Systems Engineer: KMI Requirements Analyst
The Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) requirements analyst will work closely with subject matter experts to gather, document, analyze, and manage operational and functional requirements. The KMI requirements analyst will provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design and technology to include Incorporating new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations. The KMI requirements analyst will have ultimate responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility and communicate effectively with other program personnel, government overseers and senior executives.
Must already possess a TS/SCI clearance w/Poly.
Prior requirements experience is a must.
Knowledge of key management, the Key Management Infrastructure program, the JCIDS process and associated documents would be very beneficial in this position.
Qualified candidates must also have the ability to: Remain flexible while working in a fast-paced, high-visibility office; Lead a team to accomplish program goals; Work independently and as part of a team; and Prioritize work tasks.
Candidates should be a proactive, detail-oriented self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
- Analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.
- Analyze system requirements and lead design and development activities.
- Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches and conduct feasibility studies.
- Develop technical documentation including system architecture and system design documentation.
- Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.
- Interact with Government regarding systems engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.
- Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing and testing of all components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation.
- Conduct systems reviews
- Develop concepts of operation and interface standards, develop system architectures and
- Perform technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis.
- Conduct and/or approves end-to-end system trade analyses to optimize system operations over its lifecycle through the proper balance of non-functional system performance areas.
- Improve standard integration strategies based upon rationale for previous decisions that resulted in improved integration performance.
- Fully define interfaces in terms of origination, destination, stimulus and data characteristics for software; and electrical and mechanical characteristics for hardware.
- Use validated models, simulations and prototyping to mitigate risk and reduce cost of system development.
- Develop alternative courses of action, workarounds and fall-back positions with a recommended course of action for each risk and monitor and re-evaluate risks at appropriate milestones.
- Monitor risks using earned value management (EVM) data.
- Ensure effective, periodic review and control of the evolving configuration of a system, both hardware and software components and associated documentation, during the life of a system.