Eagle Ray, Inc.

  • System Engineer

    Job Location US-DC-Washington, DC
    ID
    2018-2744
    Security Clearance
    Secret
  • Overview

    Eagle Ray is looking for a System Engineer to assist with the mission of Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP)/Air and Marine Operations (AMO). DHS/CBP/AMO’s mission is to protect the American people and the Nation’s critical infrastructure. This is accomplished through the coordinated use of integrated air and marine forces to detect, interdict, and prevent acts of terrorism and the unlawful movement of people, illegal drugs and other contraband toward or across the borders of the United States.
    Domain Awareness (DA) is a critical core capability that enables the DHS mission. It is the effective understanding of the environment and information associated with the various domains (air, land, and maritime) that could adversely affect safety, security, the economy, or the environment. AMO employs advanced sensor systems to contribute to domain awareness.
    Domain Awareness Standards and Analysis (DASA) provides funding and oversight of persistent wide area surveillance systems that enhance DA; better enable CBP/AMO to plan effectively; and allow appropriate responses to threats in the Nation’s border regions and approaches. DASA sets the standards of performance for long-range air surveillance systems, which enhance detection and interdiction capabilities for the border security zones.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide insight and technical leadership for analyzing technical issues, planning, organizing, documenting, and directing all activities associated with assigned projects. 
    • Be responsible for planning and executing system tests, evaluations, and/or characterizations including determination of test procedures, test limits, and instrumentation. 
    • Evaluate contractors' technical proposals. Assembles and integrates the technical portions of proposals and system plans, utilizing inputs from other engineering specialists. 
    • Assess the technical suitability of candidate systems where specifications do not exist or are inadequate. 
    • Represent the organization in collaboration with other organizations, including functional counterparts, DHS Science & Technology (S&T), other federal agencies, industry partners and academia. 
    • Evaluate and interpret results from statistical analysis tools and coverage analysis programs. 
    • Utilize the latest MATLAB and GIS software, desktop technology, conferencing technology, and Microsoft Office or comparable software to execute daily work functions. 
    • Prepare and conduct unclassified/classified briefings/presentations. 
    • Produce properly formatted products free of grammatical errors. 
    • Perform other related systems engineering tasks as directed in support of the program. 

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Active Secret Clearance
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 3-10 yrs. exp.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills. 
    • Strong problem-solving skills. 
    • Ability to interact with personnel from various backgrounds and personalities. 
    • Use of the latest MATLAB and GIS software desktop technology, conferencing technology, and Microsoft Office or comparable software to execute daily work functions. 
    • Capture and translate mission and customer functional, performance, and support requirements; allocate requirements to systems architecture components; oversee development; and test and validate systems and/or services.
    • Resolve action items received through team activities, stakeholder engagements, engineering forums, and readiness reviews.
    • Capture program performance, production, and quality reports and metrics.
    • Ability to serve as end-to-end Project Engineer or Team Leader for complex and highly advanced surveillance systems, if requested.  
    Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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