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    JOB DESCRIPTION: Systems Engineers apply a structured approach to design and implementation of systems and processes. They capture and translate mission and customer requirements in order to transform them into capabilities, testing, and validation of services. Systems Engineers analyze and allocate requirements to systems architecture components and oversee the development, testing, and validation of systems and

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    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Future Capabilities Officers for Collection or Ground Systems support the requirements processes and integration of capabilities and methodologies. They leverage knowledge of customer missions to identify current and future needs, and coordinate with mission partners and customers to define and negotiate requirements and solutions. They evaluate, integrate, and transition new technologies and associated functions into operations. Incumbent supports the requirements processes and integration of capabilities and methodologies. They manage active relationships with National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG) and Allied System for Geospatial Intelligence (ASG) partners; apply expertise in GEOINT to develop and interpret strategy and policy; develop and synchronize Intelligence Community (IC), DoD, Agency, and NSG activities and investments related to the future GEOINT architecture; develop fact-based assessments of future technology against mission needs; and identify and resolve GEOINT issues impacting the enterprise. The opportunities filled from this AON are under Section 852 of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act, commonly referred to as the 852 Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund (DAWDF) program. The opportunities filled under this program are two-year TERM opportunities. Please read below section entitled 'DAWIA REQUIREMENTS carefully; opportunities filled under this authority carry unique restrictions. DAWIA REQUIREMENTS: Selectee must meet DAWIA education requirements of a Baccalaureate or graduate degree in a technical or scientific field such as engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, or computer science. Selectee must complete DAWIA certification requirements in the Engineering Career Field at Level II within the developmental employment period. This is a two (2) year TERM appointment within NGA that may not exceed two years under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund (DAWDF) program, and is not guaranteed. Applicants will be rated and ranked by an agency Qualifications Review Board using only the information submitted for consideration. Applicants who do not document their demonstrated experience, training, and/or education in support of the Mandatory Qualifications will be ineligible for further consideration. Failure to provide all the required information could result in an ineligible rating. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) term employee may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a permanent DCIPS permanent appointment at the same pay band and similar or same work role for which initially hired. The term employee must have a "successful or better" overall rating on the most recent performance evaluation to be eligible for conversion*. Applicants must be able to obtain TS/SCI security clearance. Current federal employees cannot be considered for this appointment. If you were previously a government employee, there must be a break-in-service of at least 30 days since being a government employee; a minimum of 30 days break in employment is required for prior military.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel Required

    Supervisory status


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