• Engineer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/13/2017 6:04 PM)
    Company
    Nobis ESI
    Requisition #
    5843
    Security Clearance
    Secret
    FT/PT/On-Call
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Program Management
    Location
    US-DC-Washington
  • Responsibilities

    Technology and threats evolve rapidly in today’s ever-changing environment. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) monitors those threats and capitalizes on technological advancements at a rapid pace, developing solutions and bridging capability gaps at a pace that mirrors the speed of life. S&T’s mission is to deliver effective and innovative insight, methods and solutions for the critical needs of the Homeland Security Enterprise. S&T conducts basic and applied research, development, demonstration, testing and evaluation activities relevant to DHS.


    This position provides engineering support in the DHS Science and Technology Directorate, as part of a team of high-performance professionals supporting the client's most vexing technical and technological challenges, and developing solutions to meet the next homeland security threats. The employee would oversee, monitor, and support government-sponsored research programs on leading-edge technologies, evaluate the feasibility of technical approaches to problems, monitor performance against goals, develop test and evaluation strategies, and assess the efficacy, safety, cost lifecycle costs of proposed or realized solutions. The employee would also develop status reports, PowerPoint briefings, and read-ahead materials, as well as organize/coordinate meetings, discussions, and seminars. The employee is expected to be able to concisely communicate their findings to technical and non-technical audiences as needed. The position may require travel (limited- 4x/year)

    Qualifications

    • B.S. degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or a closely related discipline.
    • 5+ years of scientific and engineering experience, preferably with an emphasis on test and evaluation activities
    • 3+ years of experience in the application of techniques to demonstrate that a prototype system, program, project, or activity performs in accordance with the objectives outlined in the original design
    • Project and/or program management experience, with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility
    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Project) or equivalent
    • Strong written communication, for both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Active SECRET clearance
    • Eligibility to obtain DHS access and Suitability

     

    Desired qualifications:

    • Experience supporting technological missions related to homeland security, defense, or the intelligence community.
    • Experience supporting DoD and/or DHS components (e.g. TSA, CBP, FPS, NPPD, USCG, ICE) in a scientific or engineering capacity
    • M.S., or equivalent advanced degree
    • PMP certification
    • DAWIA certification (especially Engineering, Test and Evaluation, and/or Science/Technology Manager)
    • Prior experience in DHS S&T is especially desirable.

    Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering.

     

    Why work at a Noblis company?

     

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

     

    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Over the past two decades, Noblis has consistently earned wide recognition:

     

    1. Best Employer: We have been a Washington Post “Top Workplace” for 4 consecutive years including the last three among the top 10. We’ve also been recognized by Glassdoor “Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For” for 2 years, and many awards in previous years


    2. Business Ethics and Integrity: A “World’s Most Ethical Company” for 6 years by Ethisphere Institute, Finalist at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards


    3. Leadership and Innovation: CEO Amr ElSawy and SVP National Security Roger Mason selected to Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash 100 List, CEO Amr ElSawy named as a “Tech Titan” by the Washingtonian Magazine, Noblis CTO recognized as a trending 40 CIO in the DC Area.

     

    Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

     

     

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