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Principal Systems Engineer w/ 15 years experience

Annapolis Junction, MD · Information Technology
 This position will provide SE and CSD support to the CloudOps team. The candidate should have extensive experience with MWS tools, the CWH and EWH, and Tier 1 support. The candidate will also be responsible for proactive and reactive engagement with the systems that query the warehouses. The candidate will support the teams to provide proper training/documentation, and ensure they are using the warehouse infrastructure to successfully support their mission, and not harm the state of the systems.
Duties: Daily user metric analysis and reporting; Build user community/analytic use cases and tie them to performer profiles; Help develop mechanisms to measure and monitor use cases for performance; Work with use cases and system touch metrics to compare data usage patterns versus data ingested; Document user community use cases and analytic workflow; Document and optimize high level Operations use cases; Create/maintain use case documentation and create processes; Help bridge the gap between backend performance and UI workflow; Work with GovCloud Outreach & Engagement; Update CSD documentation and SOPs, Document work in tickets and escalate as appropriate; Mentor/Train CSD personnel; Prepare/Present CSD metrics and provide input; Prepare, coordinate and disseminate system health messaging; Submit operational change documentation to support OCB’s and UCB’s; Support and provide support to post mortems
  • Required - Shall have a minimum of fifteen (15) years experience in systems, hardware and software engineering performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/ non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis. Shall have ten (10) years experience out of the most recent 13 years as a systems engineering lead, software engineering lead or top level contributor on mission critical 24 by 7 SIGINT production systems in one or a combination of the following areas:
    • Voice or video processing systems requiring ingest of multiple audio and video formats, playback to end users, storage, and retrieval
    • Transcription systems requiring input, synchronization and linkage with original content, storage and retrieval
    • Field deployable voice processing systems including data capture of multiple audio formats playback, ingest, storage and retrieval
    • Average ingest storage, content search and retrieval of 500GB/day or more of multilingual text
    • Distributed Peer to Peer content storage and retrieval systems with more than 500 nodes.
    • Metadata indexing, metadata summarization, content and metadata data mining, visualization and analytics.
  • Required - Shall have a minimum of ten (10) years experience leading, providing technical supervision, and guiding mid-level engineering personnel; solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule.
  • Required - Shall have experience in developing documentation required to support a program’s technical issues and t raining situations.
  • Required - Shall have seven (7) years experience with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, security architectures.
  • Required - Shall have seven (7) years experience with system architectures in a service oriented environment.
  • Required - Shall have seven (7) years experience using agile or spiral development models.
  • Required - Shall have fifteen (15) years experience developing, delivering, testing and supporting integrated hardware and software systems with functional requirements.
  • Required - Shall have five (5) years experience “wrapping” legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework.
  • Required - Shall have seven (7) years experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS and GOTS products.
  • Required - Shall have experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments.
·         Highly Desired – Experience working with Operation use of MWS tools, the CWH and EWH, and Tier 1 support.
·         Highly Desired – Experience in a customer-facing role.
·         Highly Desired – Experience with metric analysis and reporting/profiling using warehouse metrics
·         Highly Desired – Experience building user community/analytic use cases
·         Highly Desired – Experience developing mechanisms to measure and monitor use cases
·         Highly Desired – Experience working with use cases and system touch metrics
·         Highly Desired – Documenting high level Operations use cases to drive optimizations
·         Highly Desired – Identifying analyst workflow issues and work with EDO to make improvements
·         Highly Desired – Updating documentation and SOPs
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