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Software Engineering Services (SES) is always looking for professionals to join our diverse team! We are a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and our corporate culture is one of innovation, inclusion and pride. Valuing our employees in something we take seriously and is apparent in our comprehensive benefits and compensation package. SES supports clients across industries and we have a variety of exciting opportunities.

Software Engineering Services (SES) is searching for a few dynamic candidates for our projects in various areas (Colorado Springs, CO; Bellevue, NE and San Antonio, TX. We pay sign on bonuses and relocation (when applicable)!! Positions require US Citizenship and a Secret or TS/SCI Clearance. Our goals are to maintain technical expertise providing state-of-the art solutions that consistently exceed customer expectations. Show accountability in all engagements as a company with character and morale. If you or anyone you know might be qualified and interested, please let us know (we pay referral fees). We look forward to hearing from you.

ITCC II Sr. Windows System Engineer

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     TS with SCI eligibility
Project or Contract Name:     ITCC II
Location (address):     Bellevue, NE at USSTRATCOM




Functional Responsibilities:

Perform requirements analysis, functional analysis, systems design, and implementation of USSTRATCOM’s Windows Server and Virtualization requirements. Builds hardware and software technical solutions based on submitted requirements documents and customer interviews.

Perform the following tasks:

  • Requirements analysis, functional analysis, and synthesis of USSTRATCOM’s Windows systems requirements.
  • Builds hardware and software technical solutions based on requirements gathering interviews with the customer and submitted requirements documents.
  • Develops project definitions and engineering estimates to include cost estimates and cost benefit analyses.
  • Manages/performs implementation for technical solutions built.
  • Owns the systems they implement and provides response to Gov’t questions/concerns with regard to these systems.
  • Provide inputs on technical refresh and life cycle planning for assigned systems.
  • Participate in all phases of the development life cycle with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing and acceptance phases.
  • Designs and prepares technical reports and related documentation, and makes charts and graphs to record results.
  • Prepares briefings and updates on project/task status.
  • Prepares purchase requests and configuration management documentation. Attend meetings with the Government.
  • Build Windows servers: ensure security requirements are met, test servers/systems/software/hardware, and integrate/install them into the production environment.
  • Build Virtualized Environments: ensure security requirements are met, test servers/systems/software/hardware, and integrate/install virtualized servers and clients into the production environment.
  • Ensures all necessary documentation to operate and maintain the equipment and/or software is provided to the Service Delivery team.
  • Performs performance monitoring and provides documentation of issues and recommendations to Service Delivery team.

Additional Experience

  • Working understanding of: system engineering processes
  • Windows 2012_R2 Server or later, SharePoint 2013 or later
  • Active Directory Structure - Group Policy Objects, Group assignment, and system reservations
  • System integration (hardware, software, network, and database).
  • Knowledgeable of system security, operation, performance, and system effectiveness
  • Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)
  • Knowledge of virtualization solutions, best practices, and enterprise management of virtual environments
  • Understanding of server, storage, and network infrastructure from both a design and engineering perspective as related to virtualization
  • MS Project; Visio

SMORS Electrical Engineer – Journeyman

% Travel:     10% travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     COSP1




Primary responsibilities:

  • Participate on a design and development engineering team for major system modernization activities.
  • Provide engineering support to depot level maintenance actions on PARCS radar system.
  • Perform periodic and corrective actions on PARCS radars systems IAW with Air Force Technical Order and Depot Level procedures.
  • Provide engineering support for preventative maintenance actions on assigned radars IAW with Air Force Technical Order and Depot Level procedures.
  • Work within an Integrated Product Team to restore critical radar functionality.
  • Support electrical and RF modifications to existing system infrastructure.
  • Participate with Requirements development, including decomposition, allocation, and provide recommended verification/validation methods.
  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses.
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into systems solutions that acknowledge technical constraints.
  • Performs functional analysis, detailed studies, interface definition to translate system requirements into subsystem specifications.
  • Develop associated product lists, drawings, architectural views, models, and system documentation; documentation development plan.
  • Utilizing a variety of tools to support engineering activities, routine maintenance corrective actions, hardware-related emergency/urgent maintenance and respond to anomalies.
  • Validate serviceability of hardware and software at contractor and government facilities.
  • Supporting the integration, installation, test and documentation of new and/or modified capabilities into the system.
  • Providing leadership and mentoring in addition to being an individual performer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Design, modeling, and verification of electronic subsystem assemblies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Phased-array radar performance related to beam steering calculation & real-time digital control.46
  • Data processor to sensor I/O
  • Radar return formatting (data conditioning)
  • Component selection and modeling for performance prediction in the following areas: digital data processing, programmable logic devices, digital clocks, switching technology.
  • Typical Ethernet network design
  • Custom routing at OSI Layer 6
  • Extensive experience with radars and other MASINT systems
  • Experience in the following areas:- Design involving commercial devices such as PLD
  • High power electronics
  • Interface design and standards
  • PCB/PWB design and packaging
  • RF survivability design, analysis, and testing
  • Requirements tracking systems such as DOORS
  • Model Based Engineering
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD

SMORS Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     COSP1




Primary responsibilities:

  • Lead Stakeholder Requirements Definition activities.
  • Lead Requirements Analysis activities.
  • Lead the development of Requirements Engineering artifacts, such as stakeholder requirements specifications and system/software requirements specifications consistent with DOD Data Item Description guidance.
  • Architectural Design (i.e., architecture definition, analysis, and evaluation)
  • Verification / Validation
  • Support Requirements Management including Change Management and Measurement (i.e., planning and performing measurement of requirements).
  • Support the systems engineering team in implementing model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to capture radar controller behavior, structure, and interfaces.
  • Support the development of radar controller architectural views using the Systems Modeling Language (SysML).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: 9 Years with Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited college.
  • Experience performing requirements engineering activities.
  • Preparing for and presenting at milestone briefings (e.g., SRR, PDR, CDR).
  • Utilizing commercially available requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS).
  • Leading SE activities on a team, combining appropriate competencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Eliciting and validating stakeholder needs, expectations, and constraints.
  • Developing and maintaining system requirement specifications throughout the lifecycle
  • Supporting development of verification plans including definition of verification methods and acceptance criteria.
  • Managing requirements and assessing impacts of changes on the solution .
  • Translating stakeholder needs into a complete, consistent set of system technical requirements.
  • Specifying design attributes in support of specialty engineering needs (i.e., reliability, safety, security, human factors, etc.)
  • Identifying, defining and controlling system element interfaces
  • Determining data to be collected to assess system operational performance
  • Leveraging requirements analysis to inform system architectural design.
  • Establishing and monitoring system key performance parameters (KPPs) throughout the lifecycle.
  • Defining and analyzing system models to validate requirements completeness and consistency.
  • Reverse engineering and defining structure, interfaces, behavior, and requirements from legacy documentation.
  • Supporting validation testing to support customer certification and acceptance.
  • Analyzing phased array radar system performance related to beam steering calculation & real-time digital control.
  • Specifying requirements for, architecting, or verifying radar subsystem assemblies.
  • Modeling radar system functions (transmit, receive, waveform generation, beam steering, signal processing, etc.).
  • Defining requirements management plans, processes, and appropriate tools to control and monitor requirements elicitation and validation.
  • Supporting development of system operation, maintenance and support plans.
  • Familiar with the PARCS or BMEWS/PAVE PAWS radars.
  • Experience with the Systems Modeling Language (SysML).
  • Experience with commercially available architecting tools such as PTC Integrity Modeler, Cameo EA/MagicDraw, etc
  • Coordinating SE planning and execution across a complex system.
  • Mentoring new and experienced practitioners in requirements elicitation and management.
  • Preparing plans for managing SE activities as part of a wider project plan
  • Assisting with the measurement, assessment and reporting of SE tasks against plans
  • Assisting with the identification, assessment, and analysis of risks and deployment of mitigation activities

SMORS Systems Analyst

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     COSP1




Primary responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of existing specifications to identify system performance requirements.
  • Contribute to System Analysis activities, such as:
    • Mission thread and use case analyses to refine and validate identified requirements
    • Evaluate existing scenarios to identify gaps related to current scenario stimuli
    • Evaluate new threat information to map threat models to verification plans
    • Perform requirements analysis for simulation tool solution
  • Contribute to Verification activities, such as:
    • Develop verification plans for identified performance requirements to derive conditions for specifying new scenario stimuli
    • Identify verification methods for meeting scenario conditions
    • Specify criteria for validating new scenarios
  • Contribute to the development of Requirements Engineering artifacts,such as stakeholder requirements specifications and system/software requirements specifications consistent with DOD Data Item Description guidance.
  • Contribute to requirements engineering activities in support of Architectural Design.
  • Support Requirements Management including Change Management (i.e., Configuration Management, Information Management) and Measurement (i.e., planning and performing measurement of requirements).
  • Support the systems engineering team in implementing model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to analyze phased array radar system performance.
  • Contribute to preparation of technical briefings for senior leadership and Air Force customer stakeholders This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. May be filled at either a Principal Systems Engineer or Sr. Principal Systems Engineer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Systems Engineer: Education/Experience: 5 Years with Bachelors; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited college
  • Sr. Principal Systems Engineer: Education/Experience: 9 Years with Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD (STEM degree).
  • Contributing to the translation of stakeholder needs into a complete, consistent set of system technical requirements.
  • Developing use cases and modeling or simulating scenarios in both nominal and off-nominal conditions.
  • Utilizing modeling and simulation tools and techniques to represent a system.
  • Selecting and defining appropriate representations or analyses of a system
  • Utilizing appropriate system analysis techniques to derive information about the real system
  • Utilizing proven analytical methods to evaluate system performance against requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Contributing to the definition and analysis of system models to validate requirements completeness and consistency
  • Supporting development of verification plans including definition of verification methods and acceptance criteria
  • Determining data to be collected to assess system operational performance
  • Leveraging results of system analysis activities to inform system architectural design
  • Experience with commercially available modeling and analysis tools (e.g., MATLAB, Mathematica)
  • Analyzing phased array radar system performance in a missile warning or SSA operational context
  • Modeling radar system functions (transmit, receive, waveform generation, beam steering, signal processing, etc.)
  • Specifying requirements for, architecting, or verifying radar subsystem assemblies
  • Familiar with the PARCS or BMEWS/PAVE PAWS radar systems.
  • Eliciting and validating stakeholder needs, expectations, and constraints
  • Managing requirements and assessing impacts of changes on the solution
  • Establishing and monitoring system key performance parameters (KPPs)
  • Identifying, defining and controlling system element interfaces
  • Leveraging requirements analysis to inform system architectural design

SMORS BPP Systems Engineer

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     COSP1




Primary responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the principles of systems engineering across the system lifecycle in support of sustainment and modifications of Missile warning/Missile Defense (MW/MD) ground based radars
  • Support or Lead the review and analyses of existing technical documentation on MW/MD modifications for completeness and possible impacts to system sustainment as part of BMEWS/PAVE PAWS (BPP) ground based radar re-integration activities
  • Support the system modeling team in identifying planned system modification impacts resulting from documentation reviews and analyses
  • Support or Lead system requirements reviews and creating and/or updating requirement specifications and technical documentation
  • Support or Lead the development of trade studies/analyses for the selection of preferred design solutions, commercial hardware or software components, and preferred course of action alternatives in project development/product delivery
  • Support or Lead the development of system integration plans, procedures and scenarios used in the conduct of software/hardware system integration testing, and supporting the analysis of integration results to assess system impacts
  • Support, participate, and/or lead discussions in technical working groups addressing systems engineering elements across the BPP ground based radar system
  • Participate in engineering peer reviews as a document originator or reviewer to ensure technical quality and engineering rigor is appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering or other hard science/mathematics degree & 5 yrs applicable experience (or Advanced degree & 3 yrs experience)
  • DoD SECRET clearance or the ability to get a clearance
  • Ability to travel on occasion to continental and international sites
  • Experience in reviewing and analyzing system technical artifacts
  • Experience in conducting root cause analyses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering
  • Active DoD SECRET clearance
  • Demonstrable strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with Ground Based Radars
  • Experience across the system engineering lifecycle
  • Experience with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Familiarity with model-based systems engineering

SMORS Model-Based System Engineer

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     COSP1




Primary responsibilities:

  • Performing system modeling using MBSE tools and techniques to define system interfaces, requirements and behaviors and provide support to system design
  • Supporting requirements analysis and functional allocation to hardware, software, operator and other segments and components of the system(s) within the models
  • Reviewing system engineering documentation and collaborating with radar subject matter experts, to ensure specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, consistent and complete while ingesting appropriate content into the system(s) models
  • Participating in engineering peer reviews as a document originator or reviewer to ensure technical quality and engineering rigor is appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

  • For the Systems Engineer Level 4: Entry (SE4) - Bachelor’s in Engineering or other hard science/mathematics degree
  • For the Systems Engineer Level 3: Journeyman (SE3) - Bachelor’s in Engineering or other hard science/mathematics degree & 5 yrs applicable experience (Advanced degree & 3 yrs experience)
  • Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance is required to maintain this position
  • Knowledge or experience developing system descriptive models using UAFP, UPDM, SysML, and/or UML
  • Familiarity with the systems engineering lifecycle
  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Experience with PTC Integrity Modeler
  • Familiarity with Ground Based Radars – Ideally with Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS), PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS), and the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) systems.
  • Familiarity with the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) 2.0
  • Familiarity with Object-oriented principles and practices
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment
  • Self-starter - efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks

Service Cyber Operator (Host / Network)

% Travel:     25%
Minimum Clearance:     TS/SCI
Project or Contract Name:     DCRIOS
Location (address):     San Antonio, TX




CS3 is seeking cyber operators with hands-on Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and forensic analyst experience. In support of Service Retained Cyber Protection Team (CPT) operations, candidates will serve as a Cyber Operator supporting in either a Cyber Security Network Analyst or Cyber Security Host Analyst position. The operator will conduct network navigation, tactical forensic analysis, collection of valuable operational data, and when directed, execute operations in support of defensive initiatives. Operators will provide support for persistent monitoring of all designated networks, enclaves, and systems. Candidate may be required to interpret, analyze, and report findings in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events. Candidates may be required to manage and execute first-level responses and address reported or detected incidents. Candidate will participate in project review meetings and provide technical INFOSEC guidance and updates; document policies, procedures, and lessons learned accordingly. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience
  • Associates degree with 4 years’ experience or 6 years’ equivalent experience without a degree; degrees focused on engineering or applied science.
  • Other degrees with strong computer technology curriculum may be considered.

Experience

  • General knowledge of physical computer components and architectures, including the functions of various components and peripherals, basic programming concepts, assembly codes, TCP/IP, OSI models, underlying networking protocols, security hardware and software.
  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level 3 requirements
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Must complete self-assessment questionnaire, customer pre-screen, skills assessment lab, pass the training and certification program(s) as dictated by the customer, and remain mission ready qualified
  • Candidate should be self-motivated with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in writing, editing, executing scripts on Windows, Linux, UNIX systems.

Experience with one or more of the following is required:

  • Experience with toolsets such as Wireshark, ELK, Moloch, Metasploit, tcpdump, NMap, Nessus, Snort, Bro, EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Windows Fundamentals, UNIX fundamentals, exploitation theory, privilege escalation, evidence removal
  • Experience with Cyber Threats Detection and Mitigation, Behavioral Malware Analysis
  • Experience with, Advanced Network Traffic Analysis, Malicious Network Traffic Analysis
  • Have strong UNIX/Linux fundamentals along with familiarity of UNIX/Linux/Windows Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze problems and identify potential solutions
  • Ability to explain, present, demonstrate (when applicable) and document the operational impact of a particular vulnerability or exploit
  • Ability to assist customer with implementing policies and tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting assessments
  • Familiarity with NIST, DISA STIGS and experience in conducting DoD vulnerability and compliance assessments
  • Possess or be willing to obtain within 6-months of start date if not already possessed - Operating System Certification; Microsoft or Linux

Additional (Preferred) Qualifications

  • Experience programming in assembly, compiled, and interpreted languages.
  • Experience with encryption and decryption such as PGP, DES, AES, RSA, and PKI.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems, process control, advanced routing, wireless, telecom and datacom platforms.
  • Experience programming in C, C++, C#, Ruby, Perl, Python, SQL.
  • Certifications such as GXPN, GREM CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, GCFA, GNFA, RHCE, CompTIA, LPT, OSCP, GXPN, GREM CEH, Security+, MCP, and SANS GPEN a plus
  • Experience working with correlation environment tools (i.e., ArcSight)

Systems Engineer (Journeyman) Senior level’s also needed

% Travel:     N/A
Minimum Clearance:     TS/SCI
Project or Contract Name:     ITCC II
Location (address):     Bellevue, NE
Certification Requirements:     Security+





Provides analysis related to the design, development, and integration of hardware, software, man-machine interfaces and all system level requirements to provide an integrated IT solution. Develops integrated system test requirement, strategies, devices and systems. Responsible for delivering business value to customer by architecting effective information systems solutions that address the customer’s business problems, needs and opportunities, in a manner consistent with HP’s strategic and business goals Establish and maintain a professional working relationship at multiple levels both internally and with the customer by understanding the customer’s business context and their unique situation.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or related Engineering field, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, Information Systems, or a related discipline

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years relevant industry experience
  • Possess Security+ certification or equivalent Industry certification for Desktop Engineering and Services ITIL v3 Foundation
  • TS Clearance w/SCI Eligibility
  • The candidate hired for this position must be a US Citizen with an active top-secret security clearance with eligibility for SCI – or – must be capable of maintaining/ obtaining a TS/SCI clearance. If the candidate does not have a top-secret clearance, a minimum of a Secret security clearance is required to start work on-site for this contract.

Systems Administrator (Senior)- Journeyman level’s also needed

% Travel:     N/A
Minimum Clearance:     TS/SCI
Project or Contract Name:     ITCC II
Location (address):     Bellevue, NE
Certification Requirements:     Security+





Installs, maintains, and upgrades OSs and applications for Windows environments. Knowledge of Unix and Linux is a bonus. Manages file systems and configuration. Provides recommendations regarding system performance and capacity planning to include new technologies enhancing current methods and technologies. Understands/adheres to and implements overall security policies. Develops and implements policies and procedures regarding core infrastructure, including backup and restore procedures, load and performance monitoring, access permissions, hardware provisioning, hardware and software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Applies software release and conducts monthly system maintenance. Performs troubleshooting and problem resolution. Assists in disposition of assets. Performs all hardware, software, and firmware upgrades. Works with outside contractors, vendors, and support desks as needed for hardware and software support. Accomplishes security Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) patch actions as directed by the designated government Security Office. Monitors and audit system logs for system and network anomalies. Investigates, documents and reports/escalates security violations, attempts to gain unauthorized access, virus infections that may affect the network or other events affecting security. Analyzes engineered designs supporting new hardware, storage, firewalls, routers, networks and operating systems. Reviews and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects security. Assists in providing oversight and enforcement of security directives, orders, standards, plans and procedures at server sites.

Education

  • Bachelors degree in relative IT discipline or meet experience requirements
  • 8 - 12 year’s relevant industry experience.

Experience

  • Experience in Windows Systems Administration. Ability to interact with employees at all levels
  • Possess security certification (Security+, etc.)
  • The candidate hired for this position must be a US Citizen with an active top secret security clearance with eligibility for SCI– or – must be capable of obtaining a TS/SCI clearance

Additional (Preferred) Qualifications

  • Experience working with customer operating systems (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)
  • Strong skills using and maintaining ADDS and managing group policy
  • Using and maintaining Windows Server Update Services.
  • Using and maintaining System Center Operations Manager
  • Updating and maintaining SharePoint 2010 or later environments
  • Updating and maintaining Exchange 2010
  • Database management of Structured Query Language 2008 or later
  • PowerShell scripting
  • VMware vSphere 5.5 or later
  • Experience in data backup and recovery.
  • Experience with system applications monitoring and reporting, to include performance and planning.
  • Understanding of IT security architectures and third party integrations
  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, influencing skills and ability to work effectively with a team.
  • Possess an industry certification in systems administration (Microsoft, Linux, etc.)
  • Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide requirements
  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies

Data Management Analyst 3

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     COSP1




Primary responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordinating preparation of project documentation, such as CDRLs and program documentation to ensure customer contract requirements are met.
  • Coordinating modification records for management control.
  • Formatting and proofreading documents.
  • Updating and maintaining document record and release databases.
  • Compiling and creating metrics and reports.
  • Preparing customer deliveries.

Basic Qualifications:

  • An Associates degree with 4 years of data management experience, or 2 years with a Bachelor’s degree
  • Self-motivated and able to effectively work with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SharePoint management experience.

Configuration Management Analyst 3

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     COSP1




Primary responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordinating preparation of project documentation, such as engineering documentation and drawings, subcontractor specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met.
  • Analyzing proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system.
  • Coordinating modification records for management control.
  • Establishing change orders and preparing for change authorization and documentation by internal organizations and subcontractors.
  • Reviewing and analyzing released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.
  • Collaborate with team leads in functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Collaborate with Configuration, Requirements, and Risk managers on administering CM tools to include Aras Innovator, DOORS, and Atlassian Jira.
  • Control configuration items, product traceability matrices, documents, and software media, CM records, and software libraries.
  • Perform change management and status identification.

Basic Qualifications:

  • For a level 3, an Associates degree with 4 years of configuration, data, requirements, or risk management experience, or 2 years with a Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of workflow process tools
  • Knowledge of software / hardware configuration, data and change management principles and in the use of configuration management tools such as Aras Innovator and DOORS
  • Self-motivated and able to effectively work with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in the use of Aras Innovator and DOORS
  • Experience with software CM tools and software management to include baseline management and auditing

Technical Writer

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     TS/SCI
Duration:     7 years
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     San Antonio, TX




Primary responsibilities:

CS3 is seeking an experienced technical writer to support the Cybersecurity Assessment (CSA) team and the Cyber Protection Teams (CPT) in formatting/editing technical documentation. The candidate must be a self-starter who is able to follow a revision process, analyze technical input from various subject matter experts, and format and revise content to include correct grammar/punctuation to produce a final product.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of technical writing/editing experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word/Excel
  • Ability to manage their schedule and workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate clearly with the other members

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using SharePoint S
  • Experience using document routing systems, such as GEARS
  • Familiar with the grammar/punctuation guidelines in the Tongue & Quill

Database Administrator

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

Implements and maintains smooth operation and physical design of databases. Conducts performance tuning of indexes and databases in general. Reviews database design and integration of systems, provides backup recovery and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements. Maintains security and integrity controls. Formulates policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management, and monitors transaction activity and utilization. May develop stored procedures and/or triggers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience with Oracle database administration or Oracle DBA Certification
  • 1 year experience/familiarity with Linux
  • DoD 8570 Certification (Security +)
  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Linux/Windows system administration experience
  • Application administration experience
  • GOLDesp user or administration experience

System Administrator 03

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Active Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

  • Perform as primary Linux Systems Administrator for a large classified government contract.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and external customers, in written and oral format.
  • Support multiple networks.
  • Work in an Agile environment to support necessary development as it pertains to cyber security and software development. To include planning, story estimation, defining task, system administration tasking as well as other tasking to support team.
  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related experience or 10 years of related experience in lieu of degree.
  • Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Server Management
  • Basic understanding of networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs.
  • Windows domain architecture experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
  • Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification.
  • Cisco experience and/or certification.
  • Understanding basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
  • Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems.
  • Windows Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions.
  • VMWare experience with current version.
  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk).
  • Rudimentary Scripting.
  • Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.
  • DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).

Software Engineer 3 - BPP Agile

% Travel:     Up to 25% travel
Minimum Clearance:     DoD Secret security
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

  • Supporting the software baseline of the BMEWS PAVE PAWS (BPP) Upgraded Early Warning Radars (UEWR) systems
  • Working as a member of an Agile Development Team to provide engineering solutions, System/software version releases, SW tool enhancements, as well as scrum ceremonies such as planning, refinement, demonstrations and retrospectives.
  • Provide support to UEWR Digital Model
  • Rapid software defect root cause analysis and solution development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 5 years or more of professional experience; 3 years with a Master’s degree in a related discipline.
  • Candidate must have hands-on development experience for OO/C++ applications in a UNIX/Linux platform environment.
  • Candidate must be knowledgeable with the Unified Modeling Language.
  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.
  • Familiarity with mission level processing of phased array radars such as signal processor, multi target trackers, and scheduling.
  • Experience with SW development tools to include task tracking, software repositories, continuous integration and automation.
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes to include DevOps processes, test driven development, as well as have good written and communication skills.
  • Familiarity or experience with UML, or SYSML.

Software Engineer Scrum Master

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Active DoD Secret security
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

The Sustainment and Modification of Radar Sensor (SMORS) contract is responsible for the sustainment and development of the Software baseline for the BMEWS PAVE PAWS (BPP) Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR) system for space situational awareness, missile defense and the missile defense agency. Through the role of an Agile Scrum Master, the selected candidate will lead program Scrum teams in their adoption of Agile practices. The selected candidate will work with program to gather requirements and best practices to help establish program level Lean Agile engineering and management principles and processes to support a range of programs from software intensive systems to hardware and embedded systems. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and continuously improving standard agile methodologies, policies, and procedures for an Agile, iterative solution lifecycle, from an executable architecture, concept development, iterative design, production, delivery, deployment, and maintenance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the efforts of developing Lean Agile engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices.
  • Conduct Scrum team training, product backlog and retrospective training, Lean Agile development training.
  • Facilitate daily Scrum meetings and regular ceremonies, collect Agile & analyze related metrics for trends and indicators, facilitate iteration/increment planning, provide Agile coaching and mentoring at all levels within the organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 Years with Bachelor’s Degree; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. 13 year in lieu of a Bachelor degree
  • Must have experience as a scrum master in a previous role, or have a scrum master certification such as Certified Scrum Master (or similar relatable experience - i.e. (Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.
  • Familiarity with mission level processing of phased array radars such as signal processor, multi target trackers, and scheduling.
  • Experience with SW development tools to include task tracking, software repositories, continuous integration and automation.
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes to include DevOps processes, test driven development, as well as have good written and communication skills.
  • Familiarity or experience with UML, or SYSML.
  • Certification in one or more of these designations is desired: Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum at Scale Practitioner, Certified Agile Coach, Certified facilitator, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Trainer, and Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Experience implementing Agile principles and practices within DoD or Federal government environments
  • End-to-end Agile Engineering practices including value stream or Scrum or Extreme programming within software, infrastructure, hardware, and operational environments.
  • Effective communicator, capable of effectively translating and presenting complex concepts to both technical and nontechnical management and customers, through presentations and written media

PARCS Agile Systems Engineer - Entry Level

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     DoD Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

  • Support the release train planning team for the PARCS software development activities
  • Support scope and requirements definition
  • Support system requirements reviews and creating and/or updating requirement specifications and technical documentation
  • Generate, review, and update systems engineering documentation and collaborate with radar subject matter experts to ensure specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, consistent and complete
  • Provide highly innovative solutions to unusually complex technical problems
  • Support deployment activities onsite

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Bachelors in Science in a relevant STEM discipline from an accredited institution; 0 to 2 Years of experience
  • Must have experience as a scrum master in a previous role, or have a scrum master certification such as Certified Scrum Master (or similar relatable experience - i.e. (Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, etc.)
  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance
  • Technical documentation and analysis experience
  • Familiarity and/or experience in Agile development processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Familiarity and/or experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) development processes
  • Familiarity and/or experience with real-time operating systems
  • Familiarity and/or experience with emulation/virtualization technologies
  • Familiarity and/or experience with automated testing techniques and tools
  • Familiarity and/or experience developing system descriptive models using UAFP, UPDM, SysML, and/or UML
  • Experience with PTC Integrity Modeler.
  • Experience in Requirements Derivation, Traceability, and Management; DOORS or Equivalent Tool Experience
  • Familiarity with ground-based radars, familiarity with phased array radars – Ideally with Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS), PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS), and the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) systems.
  • Familiarity with the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) 2.0
  • Familiarity with Object-oriented principles and practices

BPP Agile Cybersecurity IAT2 (Backlog)

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Interim DoD Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

  • Work with hardware engineers, software engineers, and test teams developing, testing, and deploying cybersecurity solutions.
  • Support the building of security architectures; integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructures; design cyber security architectural artifacts; provide architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends; provide engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues
  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle
  • Contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations
  • Ensure system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, assessment and authorization, systems hardening, vulnerability, testing and scanning, and configuration management
  • Work within an Agile methodology

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 2 years of applicable experience; or 0 years’ experience with a Master’s degree. 6 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Interim DoD Secret clearance
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Security engineering skills with a working knowledge of cybersecurity technology and DoD/Federal cybersecurity policy (i.e., DoDI 8500.01, NIST SP 800-53, etc.).
  • Thorough understanding and utilization of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Familiarity in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: identifying controls and overlays, generating testable requirements, identifying resilient architecture design, configuring, running, and scripting audit tools, providing analysis of vulnerability analyses, conducting verification testing for compliance assessment.
  • Familiarity or experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Nessus / Security Center
  • STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation
  • HBSS (ePolicy Orchestrator 5.3, McAfee Antivirus, HIPS, Policy Auditor, RSD) Prefer HBSS Administrator training from the DoD
  • LogRythm (Or Equivalent SEIM / Log Aggregation experience)
  • Familiarity with RMF and eMASS a plus
  • Understanding of networking, subnetting, firewalls, NAT, ACL's, etc
  • Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) or other ground-based radars such as the Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)

BPP Agile Cybersecurity IAT2 Engineer (Patching) REQ2

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

  • Assist in the development, testing, and deployment of a patch management solution that covers Windows and Linux systems in a Closed Restricted Network (CRN) environment.
  • Assist in the development, testing, and deployment of an Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) in a CRN.
  • Identify applicable patches through system scans and review of applicable guidance (e.g., IAVAs, IAVBs, TCNOs, vendor patches)
  • Identify non-compliant STIG checks for inclusion into backlog
  • Contribute to analysis/prioritization of system patches and STIG findings in backlog
  • Participate in testing of patches/STIG settings for inclusion into weapon system baseline
  • Refine backlog for all cyber enabling functions
  • Provide updates to RMF Documentation for changes to weapon system
  • Work with the test team, system administrators, in the quarterly deployment of system patches
  • Conduct routine vulnerability scans to verify and ensure system security is maintained
  • Prepare reports and studies as requested
  • Work within an Agile methodology

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 2 years of applicable experience; or 0 years’ experience with a Master’s degree. 6 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Interim DoD Secret clearance
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Security engineering skills with a working knowledge of cybersecurity technology and DoD/Federal cybersecurity policy (i.e., DoDI 8500.01, NIST SP 800-53, etc.).
  • Thorough understanding and utilization of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Familiarity in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: identifying controls and overlays, generating testable requirements, identifying resilient architecture design, configuring, running, and scripting audit tools, providing analysis of vulnerability analyses, conducting verification testing for compliance assessment.
  • Familiarity or experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Nessus / Security Center
  • STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation
  • Linux Experience to include use of RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)
  • Familiarity with RMF and eMASS
  • Understanding of networking, subnetting, firewalls, NAT, ACL's, etc
  • HBSS (ePolicy Orchestrator 5.3, McAfee Antivirus, HIPS, Policy Auditor, RSD)
  • LogRhythm or Equivalent SIEM / Log Aggregation experience
  • Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) or other ground-based radars such as the Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)

BPP Agile Cybersecurity IAT2 Engineer (Patching) REQ1

% Travel:     No travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

  • Assist in the development, testing, and deployment of a patch management solution that covers Windows and Linux systems in a Closed Restricted Network (CRN) environment.
  • Assist in the development, testing, and deployment of an Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) in a CRN.
  • Identify applicable patches through system scans and review of applicable guidance (e.g., IAVAs, IAVBs, TCNOs, vendor patches)
  • Identify non-compliant STIG checks for inclusion into backlog
  • Contribute to analysis/prioritization of system patches and STIG findings in backlog
  • Participate in testing of patches/STIG settings for inclusion into weapon system baseline
  • Refine backlog for all cyber enabling functions
  • Provide updates to RMF Documentation for changes to weapon system
  • Work with the test team, system administrators, in the quarterly deployment of system patches
  • Conduct routine vulnerability scans to verify and ensure system security is maintained
  • Prepare reports and studies as requested
  • Work within an Agile methodology

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 2 years of applicable experience; or 0 years’ experience with a Master’s degree. 6 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Interim DoD Secret clearance
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Security engineering skills with a working knowledge of cybersecurity technology and DoD/Federal cybersecurity policy (i.e., DoDI 8500.01, NIST SP 800-53, etc.).
  • Thorough understanding and utilization of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Familiarity in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: identifying controls and overlays, generating testable requirements, identifying resilient architecture design, configuring, running, and scripting audit tools, providing analysis of vulnerability analyses, conducting verification testing for compliance assessment.
  • Familiarity or experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Nessus / Security Center
  • STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation
  • Linux Experience to include use of RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)
  • Familiarity with RMF and eMASS
  • Understanding of networking, subnetting, firewalls, NAT, ACL's, etc
  • HBSS (ePolicy Orchestrator 5.3, McAfee Antivirus, HIPS, Policy Auditor, RSD)
  • LogRhythm or Equivalent SIEM / Log Aggregation experience
  • Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) or other ground-based radars such as the Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)

PARCS Software Engineer - Mid Level

% Travel:     Up to 25% travel
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Schedule:     Full Time, 1st Shift
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO




Position Description/ Other Requirements:

  • Sustainment and Modernization of Radars (SMORS) program. This position will work in an Agile environment and serve as a software engineer supporting the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS).
  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Experience:

  • Have experience applying Agile principles.
  • Have an understanding of Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Have experience working on an Agile team.
  • Provide support to the PARCS DevOps Environment.
  • Participate in software implementation to include static code analysis, unit-level testing and documentation.
  • Perform/support rapid software defect root cause analysis and solution development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or related discipline from an accredited college.
  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
  • Experience developing real-time Object-Oriented Software architectures, with C++ or/or Java, preferable to have experience with both.
  • Experience with full Agile lifecycle experience.
  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
  • Able to deliver successful results based on general objectives with minimal guidance.
  • Experience with software defect root cause analysis and solution development
  • Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.
  • Familiarity with Phased Array Radar technology.
  • Experience utilizing model based systems engineering and software design methodologies (SYSML/UML).
  • Familiarity with Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) technology and programs.
  • Familiarity with the PARCS Mission Data Processor.
  • Experience in the use of Atlassian tools.
  • Experience interacting with Government Stakeholders.
  • Certification using Agile development methodologies, preferably Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, RedHat Linux, and Solaris operating systems.
  • Experience developing network based applications in a pub/sub or messaging environment.
  • Experience with Real Time Operating systems.
  • Experience with Emulation/Virtualization technologies.
  • Experience with Configuration Management and the ability to create install packages and deployment techniques.
  • Experience with applied automated testing techniques including unit and integration testing.
  • Strong ability to debug and trace existing baseline for system troubleshooting and impact analysis.
  • Understanding of standard software development lifecycle and supporting technical stack.
  • Able to work in a group environment.
  • Ability to efficiently and independently multi-task in an extremely demanding and deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong organization skills and an ability to prioritize assigned work in order to meet deadlines.
  • Must be detail-oriented with good written and verbal communication skills.