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Sequoia Strategies & Solutions


Location: Ft. Meade, MD
Date Posted: 08-25-2017
Security Requirements:        US Citizen and Current Top Secret SCI Clearance w/Full-Scope Polygraph
Job Description:

This position supports CNO Mission Plans, Programs, and Performance Integration, providing systems engineering expertise to CNO Capability Management. At the direction of CNO Management, the contractor shall manage, oversee, and execute all aspects of the following tasks:
  • Contribute to formulating and capturing end-to-end requirements and recommend alternative technical approaches
  • Leverage CNO capabilities to obtain network configurations and discover targets
  • Develop actionable target knowledge through mining of SIGINT data repositories and end-point capabilities
  • Study and analyze network/computer metadata to reconstruct computer networks
  • Assist in the formulation of operating plans used to guide the exploitation and collection operations
  • Attend operations to gain situational awareness of the target network, assist the CNO Operator with target knowledge and expertise, and help guide the retrieval of valuable data used for intelligence reporting or future operational planning purposes
  • Develop and employ expertise with various CNO capabilities, methodologies, and dataflow to include appropriate toolsets and their associated functions, limitations, and applications. Provide mission-focused, analyst/end use perspective in feedback with regards to the tools and tradecraft
  • Perform functional requirements analysis and allocation, including disposition of requirements to low-level functions, allocation of performance and other limiting requirements to all functional levels, definition of internal and external functional interfaces, and definition and integration of a functional architecture.
  • Propose and provide the methodology, processes, tools, and resources to be used to define, account for, model, track, implement, and support system design and technical requirements 
  • Provide systems engineering and other technical services to CNO cross-organizational leads SEs
  • Perform requirements process activities in support of the overall CNO organization, utilizing multiple systems including Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, ServiceNow, and CA Clarity PPM (PLAN-IT)
  • Report metrics and perform trend analysis on submitted development requirements
  • Coordinate cross-organizational activities and team with other SEs to ensure that systems are designed and developed according to documented user stories, use cases, and accepted criteria
  • Provide Enterprise-level SE services, participating in the development of systems engineering documents and working requirements, user stories, use cases, designs, interfaces, and test procedures
  • Coordinate resolution of action items from meetings and reviews that require cross-discipline or cross-organizational interaction
  • Develop, define, and document operational and maintenance concepts, leading to the development of system requirements and specifications
  • Develop system specifications and design plans across the NSA Enterprise
  • Provide systems and subsystem engineering services to planning, integration, and installation activities
  • Propose and provide the methodology, processes, tools, and resources to be used to define, account for, model, partition, track, implement, and support system design and technical performance requirements
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering (Communications, Computer, or Electrical), Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or similar degree and meets the experience requirements, or equivalent documented combination of training and experience
    • BS plus a minimum of 20 years of systems engineering experience
    • MS plus a minimum of 18 years of systems engineering experience
    • No degree in above categories plus a minimum of 24 years of systems engineering experience 
Qualified systems engineers must have proven experience in the following:
  • Producing systems engineering documentation to support system development and deployment
  • Familiarity with agile development processes
  • Compliance certification process for deployment to the production environment
  • Familiarity with the NSA Enterprise Architecture
  • Knowledge of CNO infrastructure and critical systems 
  • Familiarity with CNO operational environment
  • Effective communications with project developers, program managers, operators, analysts, and other systems engineers
  • Familiarity with the MACHINESHOP environment (desired)
Contact:  Interested candidates please forward your resume to Sequoia Strategies & Solutions, LLC via email or via fax to 1-888-439-2533. Please be sure to include Job Requisition Number:  082517-1-CNO-CECO-SE6 in Subject Line of email or fax.
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