Acquisition Engineer Job Description

Acquisition Engineer Job Description

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Acquisition engineer provides tailored systems engineering services with intermediate level of understanding of Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) acquisition processes;.

Acquisition Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses and model implementation
Perform technical support and independent risk assessment and evaluation of program management execution, technical review execution (DoD 5000.02 framework), and systems engineering
Design and Implement ETL pipelines to produce rich derived data sources from our raw data using Big Data technologies and massively parallel processing programming techniques
Provides programming support for deploying data mining or machine learning models
Work with engineering teams to ensure that all the required instrumentation and logging is in place to measure the success of our non-member product
Help to deliver data integration and publishing systems
Ensure operational availability of software tools
Contribute to semantic web and Open Data initiatives within the company
Ensure the effectiveness of software development within the team
Mentor and train more junior team members

Acquisition Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Acquisition Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: C5ISR, III, DAWIA, CLD, AWS, SAFE, ISO, CSEP, PMP, EFK

Education for Acquisition Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the acquisition engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Computer Science, Science, Education, Business, Systems Engineering, Acquisition, Electrical Engineering, Math

Skills for Acquisition Engineer

Desired skills for acquisition engineer include:

Acquisition lifecycle requirements
Customer/client budgeting and financial processes
NRO technical and business processes
MS Office applications
DoD acquisition roles
DoD systems and data
IC
NGA mission partners
Processes
Program management

Desired experience for acquisition engineer includes:

Experience with distributed systems at scale, low latency APIs, ETL processing
You love data and are passionate about taking large datasets and turning them into actionable steps that impact a product
You're tenacious, persistent, and industrious
Expert in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
Ability to write efficient code in Python or Java
Experience in real-time data processing is a plus

Acquisition Engineer Examples

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Acquisition Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an acquisition engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for acquisition engineer
  • Independently plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work
  • Perform document translations between German and English, and translate in meetings
  • Specify and select control and data acquisition systems and related components based on user requirements such as safety logic, range, speed, logic description, control tolerance, transient response
  • Develop control system software in PLC ladder logic, function block
  • Develop control system software in LabVIEW, C/C++/C# or Matlab/Simulink
  • Coordinate and review the work of others for techniques and technical approach
  • Support hardware assembly and fabrication of designed systems
  • Perform facility startup, checkout and commissioning of integrated hardware and software systems at client facilities
  • Participate in proposal development and support marketing activities
  • Specify and select data acquisition systems and related components based on user requirements such as data types, measurement uncertainty, bandwidth, filtering requirements
Qualifications for acquisition engineer
  • Desire to mentor, teach and lead fellow engineers
  • Recent experience in an OO language ideally PHP and/or Java
  • Great knowledge of web technologies
  • Excellent technical design and communication skills
  • 3+ years of professional full stack development experience
  • You have a proven track-record of building functional and intuitive web interfaces and dashboards for systems or services
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Acquisition Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of acquisition engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for acquisition engineer
  • Lead stakeholder advocacy activity with program development contractor and represent user interests in all program software requirements development and sustainment efforts
  • Administer Source Selection Customer Feedback process
  • Provide subject matter expertise during test readiness evaluations, analyzing test results of the Explosive Destruction System and Portable Isotopic Neutron Spectroscopy System
  • Provide provide subject matter expertise during test readiness evaluations, analyzing test results of the Explosive Destruction System and Portable Isotopic Neutron Spectroscopy System
  • Review and provide comments on high-level documents, such as - requirements documents, CONOPS, SOPs, test plans, MOAs, MOUs, ECPs, CMPs, etc
  • Review and provide comments on high-level documents, such as requirements documents, CONOPS, SOPs, test plans, MOAs, MOUs, ECPs, CMPs
  • Design and implement Cisco technologies
  • Mentor and develop engineers at all levels
  • Analyze and recommend contemporary and emerging technologies for deployment across the enterprise, include but not limited to MPLS WAN and DMVPN WAN in a dual carrier cloud, QoS policies, class map and queuing
  • IP routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IP Multicast
Qualifications for acquisition engineer
  • Experience with Hadoop, RabbitMQ, Redis Cache
  • Experience in modern frameworks like Ember.js, Angular.js, React, Polymer, node.js
  • Experience in server side development using Java or JVM like languages (C# )
  • Mobile web development and responsive design skills strongly desired- Interest in Native Mobile Development is a plus+
  • Expert-level knowledge of developing mobile applications for iOS (Objective-C)
  • MUST BE A US CITIZEN** **Qualified applicants must possess as active TS/SCI clearance.**
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Acquisition Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an acquisition engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for acquisition engineer
  • Provisioning new circuits for the internet, voice and MPLS including upgrade
  • Understanding of use cases and identifying data to support analytics to solve
  • Assesses business / customer requirements and translates them into data acquisition hardware and software specifications
  • Delivers DA or connectivity solutions to PoC team
  • Ensures data to support use cases is delivered to data science team
  • Collaborates closely with data scientists, engineering teams, data architects, platform developers to develop data-integration solutions
  • Builds human-fault-tolerant pipelines that continuously integrate data from our assets into our Railigent Platform
  • Develops data quality measures of recorded data
  • Develops a software framework that monitors data quality, handles, and logs data-loading errors
  • Develops a framework that assesses data quality and cleanse data
Qualifications for acquisition engineer
  • Experience with Java, C#, C++, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Node.js, CSS, XML, HTML
  • Strong C/C++ or Java experience
  • Strong scripting languages, like python, perl
  • Knowledge of UNIX systems
  • Strong knowledge of large-scale crawling systems
  • Autonomous, innovative and ready to be challenged
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Acquisition Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of acquisition engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for acquisition engineer
  • Applies system architecture, design and specifications within engineering projects and initiatives
  • Possesses the ability to rapidly grasp new technologies and abstractions and apply them in a meaningful way
  • Possesses strong networking background
  • Reports on the progress of all technical projects towards the Company's transmission engineering goals and strategies
  • Utilizes resources to solve complex mpeg and data problems with off-line analysis tools and interprets results by reading and understanding technical standard specifications
  • Provide all necessary documentation related to this area of responsibility
  • Lead the development and fielding of FFG (X) network architecture capabilities by eliciting, analyzing, developing, and managing requirements
  • Daily interaction with customers and supporting contractors (technical consultation, meeting coordination & facilitation, and preparation and support to technical briefings)
  • Requirements management, readiness tracking, and validation and verification of delivered capabilities
  • Facilitating Pre-Milestone B SETR events
Qualifications for acquisition engineer
  • The contractor shall serve as a subject matter expert for chemical detection analytical equipment
  • 5+ years of development experience (Java, Scala, GO, or C#)
  • Experience working on high-volume server software
  • Experience in large, web-scale, distributed systems
  • Experience with data frameworks such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig and Spark
  • Experience with Kafka or similar frameworks
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Acquisition Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of acquisition engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for acquisition engineer
  • Support the development of acquisition and program management strategies for new initiatives Assist in the development of acquisition plans, Request For Proposals and costing instructions Provide technical and programmatic support to COTRs and assess performance within cost and schedule constraints
  • Development of strategic options for architecture
  • Support NAVSEA client with developing System of Systems (SoS) architecture for Frigate Shipbuilding Program
  • Review technical and engineering drawings, provide updates, and recommend system configuration changes
  • Coordinate with NAVSEA and SPAWAR Technical Points of Contact to discuss specific design requirements and details
  • Provide analysis of alternatives, development of strategic options for architecture, acquisition strategy and implementation solutions, acquisition analysis and support (e.g., proposal evaluation)
  • Translate functional and technical requirements into design concepts and provide detailed design inputs to system requirements, specifications, and drawings
  • Identify, document and share best practice
  • Comply with RRMS and SABRe
  • Work with DHS and other law enforcement agencies
Qualifications for acquisition engineer
  • Experience with testing on mobile platforms (iOS, Android) strongly desired, but not required
  • Help design and implement data integration structures in the Enterprise Data Supply Chain
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field coupled with eight years’ experience
  • An associate’s degree or professional certificate(s) with ten years’ experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor’s degree
  • Experience serving as chemical detection analytical equipment subject matter expert
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field coupled with 8 years’ experience

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