Senior Systems Engineer
WFH Flexible Ft. Belvoir, VA

Company Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer

Clearance: Secret, must be able to obtain and maintain TS-SCI

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA

                   Onsite/Telework Hybrid

Reports To: Program Manager

Status: Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt

Senior Systems Engineer to specify, source and manage a variety of technology in support of Advanced Research and Development.


This Senior Systems Engineer conducts assessment of technology areas used to support solution development in response to R&D Requirements. The successful candidate will have experience related to industrial systems as well as the delivery of complex projects. A wide degree of creativity and latitude and self-management is expected. 

Applicants should have extensive experience in the areas of Systems Engineering support and best practices, paired with application in the design, implementation, and integration of disparate systems. This engineer investigates and analyzes unique or highly technical systems, providing guidance and understanding to key stake holders. Additionally, this engineer needs to evaluate complex and bleeding edge technologies to assess the efficacy of integration.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop Emerging SOCOM Warfighter requirements through engagement with user representatives
  • Conduct persistent market and technology research to understand the state of the art, and the art of the possible
  • Development and analysis of operational concepts to drive solution functions and alternative architectures 
  • Develop acquisition strategies for the fulfillment of user requirements
  • Interfacing with external organizations supporting systems engineering, architecture, and/or design in a professional manner
  • Gaining and maintaining awareness of new developments in technology used to support program solutions (technical thrust areas will be discussed and assigned)
  • Travel to customer facilities to assist with technical issues
  • Developing & Refining System Architectures and System Requirements 
  • Performing Functional Allocation; Create and Maintain Specifications 
  • Review Detailed Technical Drawings and Specifications
  • System Integration & Verification 
  • Supporting System Develop, Review, Installation and Performance Acceptance Testing Documents
  • Conduct, Document and Sign off on the testing referenced above

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Document and present research for applicable industry and academia related thrust areas
  • Provide subject matter expertise with system analysis, design, delivery, verification, and troubleshooting of designated systems.
  • Generate technical documents, such as test plans and procedures. 
  • Provide technical input/feedback to the development team.

Security Clearance Requirements

  •  Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret – SCI Clearance 

Location and Travel Requirements

  • Must live within commuting distance of Fort Belvoir, VA (MD, Virginia and West Virginia)
  • This position may require travel 7 to 10 days a month. 

Required Education and Experience

  • Must have a degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering degrees
  • Must have experience in IV&V (Independent Verification and Validation)
  • 8 years’ experience is required / 10 years’ experience is preferred
  • Proficiency with Requirements Management is required
  • Managing Change Control across several systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of fundamental engineering concepts/principles/theories and standard engineering methodologies
  • Ability to clearly articulate, verbally and in writing, new concepts and capabilities to the team and customers
  • Experience or understanding of Acquisition procedures a plus
Salary Description
$140,000 - $150,000