CBP OTIA T&E Support Engineer

Job Title: CBP OTIA T&E Support Engineer
Requisition ID: 16003I9
Job Category: Systems Services
Job Type: Regular
Primary Location: USA-VA: VIRGINIA-ARLINGTON
Schedule: Full-time
Remote Work Authorized: No
Relocation Assistance: Not Available
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Clearance Level: MBI
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Date Aug 4, 2016
Description
CSRA is seeking a T&E Support Engineer in Crystal City to develop and administer acceptance test plans for critical new equipment. Our team is helping Customs and Border Protection procure the equipment and technology needed to keep our borders safe and secure. As the Senior T&E Support Engineer, one week you might be hiking in the Arizona desert to test an Agent Portable Sureveillance System and see if the AI system can distinguish between a group of humans and a herd of deer. Perhaps your focus will be to develop test plans to determine the effectiveness of Ultralight Aircraft Detection Systems, in preparation for the big test next year. Regardless, you will be an essential part of our team, ensuring that highly capable equipment is purchased and delivered into the hands of our agents on the border. Join us and watch your career take flight.
CSRA recently won a program to support the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Technology, Integration and Acquisition (OTIA). We deliver trusted expert advice to the Government as they buy complicated modern technology to keep the nation safe. We provide subject matter experts in the areas of systems engineering, test and evaluation, cost estimating, logistics and sustainment, environmental engineering, real estate planning, and facilities planning and engineering. Our team helps CBP OTIA procure the equipment and technology to keep the border safe and secure.
Essential Job Functions
Plans and performs high-level engineering analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and implementation of complex solutions that require a thorough knowledge of higher mathematics, scientific, and technical skills.
Designs and prepares engineering reports and related documentation, and devises charts and graphs to record results.
Prepares and delivers presentations and briefings.
Assists in the design of, and develops integrated solutions in accordance with, corporate standards and products.
Provides basic technical support to customers by handling systems-related issues; may provide on-call technical support telephonically and/or electronically.
Assists in the analysis and resolves basic program support deficiencies and conducts testing to enhance performance.
Works on projects as assigned; assists in supporting the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
Implements and documents processes and procedures to ensure compliance with standard business practices. Assists in the implementation of training tools and documentation.
Provides basic technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.
Performs routine repairs, maintenance and upgrades of existing systems using solutions in accordance with standard operating procedures. Investigates and resolves matters of significance.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, management information systems, systems engineering or related field preferred
Zero or more years of experience in systems engineering, software engineering, operating systems programming, or naval architecture.
Experience working with computer hardware, operating system software and desktop applications with a specific concentration in one or more areas
Experience working with one or more structured programming languages
Experience working with hardware or software design methods and processes
Experience working with design principles and applications
Other Qualifications
Customs and Border Protection Background Investigation (BI) desired
Basic analytical and creative problem solving skills for creation and testing of software systems
Basic organization skills to balance and prioritize work
Basic communication skills to provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems
Basic interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, and team members
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to integrate hardware and software systems
CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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