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Junior Systems Engineer (Smart Data Tagging / Data Markings)

Annapolis Junction/Fort Meade, Maryland · Information Technology
POSITION:  Junior Systems Engineer (Smart Data Tagging / Data Markings) 
LOCATION:  Annapolis Junction/Fort Meade, MD 20701
REQUIRED CLEARANCE:  TS/SCI with FULL SCOPE POLYGRAPH (must have prior to applying)

This position supports the DOS organization, providing systems engineering expertise for Smart Data Integrity Resolution Team (SDIRT) to identify, document, and investigate all data integrity and quality control facets of Smart Data tags in the Cloud.  A candidate for this position must be interested in investigating metadata, security markings, and data flow anomalies.  It requires a thorough understanding of customer data flows and a passion for investigating root causes of anomalies.  Duties include: Executing creative strategies to discover data quality problems; Navigating across organizations to bring people and ideas together to develop creative solutions for data integrity; Troubleshooting and investigating processes and threads for data integrity (root cause analysis); Ensuring compliance with relevant policy (i.e., purge concerns and requirements); Maintaining a focus on data management processes for accuracy, completeness, and correctness; and Scheduling and facilitating meetings, scribing meeting minutes, and tracking outcomes and actions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus at least six (6) years of systems engineering experience.
  • A Master’s degree in a qualified engineering field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus four (4) years of systems engineering experience.
  • In lieu of  a degree, a High School Diploma or GED plus ten (10) years of systems engineering experience will also be acceptable.

  • Experience with Data Flow processes.
  • Experience in analytic and critical thinking
  • Passion for solving problems, developing creative solutions, and root cause analysis.
  • Knowledge of SIGINT and SIGINT Authorities

DESIRED INDIVIDUAL CAPABILITIES (preferred but not mandatory):
  • Self-directing
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Must work well on a team.  Understanding one’s limitations and knowing when to ask for other perspectives will go a long way to achieving success in this job.
  • Previous experience working with policy and compliance.
  • Experience in Data Provenance
  • Familiarity of SIGINT data markings
  • Knowledge of Modernized Data Format (i.e., Smart Data Tagging)
  • Experience with investigative procedures
  • Background in the customer mission, especially retrieving information from raw data repositories.
  • Experience/knowledge of agency data flows and processes.
  • Experience in Information Systems
  • Flexible work schedule
  • SharePoint, JIRA, and other tracking tools
  • MS Office Applications


THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Bonus Potential, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!
EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules) The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA also outlaws discrimination against individuals with disabilities in State and local government services, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications. If you require accommodations, please contact our Human Resources Department at (410) 740-4045.
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