Payload Engineer at Novetta (Baltimore, MD)

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Accenture Federal Services delivers a range of innovative, tech-enabled services for the U.S. Federal Government to address the complex, sensitive challenges of national security and intelligence missions.

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Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer
mission success. Novetta is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive workplace culture,
embracing our differences and perspectives to build a stronger, more successful company.

Job Description: 


We are seeking a Payload Support Engineer - FSR for an opening located in Columbia, MD to work as
part of a systems and software engineering team to design, implement, test and troubleshoot software
and hardware solutions in support of C4ISR product applications, system infrastructure, and Persistent
Surveillance Systems - Tethered (PSS-T) operations. The C4ISR product application is comprised of a
tactical and enterprise level MULTI-INT geospatial Command and Control (C2) system that synthesizes
data from a vast array of sensors and systems, providing real-time visualization of the data within a
geospatial common operating picture (COP) of their mission environment. This position might require
CONUS travel to support PSS-T system installation, sustainment, and troubleshooting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Be a SME for integrating and maintaining PSS-T mission system radars, cameras, radios and similar sensor payloads within Columbia, MD SIL and Yuma Proving Ground (YPG)
  • Support the installation, configuration, operation, and troubleshooting of system product applications, sensor suite, and overall system
  • Assist with the creation of software, sensor, and system installation, and configuration documentation of the different payloads within each PSS-T tactical system
  • Provide reach-back support to customer sites to install, configure, test, and troubleshoot the C4ISR product application, sensor suite, and system in support of field exercises, demonstrations, evaluations and military operations
  • If requested, temporarily deploy to Program sites to support system installation, configuration, sustainment and troubleshooting

Basic Qualifications:

  • College degree (B.S.) in a technical field or Military Related Experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a professional software engineer, system engineer or deployment engineer
  • 5+ years installing, configuring, testing, and troubleshooting customer-facing software, sensors, and complex Multi-INT systems
  • 2+ years experience documenting technical specifications

Desired Skills:

  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, System Engineering
  • Experience working with the PSS-T system or other Project Manager Terrestrial Sensors systems
  • Advanced knowledge of the Windows operating system (knowledge of Linux also is a plus)
  • Capable of working independently and managing your own workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong ability to write system configuration scripts in PowerShell and/or bash
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills and desire to work within a team
  • Experience with US DoD systems engineering / DODAF a plus

Security Clearance:

  • Must have an active Secret security clearance

Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship required.

Important information

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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More Information on Novetta
Novetta operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in McLean, VA, Tampa, FL, Columbia, MD, Boston, MA, Southern Pines, NC, Montpelier, VT, Springfield, VA and New York, NY. Novetta was founded in 2012. It has 1075 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 215 open jobs at Novetta, click here.
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