGA/TEX) and NGA support teams supporting various combatant and component commands (CENTCOM, SOCOM, AFSOC, MARSOC).  

The Senior Systems Engineer will directly support our government customer as a liaison in the communication, strategic planning, and integration of tactical solutions to meet expeditionary requirements of various NGA support teams and combatant and component commands (CENTCOM, SOCOM, AFSOC, MARSOC).   This position is located in Springfield, Virginia (NGA East Campus, GDIT Patriot Ridge).    Candidate responsibilities will include: 

•Working directly with the Warfighter Support Office (NGA/TEX) in the assessment of technical capabilities that align with NGA's operational and strategic plans. 

•Identify areas of gaps and inefficiencies, provide specific inputs and recommendations, and work hand-in-hand with the government customer to obtain support and authorization for delivering solutions.

•Assess requirements changes and their impacts to NGA's Enterprise architecture.

•Analyze existing SE processes and provide guidance and leadership to implement more systematic and rigorous processes to support the management of change, both within and external to the program. 

•Works with other Intelligence Community agencies to communicate project schedules and ensure all outside agency dependencies are accounted for and requirements met. 

•Provide technical training on tactical capabilities (Artemis) and engage and various user teams on integrating those capabilities into their daily workflows.

The candidate will be required to exhibit good technical, communication and customer support skills:

•Knowledge of communications, imagery delivery systems, GEOINT cataloging, discovery, and retrieval methods as well as Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) systems. 

•Knowledge and/or experience supporting special operations and tactical operations. 

•Knowledge and/or experience with GEOINT data, applications, systems, analysis.

•Knowledge and/or experience with transport/communications supporting the tactical edge.

•Knowledge and/or experience with tactical ISR unmanned aerial systems. 

•Experience in working with intelligence analysts to propose, design, develop, and implement software solutions to improve their daily workflows.  

•Must be able to effectively communicate across various agencies (NGA, DIA), combatant and component commands (CENTCOM, SOCOM, AFSOC, MARSOC), and external contractor teams.  Must be able to brief senior-level managers and organizations. 

•Has a historical understanding of NGA, CENTCOM, and SOCOM programs, capabilities and strategic requirements. 

•Must possess excellent time management skills and the ability to work unsupervised or with a small team. 

•Must be able to manage priorities across multiple projects.

•Must be able to work within tight schedule times while delivering high quality products to the customer.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.