Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Title: Systems Engineer

 

Job Location: Lexington, MA

 

Overview: Abacus Technology is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide technical support for the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate at Hanscom AFB.  This is a full-time position.

 

Major Duties & Responsibilities: Perform work that applies a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of system engineering to the acquisition process.  Conduct reviews on program portfolio to evaluate and/or recommend alternative plans, improve systems engineering programs/processes, manage/sustain program technical baseline, and design/perform system level tests to assure that subsystems and system performance is achieved in accordance with approved specifications.  Perform program reviews to evaluate alternative proposed plans, systems engineering programs, design and test results to assure that subsystem and system performance is achieved in accordance with program specifications.  Prepare technical documents which define, specify, and recommend system/subsystem characteristics.  Prepare management reports and conduct technical presentations for planning, implementation and corrective action using application of engineering economy principles.  Perform validation of systems, including development of criteria and procedures.  Analyze and/or evaluate results of major engineering systems.  Provide system/program engineering, technical support and technical training to support programs/initiatives, including but not limited to: acquisition, development, integration, sustainment, continued evolution, deployment/fielding and installation, and operations oversight.  Provide engineering support services and inputs to program and project risk management activities in compliance with Air Force SEAM processes. 

 

Qualifications: 4 years experience in systems engineering.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirements.  Thorough understanding of application software, operating systems, networks, storage platforms, and how they relate to system architecture.  Experience working on each stage of the system development life cycle from initiation through deployment/sustainment.  Demonstrated proficiency with process modeling and developing workflow diagrams.  Able to elicit and interpret requirements and translate to technical specifications/system design following best practices and design patterns.  Capable of performing: problem/gap definition, trade space analysis, science and technology roadmap analysis, “Set based design” for concept development, Multi-Objective Decision Analysis (MODA) and cost versus capability trade off analysis.  Able to communicate with management, technical staff, and end users in a clear and professional manner.  Experience with engineering practices, techniques, and standards.  Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to develop and present technical presentations.  Able to represent complex data in diagrams or through other techniques that communicate precise information to both business and technical staff.  Proven ability to understand the strategic and tactical approach to projects and handle multiple projects concurrently.  Must be a US citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.

 

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Lexington, Massachusetts

Abacus Technology was established in 1983 as an independently owned and operated minority business enterprise. Abacus Technology is a successful 8(a) Program graduate, with a 25+ year history of outstanding project performance on large, task order type contracts. Our reputation for producing and delivering value-added products and services on time and within budget is widely recognized throughout government and industry.

Abacus Technology has a broad range of government and commercial expertise in Network Solutions, Information Assurance, Software Development, Program Management Office Support, Physical Security, and special studies. We are a Microsoft Gold Certified Provider, and operate a test-bed to simulate our clients' network environments and troubleshoot application software and system installation problems prior to delivery. Many of our employees hold engineering and management certifications and meet eligibility requirements for classified contracts.

Abacus Technology has numerous contracts with the federal government and we are always looking for those veterans seeking to continue their service to our country, but in a new capacity.  Do not delay, submit your resume today and join one of our numerous cyber teams.

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