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Company: BAE Systems
Location: VA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a Biometrics Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our Federal IT team in the Northern Virginia area. The selected candidate will provide innovative biometric solution development such as facial recognition and biometric system and infrastructure deployment support for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initiatives. This position is responsible for the biometrics design on the program, as well as operational performance of biometric systems. He/she will provide the advice, analysis, planning, direction, and coordination necessary to accomplish all biometrics-related work requirements and task orders and coordinate with other contractor personnel, including subcontractors, to satisfy related contract requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as the lead biometrics engineer to provide engineering expertise and guidance for the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of facial biometrics solutions.
  • Lead the research, analysis, solution design and implementation planning of biometric solutions for the modernization of existing applications.
  • Provide strategic technological innovation, demonstrating a breadth and depth of knowledge related to biometrics, sensors, systems, and processes.
  • Ability to present on biometrics topics to senior leadership and customers.
  • Advise on complex sensor integration and process flow for effective implementation.
  • Assists in the developing and maintaining documented IT biometric Policies, Processes, and Standards.
  • Conduct trade studies and analysis for multiple biometric technologies and provide recommendations for selecting technology, along with developing and delivering technical documentation proving the outcome of the analysis.

Required Skills and Education
  • 12+ years' experience engineering and architecting enterprise solutions, some of which are biometrically enabled
  • Demonstrated expertise in facial biometric, including requirements analysis, performance analysis, and system design
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • U.S. Citizenship required and ability to obtain a CBP Entry on Duty (EOD) based on a Full Background Investigation
General Experience and Education
  • 12+ Years' Experience with BS
  • 10+ Years' Experience with MS
  • 7+ Years' Experience with PhD
Travel: 25%

Preferred Skills and Education
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in electrical engineering, computer science, physics or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations with emphasis on DHS capabilities
  • IEEE Certified Biometrics Professional (CBP) or other related professional certification
  • Current CBP EOD preferred

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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