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Biometrics Systems Engineer

Job Description SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia#39;s Best Places to Work, is looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team to perform engineering development and design work to integrate multiple technology solutions such as software, hardware, and data security in support of biometric systems. Interacts with client engineers, responds to technical questions and requests from customers, and may lead implementation projects at customer site. Contribute to the design of Department of Defense (DoD) systems architectures, and support test and evaluation efforts. Integrate into a high-functioning, robust, and multi-disciplinary team that maintains a great relationship with the customer and Fleet. Responsibilities: Utilize visualization tools to show traceability of system requirements and applications to the technical doctrine Work within a team to derive system requirements and associated documentation. Analyze requirements to ensure traceability to capability needs and technical doctrine. Manage system requirements including the development of requirement traceability matrices (RTMs) Develop system models including DoDAF artifacts and UML models (eg, Function Flow Block Diagrams). Support the development of system and design documentation Demonstrate solid analytical problem-solving techniques to complete tasks supporting system development. Utilize high-performance computing hardware to execute analysis of biometric algorithm performance. Develop source code for scripts in Windows/Unix to execute algorithm analysis Analyze biometric data to determine optimum operating points and characterize algorithm performance (eg, DET curves) Analyze system design and test results against developed models and architecture. Required Skills amp; Experience: 3-5 years of System engineering experience Requirements management MagicDraw Preferred Skills amp; Experience: Strong research skills Background in statistics and/or data science Proficiency with the software used for data analysis is desired (eg, Excel, R) Ability to read (ie, comprehend) and write scientific publications Familiarity with the evaluation of binary classifiers including: Calculating associated metrics (False Positive Rate, False Negative Rate, etc.) Utilizing common data visualization techniques (Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) curves, Detection Error Tradeoff (DET) graphs, etc.) Calculating confidence intervals Ability to design experimental procedures that achieve a desired level of confidence Familiarity with biometric verification and identification Electronic Biometric Transmission Specification ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 standards Automated Biometric Identification Systems National Institute of Standards and Technology Military Standards and Specifications The Defense Forensics amp; Biometrics Agency Biometric Interoperability Standards Conformance Office Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline, or four (4) years of a demonstrated and established knowledge base and subject matter expertise relevant to specific technical disciplines Minimum Clearance: Ability to Obtain a Secret Clearance Travel : 2% - While not anticipated, travel could be required to assist the program as needed. Location: Fredericksburg, VA Why Work for SimVentions? SimVentions is about more than just being a place to work with other growth-orientated technically exceptional experts. Its also a fun place to work. Our family-friendly atmosphere encourages our employee-owners to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together. Support Our Warfighters SimVentions is a proud supporter of the US military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world. Drive Customer Success We deliver innovative products and solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will allow you to grow, have a voice, and make an impact. Get Involved in Giving Back We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members to engage in throughout the year. Build Innovative Technology SimVentions takes pride in its innovative and cutting-edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customers success. Work with Brilliant People At SimVentions, we dont just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who benefit from the culture that we have created here. Create Meaningful Solutions We are trusted partners with our customers and are provided challenging and meaningful requirements to help them solve. Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like: Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation. Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities. Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company. Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work. Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry. Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration. Food: we have a lot of food around here. Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time. Employee appreciation: lots of events throughout the year. Resources: excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field. Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters. Fitness/Well-being: opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups. Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive. Other Perks: Lots of employee appreciation events throughout the year Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done Regular communication (All-Hands, SimV Share, Imagineering Day) to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food SimVentions sports teams and workout groups Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development What you bring to the table FTAC Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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