Polaris Alpha

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Principal Systems Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer

Req # 
2322
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Category 
Engineering - System Engineering
Security Clearance 
TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
Location 
Annapolis Junction, MD

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Benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits:

• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
• Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
• 401k plan, 4% gifted contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
• 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
• Education Assistance Program
• Relocation programs

Job Description

Polaris Alpha develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's ability to collect, utilize, and defend digital information. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

Polaris Alpha is conducting a search for Principal Systems Engineer to join our Knowledge Management and Solutions team building mission-critical capabilities. This Systems Engineer will be working with the technical leadership team on all strategic initiatives across the branch. This candidate should be able to perform tactical tasks to include updating documentation, creating release notes, building templates and analytics, scheduling and coordinating with customer leadership, understanding of security requirements, understating system architecture and cyber domain.

Required Skills

• Eight Years of experience as systems engineer and technical expertise in the areas of software development, system engineering, system integration, computer architecture development, or technology insertion for complex hardware/software systems.
• Desired ten years of experience in the DoD/IC community as systems engineer and technical expertise in the areas of software development, system engineering, system integration, computer architecture development, or technology insertion for complex hardware/software systems.
• Six years of experience in a technical leadership position providing technical consulting to other engineering personnel, solving varied technical/scientific system problems, generating and reviewing technical designs for processing systems.
• Four years of experience in Agile prototype development
• Previous knowledge and experience working with key cloud technologies (i.e. MapReduce) and data repositories
• Ability to gather, refine, and document requirements for development team
• Eight (8) years’ experience as a systems engineer, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

Clearance:
TS/SCI Full Scope Poly REQUIRED

Desired Skills

Your Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university desired
• Master’s degree in an Information Technology related field, such as computer engineering, computer science, math, or physics from an accredited college or university desired

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.

EOE M/F/D/V
Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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