• Location: Tysons, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2247

Chief Engineer of GEOINT
Clearance: S/TS with Poly
Tysons, VA
Hybrid

The Chief Engineer is responsible for the overall technical direction and execution for the Program development team and other efforts in the Multi-Int business of the Space and Intelligence Systems (SIS) Intelligence, Intelligence Solutions (IS) business area. The Chief Engineer position is like an Integrated Product Team (IPT) lead or a Program Technical Manager (PTM). In this position, the candidate is required to support the development of systems and capabilities centered on our MAAS baseline and offshoot capabilities.

The Chief Engineer will create consensus among the development team, the government team, and the program manager. This position is a leadership position for our organization that performs our SAFe-compliant agile software development process. You’ll perform software requirements analysis, system integration activities, lead research and design, develop and test software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products. We will rely on your experience and knowledge to solve the hardest technical problems facing the company, often requiring the utmost creativity and innovation. It’s your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you’re ready to lead the world.

What You’ll Experience:

  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge – as it’s discovered

What You Bring To The Table:

  • A Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Substantial leadership skills and proven team building and motivation skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills in complex environments
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time if necessary

What Sets You Apart:

  • Skilled at applying and executing highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
  • Strong ability to work with leadership team to plan and execute tactical and strategic efforts
  • Strong ability to lead, mentor, and motivate experienced technical staff
  • High level of proficiency in project management, including managing to budgets, schedules, and technical execution
  • Through proactive leadership, creates an environment where the impact of technology on the business is clearly recognized
  • Use JIRA to manage daily, sprint, and increment metrics, performance, and backlogs
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across multiple locations
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