Riverside Research is seeking a Jr. Systems Engineer to provide support to the NASIC Geospatial and Signatures Group and its Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) modernization initiative. The goal of this initiative is to modernize PED systems and sensors through improved acquisition, process improvement, and enhanced capabilities. The systems engineer will work with a team of program, acquisition, and systems engineering professionals to augment the government program management office in applying technical understanding and solutions to PED modernization. 

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the documentation of the current MASINT processing, exploitation, and dissemination (PED) architectures, capabilities, and services
  • Assist the government in developing Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) artifacts to include but not limited to: Operations Views (OV), Systems Views (SV), Capability Views (CV), and Data Views (DV) using system modeling language (SysML)
  • Support technical and process information on community acquisition efforts and assist in preparing a program plan that lays out an integrated approach
  • Facilitate and support the use of common architecture solutions to apply integrated solutions across the MASINT enterprise
  • Apply standardized system engineering methodologies to enhance R&D and acquisition processes
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • DoD Top Secret clearance (with SCI eligibility)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in systems engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • 1 year of experience in systems or computer engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Ability to learn model-based systems engineering tools
  • Strong organizational skills; self-starter required
  • Ability to manage time independently without direct supervision

Desired Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Use of model-based systems engineering tools
  • Strong organizational skills; self-starter required
  • Ability to manage time independently without direct supervision

Riverside Research strives to be one of America's premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. We continue to add experienced and technically astute staff who are highly motivated to help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers deliver world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

Riverside Research remains committed to the safety of our employees and customers.  Under Executive Order 14042, effective December 8, 2021, all Riverside Research employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Fully vaccinated means at least two weeks after the final shot in the required timing and dosage. Riverside Research will grant reasonable accommodation to those where a medical or religious exemption has been approved by the company.  Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021, unless an approved accommodation has been granted by Riverside Research.  All new hires starting after December 8, 2021 must be fully vaccinated by their start date.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

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