Systems Engineering Lead

Rockville, MD / San Antonio, TX / Seattle, WA / Springfield, IL / Stafford, VA / St. Louis, MO / Tampa, FL
Information Technology /
Full Time Hybrid /
Systems Engineering Lead
Employment Type: Full Time, Mid-level
Department: Information Technology

CGS is seeking a Systems Engineering Lead tasked with overseeing the design and implementation of processes for the effective planning, design, integration, delivery, and sustainment of solution components, to achieve the mission. 

CGS brings motivated, highly skilled, and creative people together to solve the government’s most dynamic problems with cutting-edge technology. To carry out our mission, we are seeking candidates who are excited to contribute to government innovation, appreciate collaboration, and can anticipate the needs of others. Here at CGS, we offer an environment in which our employees feel supported, and we encourage professional growth through various learning opportunities.

Skills and attributes for success:
-Ability to integrate people, processes, and tools to result in a system that optimally satisfies requirements, within defined constraints 
-Ability to oversee the design and implementation of processes for the effective planning, design, integration, delivery, and sustainment of solution components
-Ability to oversee a team of 8-10 individuals, responsible for requirements management, product planning, agile process management, configuration management, and research and development in a matrixed, agile environment 
-Ability to proactively seek ways to define and improve processes to align and optimize resources across functional areas 
-Ability to work closely with a Development Lead and Operations Lead to optimize DevOps processes within the broader systems engineering context 
-Ability to coach teams toward optimizing the development, delivery, and operations of our solution 
-Have a deep understanding of technology and be capable of building proofs of concept to demonstrate functionality along with supporting technical documentation 
-Motivation to explore problems to find creative solutions and grow existing skillsets 
-Dynamic, energetic, and engaging technical leader who loves a challenge! 

-Must be a US Citizen.
-Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. 
-At least 10 years of experience managing the design, build, implementation, and operation of complex enterprise technology solutions for federal customers. 
-At least 5 years of experience driving large-scale development efforts in an agile environment.
-Experience prescribing and implementing DevOps processes, methodologies, and tools in a Cloud environment. 
-Demonstrated ability to prescribe, implement, and refine processes to optimize the delivery and operation of Technology Solutions. 
-Demonstrated ability to effectively manage, mentor, and coach resources to achieve common objectives.
-At least four years of experience serving as a lead requirements manager of a large-scale development contract tasked with the ingestion of customer requirements on projects of similar size, scope, and complexity. 
-At least 5 years experience with software development concepts (i.e. scripting, encapsulation) and best practices.
-At least 5 years experience with programming languages that include, but are not limited to Python, Java, HTML, CSS, and markdown. 
-At least 5 years experience with data modeling concepts in relationship and non-relational data stores (i.e. normalization, inheritance, relationships).
-At least 5 years experience with building application integrations using standard REST API interfaces or custom interfaces. 
-Familiarity with the .gov Cyber Mission space and legal constraints applicable to civilian Government Agencies (e.g. SecOps, FISMA, FIPS, etc.).

Ideally, you will also have:
-Experience as a Technical Lead for enterprise-wide software development/ COTS integration programs. 
-Experience as a software developer for enterprise-class systems comprised of multiple applications.
-Experience with containerized solutions. 
-Experience producing technical documentation to communicate standard operating procedures and detailed analysis.
-Experience coordinating work in an Agile environment, esp. using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
-Experience with code repositories, esp. Git/ GitHub. 
-Experience with ALM tools, esp. Jira.
-Experience with 'big data' platforms esp. Elasticsearch. 
-Experience with tools in both Linux and Windows environments.
-Understand current cyder exploits, attack methodology, and detection techniques using a wide variety of security products including COTS and open source.
-SAFe Certification.

Our Commitment:
Contact Government Services (CGS) strives to simplify and enhance government bureaucracy through the optimization of human, technical, and financial resources. We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class personnel to deliver customized solutions that fit our client’s specific needs. We are committed to solving the most challenging and dynamic problems.

For the past seven years, we’ve been growing our government-contracting portfolio, and along the way, we’ve created valuable partnerships by demonstrating a commitment to honesty, professionalism, and quality work.

Here at CGS we value honesty through hard work and self-awareness, professionalism in all we do, and to deliver the best quality to our consumers mending those relations for years to come.

We care about our employees. Therefore, we offer a comprehensive benefits package.
-Health, Dental, and Vision
-Life Insurance
-Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)
-Paid Time Off and Observance of State/Federal Holidays

Contact Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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