Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
36 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.

Job Description:
We seek a self-motivated individual who can work well both independently and in a team environment to serve as a Systems Engineer for our Defense & Commercial Programs Systems Engineering Group (312H). Reporting administratively to the Technical Group Supervisor and programmatically to the Project Systems Engineer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the development of the project system engineering products and leading program-level engineering trades.

Tasks to be performed across a spectrum of disciplines with government and non-government agencies include:
•Program risk management lead: identification, evaluation, & tracking of critical program risks
•Verification and validation (V&V): coordination, planning, scheduling, and execution of program-level V&V activities
•Interface definitions
•Systems engineering analyses and assessments
•Interacting with other teams to develop and apply systems engineering policies, practices, requirements, plans, and schedules.

Required Skills:
•Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active Top Secret (TS) clearance based upon Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) within a 5 year scope and must be approved for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) accesses.
•Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 6 years of related experience; Master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 2 years related experience.
•Wide-ranging and advanced knowledge in one or more of the following areas: systems engineering, aerospace engineering, and project systems engineering
•Extensive understanding and application of principles, theories, concepts, and techniques used in system engineering
•Ability to lead the activities of, and to synthesize the unique discipline knowledge of, a broad range of technical subject matter experts
•Advanced knowledge of industry and/or academic practices and standards across a range of applications related to the systems engineering discipline, space mission operations, and non-NASA missions
•Excellent problem solving skills
•Ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks, and priorities concurrently
•Demonstrated experience in requirements development, system formulation and verification, and interface design for a project implementation
•Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
•Must be a self-motivated individual who can work independently and in a team environment
•Availability for occasional domestic travel

Desired Skills:
•Thorough understanding of systems engineering methods and applications
•Recent technical task management and systems engineering experience
•Experience in all phases of the design, development, system integration, test and operation of spacecraft and/or scientific payloads
•Experience with system and/or subsystem V&V
•Demonstrated skills in leading a multidisciplinary, multi-organizational team
•Ability to work on major project assignments without appreciable direction with accountability for technical performance
•Significant understanding and wide application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in project systems engineering and concepts in systems engineering in space missions, resulting in contributions to the development of new theories and methods
•Ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks, and priorities concurrently
•Experience leading tasks and coordinating working groups on projects in system development, test, and/or operations
•Ability to interact effectively across multiple disciplines with government and non-government agencies
•Experience with development and delivery of system documentation, such as requirements documents, test plans, and design description documents

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