Position Summary: The Systems Engineer is a key cross-discipline technical contributor role. The systems engineer will be responsible for work in all Systems Engineering phases to include Concepts of Operation (CONOPs) development and maintenance, requirements definition, allocation/derivation, maintenance, and verification/validation. In addition, the Systems Engineer will support major program reviews including Systems Requirement Review (SRR), Preliminary/Critical Design Review (PDR/CDR), and Production Readiness Reviews (PRR). The Systems Engineer will help develop Specification and Interface Control Document developments. The Systems Engineer will also coordinate and/or perform various subsystem analyses.
Support and sometimes lead architectural development efforts including trade studies, system-to-subsystem functional and logical allocation and decomposition, and definition of system capabilities, functions, features, and services necessary to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
Develop systems engineering work-products such as Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) and Department of Defense Architectural Framework (DoDAF) Views.
Report technical performance measures (TPMs), key performance parameters (KPPs), key performance areas (KPAs), measures of effectiveness (MOEs), etc. and work to ensure that measurements continue to remain within allowable ranges.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering program from an accredited college/university with at least 5 years of experience. Master’s degree with at least 3 years of experience.
Proven skills related to cross-discipline coordination and analysis, including a tolerance for technical ambiguity and a will to reduce it.
Systems engineering process experience including experience in one or more of the following
Requirements identification, decomposition, and allocation.
DoDAF, MODAF, UAF modelling.
Interface control documentation and specification development and management.
Requirements implementation and verification assessment.
System-level compatibility assessments and integration analysis.
CONOP development and maintenance.
Customer interface experience.
Ability to travel as needed.
Eligibility to obtain a government security clearance.