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Electrical Engineer 4

Company: MC Dean, Inc.
Location: Mc Lean
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Conduct site surveys and studies to collect information relevant to performing requirements analysis.

Assist in analysis, development, and transition of ESS complex requirement for existing and new technology implementations and integrations into ESS architecture, hardware, and software designs and interface specifications. Research and evaluate alternative solutions.

Ensure new ESS under evaluation and/or consideration aligns with security operations needs, policies, procedures, and the customer mission, goals, and objectives.

Plan and manage site ESS installations and conduct system acceptance testing.

Assist in the development of cost benefit analysis; cost projections, lifecycle replacement and technology refresh plans, system designs, installation plans, configuration and quality management documentation, test and acceptance checklists, sustainment and maintenance plans, and other documentation relevant to establishing a baseline, robust, and evolving ESS program.

Lead testing and validation work on complex ESS designs to assure that operational and functional requirements are met.

Work with stakeholders to develop program test strategies.

Manage performance of critical stakeholders and dependencies to ensure systems integration and compliance with requirements.

Conduct program independent reviews and report results to customer

Provide guidance for critical support of fielded hardware and software over the entire product lifecycle.

Make recommendations for technology investments.

Elicit, analyze, validate, specify, verify, and manage the needs of project stakeholders.

Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, product analysis, task, and workflow analysis.

Serve as the conduit between the project manager, customers, end users, vendor community and other stakeholders with related or interrelated processes and requirements.

Management of the requirements specification and verifying the fulfillment of all requirement.

Work with the project manager and/or project sponsor to document vision and scope.

Write requirements specifications according to standard templates using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely.

Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements, and then corresponding technical and operational requirements.

Define quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements.

Lead requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, verifiable, and that they conform to standards.

Document as-is and to-be process flows.

Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents. Participate in peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly.

Manage requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project.

Manage changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.

Identify business process improvement opportunities.

Assist with the development of physical security requirements engineering policies, procedures, and tools.

Write test plans, test scripts, organize and execute testing, and track issues to resolution.

Provide timely status updates to project management.

Supports and ensures adherence to customer policies and procedures.



Minimum ten (10) years of experience designing, implementing, managing, architecting, integrating, and maintaining large-scale enterprise ESS to include, but not limited to, the following: PACS; IDS; CCTV; VMS; PSIM; FICAM; biometrics; LPR; and others.

Certifications in four (4) of the following areas:

o CSEIP (Certified Systems Engineer ICAM PACS)

o PACS (Physical Access Control Systems)

o IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems)

o VSS (Video Surveillance Systems)

o VMS (Visitor Management Systems)

o CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

Experience deploying and migrating ESS applications across IT networks, ports, and protocols ensuring compliance with security requirements.

Knowledge and real-world implementation of federal mandates, guidance, policies, industry standards, and best practices related to ESS, PIV, and FICAM including, but not limited to, the following:

o HSPD-12

o OMB publications 05-24, M-11-11 and others

o NIST FIPS 201

o NIST SP 800-116, 800-53, 800-76, 800-79, and others

o FICAM Roadmap and Implementation Guidance

o UL 2050, 294, 1076, and others

Experience in implementing both Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and custom development and/or systems integration projects.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Excellent customer facing skills and a demonstrated proactive approach to problem solving to include demonstrated experience in the below skillset:

o Interviewingable to talk with individuals and groups about needs and ask appropriate questions to surface essential requirements information.

o Listening skillsable to comprehend what people say and detect what they may be hesitant to say.

o Analytical skillsable to critically evaluate information gathered form multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding and distinguish solution ideas from requirements.

o Facilitation skillsable to lead requirements elicitation workshops.

o Observation skillsable to validate data obtained via various techniques and expose new areas for elicitation.

o Writing skillsable to communicate information effectively to customers, managers, end-users, and technical staff.

o Organizational skillsable to work with a vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and cope with rapidly changing information.

o Interpersonal skillsable to help negotiate priorities and resolve conflicts among project stakeholders.

o Modeling skillsable to represent requirements information in various formats and context including graphical, visual, textual, and others.

Experience with all phases of a typical project life-cycle including, but not limited to, business analysis, design, configuration, testing, data conversion, change management, and immediate post go-live support.

Experience in supporting decision making and problem-solving processes leveraging analytical skills.

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Keywords: MC Dean, Inc., Washington DC , Electrical Engineer 4, Other , Mc Lean, DC

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