We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Chantilly, VA!
Under the guidance of the Program Leaders, the Senior Systems Engineer will spearhead, facilitate consensus, plan, construct, document, and drive to successful completion on-target and on-time comprehensive Digital Engineering/MBSE-centric Systems Engineering Processes and Methodologies that span complete systems development lifecycle activities.
Ensure consistent and robust synthesis and documentation of common and/or mission-specific, tailored digital modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A) methodologies and best practices. Provide Enterprise-wide Data and Knowledge Governance strategy and implementation plans that maximize process efficiency and user benefits associated with optimum construct of Authoritative Source(s) of Truth (ASoT) repositories, organizational productivity, and end-to-end information assurance associated with Customer-specific Cyber/IT framework and mandates. Identification, coordination, creation, integration, and documentation of end-to-end [systems development] systems engineering and MS&A Process Workflows including but not limited to work products and schedule review, prioritization, and approval. Lead and collaborate with internal and external partners/stakeholders under various teaming formats e.g. working groups (WG), steering groups, Integrated Product Teams (IPT) etc. in response to and/or support of cross-enterprise digital engineering-related initiatives to solicit, establish, negotiate, and/or communicate Systems Engineering/Digital Engineering guidance e.g. standardized processes, tools, techniques etc. Judiciously and effectively balance elements of traditional document-based Systems Engineering lifecycle management processes with digitization- and virtualization-centric processes and techniques to effectively and assuredly achieve end-to-end Digital Engineering Transformation of both Customer organization(s) and Enterprise-wide culture. Special focus of this position is placed on implementation of digital-centric tools and techniques to deliver both enhanced real-time [program/project] schedule management situation awareness and forward-leaning planning and resolution of schedule-driven risks and opportunities. Decisively lead, impactfully collaborate, substantively contribute to, and/or comprehensively take charge of taskings and milestones in the formulation, planning, and delivery of step-by-step Digital Engineering/MBSE guidance and tutorials as part of Customer Training requirements. Provide hands-on oversight of and mentorship to cognizant program-wide Systems Engineers to plan, develop, manage, track, and fulfill all contract deliverables and internal Team products.
Who Will Be a Great Fit?
12+ years of demonstrated experience with space or ground systems engineering and system-of-systems (SoS) development and integration within the context of mission, functional, logical, physical, and/or digital thread.
12+ years of hands-on experience developing complex space- or ground-based SoS technical baseline, hierarchical requirements, verification and/or validation (V&V) planning and execution, and end-to-end development execution. Demonstrated hands-on proficiency in: SysML modeling and simulation (M&S) tools e.g., CATIA Cameo etc. Willing to learn company- and/or program-specific M&S tool of choice Working knowledge of and familiarity with complex dependencies, interactions, and integration of systems-of-system elements i.e. hardware and software constituent modeling, verification, and validation. Hands-on experience in application and execution of Systems Engineering processes and best practices. Examples: Architecture Design and Definition, Requirements Management, Mission and Organization Knowledge Management processes, tools, and/or practices. Strong interpersonal and team-building skills, as well as clear and concise written and verbal communications and presentation skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Working knowledge of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DODAF) architecture views standards, syntaxes, and formulation for space and ground systems.
Ability to effectively lead within and impactfully leverage Agile Team framework i.e. multi-task, identify, and resolve unexpected issues/barriers, and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment
Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
12 + Years of experience in Systems Engineering. Active TS/SCI w/ CI Poly required
Knowledgeable in detail designs of satellite systems, ground-based mission systems or mission operations.
Demonstrated hands-on experience in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution across the spectrum of systems engineering and integration activities. Object Management Group SysML Model Builder Fundamental Certification
If you have an active TS/SCI and are willing to take a CI POLY you will be considered.