Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/21/2022 3:59 PM)
# of Openings
Software Engineering

Job Title

Systems Engineer


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions.  We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.


ACES, an EverWatch company, specializes in intelligence analysis, information technology, and engineering services.  We are a full-service government solutions company. We tackle the hardest challenges to ensure that national defenses are strengthen and control environment’s continuity is preserved. 


ACES employees are focused on tackling the most difficult challenges of the US Government. We offer the best salaries and benefits packages in our industry - to identify and retain the top talent in support of our critical mission objectives. 


Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


Aces is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


• Support near term targeting modernization efforts and systems engineering activities to define targeting SIGINT information needs, assess the most appropriate platforms of the SIGINT process chair to acquire information to satisfy the information request and ensure SIGINT and targeting tradecraft conformance
• Design various analytical reports, while working with business users, collecting requests and updating the existing BI reports to accommodate business needs; establish standards and common reporting terminology to align existing and future reporting requests
• Develop visual reports, dashboards and KPI scorecards using Power BI desktop
• Develop, sustain and manage Sharepoint and Confluence content and mange other communications mediums used to convey status, metrics and socialization of targeting activities, to include:
o Develop and document JIRA Sites, workflows, components, custom forms, metrics, data sharing portals, and navigation using out-of-the-box user facing features and components
o Develop and document Confluence master pages, child pages, templates, widget, metrics, and histograms from varying sources using out-of-the-box user facing features and components
• Develop and document new targeting strategies and mission processes to improve targeting and secure data sharing, supported by technical diagrams, process and workflow descriptions and technical documentation
• Define near term and long-term improvements for remodeling targeting tools for greater compliance fidelity
• Document and track targeting risks and issues
• Develop and maintain strategic plans and milestone tracking for targeting projects; propose tasks to support efficiency, modernization or advancement of targeting objectives; document and communicate targeting projects efficiently to a wide range of stakeholders
• Author technical documentation to support targeting legacy and modernization initiatives, to include CONOPs, strategy documents, business plans, technology/modernization road maps, transition plans
• Act with a strong customer mindset (internally and externally) and be a visible advocate for the customer
• Build strong relationships with customers and leverage these to improve the customer experience and outcomes
• Create and maintain project documentation, presentations, tracking, tasking etc. in Microsoft Word SharePoint, Excel, and PowerPoint


• Strong understanding of JIRA and Confluence applications
• Good understanding of the SIGINT lifecycle
• Experience in developing Strategic Plans, capability level, functional, interface and requirements
• Experience in defining and modeling business processes and workflows and identifying mechanisms and approaches for process improvement and/or automation
• Minimum one (1) year experience in developing and managing JIRA projects and Confluence pages
• Experience and strong user level competence in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Visualization experience with Power BI

• Expert working knowledge or experience with SharePoint and Atlassian suite products (especially JIRA and Confluence)
• Experience with or knowledge of SIGINT workflow
• Experience with or knowledge of targeting, dataflow or related mission systems
• Basic understanding of metadata tagging, ‘smartdata’ as it relates to cloud related technologies
• Understanding of or experience working with external IC or foreign partners in a SIGINT environment
• Knowledge of general distributed processing methodology, cloud-based architectures and technology, and organizational development and design
• Skills in creative and analytic problem solving
• Understanding of Data Warehousing principals, concepts and architecture
• Experience integrating Power BI reports into other applications using embedded analytics or APIs.
• Experience developing custom visuals for Power BI
• Experience with M Language and DAX (Data Analysis Expression)


Qualifications: Fourteen (14) years’ experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity within the Federal Government is required. Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.



Clearance Level

TS/SCI polygraph

Job Locations

US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Sharepoint, Confluence


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