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Posted: Wed Dec 27 2023

Systems Engineer Lead - Patuxent River, MD

Patuxent River, Maryland

Direct Hire

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Systems Engineer Lead in Patuxent River, MD. This is a direct role, 20% - 50% onsite role with our client.

Overview of YOUR role as a Systems Engineer Lead:
The Systems Engineering IPT is responsible for the following capabilities/services:
  • •    Managing and maintaining the PMOs GOTS software solution. This software solution:
    • o    Provides a web-based enterprise platform enabling warfighters access to technical publications and maintenance data from authoritative data sources, globally.
    • o    Provides data transport management services for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).
  • •    Supporting an integrated data environment for Naval Aviation (ashore and afloat), Naval Sea Systems, Marine Corps, and Army Ground and Aviation programs/stakeholders.
  • •    Managing the development and maintenance of customized Weapons System Websites (WSWS) and system health monitoring dashboards for mission partners.
  • •    Providing customer onboarding and data content management support.

 As a Systems Engineer Lead YOU will:
  • •    Research emerging technologies and provide process improvement suggestions to benefit the government on such issues as requirements, help desk tickets, content management, document administration, etc.
  • •    Provide input on how to make the JTDI system easier to manage by suggesting new capabilities on the portal and in the software suite.
  • •    Participate in code reviews for all software products to note quality issues as well as information assurance problems.
  • •    Engage contractors in detailed development discussions, provide feedback, and participate in design reviews for all software products.
  • •    Review deliverables and provide input as requested for SE documents (SEP, TEMP, OCMP, Requirements Management, etc.).
  • •    Suggest and maintain metrics for tracking efficiency in SE processes (as needed).
  • •    Assist with the execution of customer requirements supporting sustainment activities.
  • •    Generate weekly status reports.
  • •    Review and dis/approve Engineering Change Requests and Proposals (ECRs and ECPs), as needed.
  • •    Assist with planning and reviewing project schedules.
  • •    Assess project performance, efficiencies, productivity, and lessons learned.
  • •    Generate and review trouble tickets and customer needs forms, as required.
  • •    Work closely with all IPTs and contractor support within the program to ensure project execution and assist in the resolution of issues.
  • •    Communicate potential risks and issues with the PMO. 
  • •    Support overall Program activities by contributing inputs and changes to project statuses, schedules, processes, and data-calls.
  • •    Participate in Technical Exchange Meetings, customer/systems integration planning, requirements gathering discussions, and other Program/System events, as required.
  • •    Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by leadership.

YOU are the ideal Systems Engineer candidate if you have:
  • •    BS/BA in IT or related field 
  • •    Minimum 5 years’ experience in the following areas'
  •           o     software projects and Government off-the-shelf (GOTS) products
  •           o    software testing, development, and integration
  •           o    project management
  •           o    Cybersecurity authorizations and principles
  • •    Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • •    Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for secret clearance. 
  • •    U.S. citizenship 

It’s a BONUS if you have:
  • •    Security+ or OS certifications strongly desired
  • •    DOD experience
  • •    Current government secret security clearance  

Physical Requirements:  
This job operates in a professional office environment.   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • •    Flexibility related to work hours as project demands arise.
  • •    Occasionally required to move 5 – 15 pounds.
  • •    Must be able to remain in a stationary computer position for extended periods of time.
  • •    Must be able to use hands and fingers to type.
  • •    Must be able to reach with hands and arms for using a computer.

Travel Requirements:
Some travel may be required, up to 10% of the time.  The travel may be local or national and may be by car, rail, or air.  

About Our Client
Our client is a global engineering, management, and development firm. Their main objective is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything to do. Our client relentlessly focuses on excellence and digital innovation while transforming their client’s businesses and our communities.

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits' top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information, or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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