• Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 9 months ago(7/9/2018 4:33 PM)
    Requisition #
    Security Clearance
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Systems Engineering
    US-NJ-Atlantic City Int. Airport
  • Responsibilities

    Noblis is helping FAA manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world.  We are seeking  smart, passionate, and motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation’s aviation system.  If you want to be involved in acquiring, implementing, and managing the communications and information solutions to achieve our nation’s aviation vision, this is the job for you!


    The Systems Engineer Applies comprehensive system engineering principles to support the investigation, analysis, planning, design, development, implementation, testing, and evaluation of NAS equipment and procedures. This would include automation, communications, navigation and surveillance elements of the NAS. Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analysis reports, and other technical and safety documentation. May analyze, design, develop, implement and test software related to engineering or functional requirements of NAS and associated support systems. Drafts system/safety project plans, justifications, guidelines, and controls. Recommends development and design changes to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Provides expertise in the transition of legacy systems to modernized systems. Systems engineers with appropriate expertise will support all aspects of FAA safety management activities involving measures to mitigate hazards or reduce risks to an acceptable level, verification that mitigation measures are incorporated into product design and implementation, and assessment of residual risk and any other safety related activities.


    Duties will include, but are not limited to:

    • Support the ongoing design, development, deployment, and maintenance, including:
    • Requirements development
    • Provide overall support to the FAA SWIM Capabilities lead in oversight
    • Provide input to requirements, architecture, and design
    • Provide Subject Matter Expertise to other existing and emerging programs within the FAA
    • Review and develop documentation to include, but not limited to: requirements documents, interface description documents, training material, technical instruction material, maintenance plans
    • Keep capability information sources (capability web pages, NAS Service Registry/Repository) up-to-date
    • Determine and document plans for data producer integration
    • Hold and document regular meetings for various projects
    • Convey requirements for, and enter and track orders for infrastructure services and resources
    • Development, integration, and maintenance of the Cisco IP network
    • Participate in TIMs
    • Prepare and review program technical documentation
    • Conduct vendor technical proposal evaluation


    Required Qualifications:

    • Technical background, either as a systems engineer supporting SOA efforts, a software developer/engineer familiar with SOA concepts and technologies (web services, JMS, WSDL, SOAP, REST, XML, Service Registries, etc.), or as a software architect/enterprise architect
    • Bachelor's degree in EE, Computer Science, or related field and 16 years of experience
    • Experience with requirements definition
    • Experience developing UML artifacts using Visio or other tools
    • Strong communication capabilities, both verbal and written, for communication with clients, user communities, other organizations within and outside the FAA
    • Strong analytical skills

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with supporting systems in the FAA NAS
    • Experience with FAA KSN (Sharepoint), FAA NAS Service Registry/Repository
    • Experience with SWIM on-ramping support
    • Experience working in a Agile development environment
    • Software development experience using Java EE, JavaScript, PHP, HTML, and related tools and languages
    • Integration of COTS and developed software with HP OpenView
    • Familiarity with HP OpenView 


    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, 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. Learn more at noblis.org/about.


    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. 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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