- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor's degree
- Writing skills
- Image processing
- Communication skills
KBR has an immediate need for an energetic and dynamic Systems Engineer (SE) to join its talented team in Sioux Falls, SD. KBR is the primary contractor to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center (http://eros.usgs.gov/) near Sioux Falls, SD. This position will be part of a multidisciplinary staff, focusing on planning, development, and integration of the data management, processing, archiving, and distribution capabilities of remote-sensed data from the location at EROS and in the cloud.
The System Engineer (SE) will perform all facets of systems engineering for the USGS Land Change Monitoring Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) project. The candidate will evaluate new applications, system requirements, developments in field of expertise, and evolving business needs to recommend appropriate solutions and alternatives. Under general direction, uses specialized knowledge or skills to solve complex and unique problems, or direct the daily activities of a development team. Establishes priorities for the completion of assigned tasks. Uses judgment to interpret internal and external issues and develop best practices. Relies upon experience, interpersonal skills, and broad knowledge of field to ensure task completion in compliance with policies, procedures, and business strategy.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or equivalent
Experience: Minimum 1 year system and/or software engineering experience
Knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Ability to understand and write requirements, operational concepts, interface control documents, integration and test plans, test cases, and other documentation
Ability to conduct trade studies for technology upgrades, hardware options, and software
Ability to plan and manage scope, schedule, and budget
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to explain technical details and issues clearly to non-technical individuals and be able to explain system concepts and problems clearly and concisely
Ability to support engineering aspects of the development and integration through system analysis and design, system integration and test, and decision analysis and resolution
Ability to collaborate and interface effectively with other engineering staff of a multi-disciplined team, including strong interpersonal and team skills
Strong verbal communication and writing skills
Ability to participate in generation and presentation of milestone reviews
U.S Citizenship or prior 3 years residency in U.S.
Experience working with or architecting Cloud solutions
Experience in remote sensing, image processing, data archiving systems, database management and design, software development, etc.
Experience using DOORS, Jira, and Confluence
In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.
Candidates must have strong technical abilities, excellent communication skills, and a teamwork emphasis.
The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a national agency check and background investigation after hire to obtain a badge for facility access and user accounts.
This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the KBR website (https://www.kbr.com/careers).
This position may be filled by a KBR teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on-line.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.