Reinventing Geospatial Inc.

Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
Job ID 2020-1160
Systems Engineering


Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi) is looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team! The systems engineer will support the Army Geospatial Center and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Esri ArcGIS Enterprise Portal project to develop, deploy, and administer a configurable, web-enabled geospatial enterprise capability. This is a highly technical development and integration effort to provide an innovative web-based geospatial capability to visualize, query and analyze data with reporting and alerting capabilities.


As a Systems Engineer, you will provide technical expertise and collaboration across an agile team ensuring system application requirements and user stories and workflows are ready for implementation. Provide technical and management services, research and analysis on emerging capabilities, systems engineering and integration to address critical needs. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.


Take this opportunity to support an exciting and challenging project, play with the latest technologies, and enhance DSCA’s system to support strategic activities and decision making.


Systems Engineer Responsibilities

  • Conduct geospatial systems research, engineering, development, analysis, and operations, including identifying and addressing gaps
  • Track required capabilities from inception to delivery to include features/requirements, acceptance criteria, and user stories
  • Conduct analyses and trade studies including the identification and evaluation of COTS and GOTS capability required to solve capability gaps, IT solutions, and technology integration opportunities
  • Develop and update system engineering documents outlining the significant aspects of a proposed solution
  • Technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding
  • Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability, and analyses for total systems
  • Performs systems requirements analysis to decompose high-level needs into functional, product and component requirements and derived requirements that support design and development activities
  • Refines customer roadmaps, enterprise epics, and strategic requirements into detailed requirements and actionable user stories to be delivered by the entire team
  • Document and manage user stories to support development priorities when using the Agile development model


Systems Engineer Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship
  • SECRET Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • 6+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in requirements collection and analysis
  • Experience in requirements management including elicitation, definition, refinement, decomposition, validation, and change control
  • Experience conducting systems engineering analysis and trade studies
  • Experience developing architecture and design plans for software systems
  • Familiar with Agile frameworks (e.g., SCRUM, SAFe, RUP, etc.) and development processes to include release and sprint planning, developing requirements, refining user stories, developing, and modifying query specifications, and assigning story points, as needed
  • Familiar with configuration management process – configuration control boards and engineering review boards
  • Agile development methodologies and tools (e.g. Atlassian Jira and Confluence)
  • Knowledge of geospatial/GIS data formats and open standards preferred
  • Knowledge of geospatial metadata standards and techniques preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Who We Are

Reinventing Geospatial Inc. (RGi) is a fast-paced small business that has the environment and culture of a start-up, with the stability and benefits of a well-established firm. We solve complex problems within geospatial software development and national defense to make an immediate impact for our nation’s soldiers and analysts.

We pride ourselves on giving employees an exceptional life experience, where creativity thrives, and challenges are simply part of the fun. We provide truly excellent benefits, including:

  • 100% paid employee healthcare (additional buy-up options) & dental insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k with matching
  • Escalating vacation time
  • Referral bonuses
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development training
  • Home office improvement stipend during COVID
  • Free beverages and snacks
  • Catered breakfast on Friday’s
  • Bean bag chairs, stand-up desks, and an interactive gaming station
  • Company-sponsored social activities (family picnic, tubing trips, wine tastings, game nights, trivia nights, happy hours, and year-end celebration)

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Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions.


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