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(ESEA) Commercial Space Requirements Systems Engineer 5 TS/SCI w/Ploy

Annapolis Junction, MD

POSITION: (ESEA) Commercial Space Requirements Systems Engineer 5  

  • LOCATION: Annapolis Junction, MD 20701 

This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at the customer site. As a SIGINT Requirements Systems Engineer on our team you will provide support for identifying, coordinating, and resolving the technical and policy challenges to utilizing commercial space systems to augment existing Space SIGINT system capacity; and you will work collaboratively across the Intelligence Community (IC) to provide systems engineering and other technical assistance to customer’s requirements development and planning for National SIGINT systems with a focus on how those requirements might be enhanced by using commercial space resources.   


The selected systems engineer will work closely with the national-level customers to capture and document the requirements for the next generation systems. The effort requires participation in numerous meetings, working groups, and integrated product teams, product reviews, and status meetings to monitor the systems engineering plans, development, and deployment of space and ground processing systems. The systems engineer will be a key member of the team charged with the production of solid documentation of the customers’ requirements and a mapping of where, when and how those requirements will be satisfied by capabilities to be deployed across the extended IC enterprise as the next generation collection and processing systems are fielded. The selected Systems Engineer will directly participate in structured analysis of alternatives (AoA) decision making processes as plans work through the appropriate decision gates. To be successful, the selected individual must be able to communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives. 


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related discipline and at least 15 years of systems engineering experience.   

  • A Master’s or PhD Degree may be substituted for two years of experience.   

  • Note: a High School Diploma or GED plus 19 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable. 

  • Knowledge of National SIGINT technologies, capabilities, their associated system architectural components (i.e. space systems, ground stations, ground processing systems), and knowledge of the national collection requirements prioritization system and associated processes is critical. 

  • An understanding of the policy constraints associated with the conduct of lawful SIGINT operations is also critical to success, 

  • Must have Strong written and verbal communications skills 

  • Ability to represent customer organization at intelligence community requirements working groups and other technical forums. 

  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph 




Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired: 

  • The ideal candidate would be National Systems SIGINT Ground Architecture SME. However familiarity with relevant IC organizations and processes may be a suitable replacement for detailed technical knowledge of current National SIGINT system capabilities 

  • Some knowledge of DNI’s Intelligence Community Capability Requirements (ICCR) process and the Joint Capabilities Integration Development Systems (JCIDS) process would be valuable. The task generally operates at the enterprise and architectural level of the capabilities needs processes, and seldom requires deep dives into low level system requirements. 

  • Knowledge of the customer’s Corporate Requirements process will be very helpful in being fully effective in this work role as the supported organization often partners with other agency organizations as requirements work their way through the ICCR and JCIDS process. 





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! 

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