Electrical Engineer 4
Company: MC Dean, Inc.
Location: Mc Lean
Posted on: September 16, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional
requirements, and then corresponding technical and operational
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
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
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
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
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
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
o Facilitation skillsable to lead requirements elicitation
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,
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.
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