Junior Systems Engineer (2020-7000-009)


This Systems Engineer will provide SE support to a dynamic and evolving Research and Development environment. The employee may perform a variety of systems engineering functions within the Systems Engineering “V” and within the SE Lifecycle to include project initiation activities, IV&V, and architecture.  The role will be involved in rapid prototyping, helping to author whitepapers and technology insertion. The position includes performance measure and metrics analysis; software, systems and enterprise architecture, trade studies, requirements analysis, project definition, project management, collection management, contribute and document Technical Exchange Meetings and provide support to readiness events. The SE will be responsible for project documentation, schedule and project control and systems analysis. The role is junior and the preferred candidate should have strong technical skills and still be a learner, not an expert.

Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with Poly clearance to be considered for this position.

Required Skills

  • Understanding of Systems Engineering, cyber and cloud technologies, mobile platforms, internet of things, and knowledge management
  • Understanding of one or more of the following: RF Engineering, Internet Architectures, Biometrics (with a focus on user authentication), Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence; Network Engineering
  • High degree of technical literacy and ability to rapidly learn complex concepts and technologies
  • Strong systems analysis skills, with ability to identify and accurately describe systems issues
  • Ability to speak confidently, articulately, and clearly in order to participate in and brief at technical meetings and milestone events
  • Capability to write clearly and articulately and use appropriate provided templates, formats, and checklists to write documentation to include discrepancy reports, correspondence regarding system issues, and weekly activity report inputs.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Experience with government/federal IT systems and capabilities

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree
  • At least one year of experience

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

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