Systems Engineer

SAGE Black - Boulder, CO

Full-timeEstimated: $86,000 - $120,000 a year
Req ID: SB_Sys Eng

Position Title: Systems Engineer

Classification Requirement: Secret but TS/SCI eligible

Position Description:
This position is a brand-new project (OCT 2018), has at least 5 years of runway, and is quite unique in
the DoD and Intel communities that we serve. Imagine modern workspaces with whiteboard walls,
garage doors, glasshouse meeting rooms complete with couches and lounge chairs. Foosball and
Billiards tournaments are scheduled to mix up the team environment regularly. The environment has an
air of healthy competitiveness about it but also one where our highly motivated engineers help shoulder
the burden and share the credit. This unique opportunity is open to individuals who are mission driven
and possess an uncommon passion for mission engineering.

The Systems Engineer role involves interacting with stakeholders to define requirements, stories, and

interfaces. Candidates will work with the team to develop high-level technical solutions, size and

prioritize work, as well as document and verify work completion. Candidates should expect to lead the

team through architecture, design, and test of all features in accordance with the SAFe Methodology

Required Skills:
  • Current Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or similar from an accredited
college or university – 4 years of professional experience can substitute for a Bachelor’s degree

  • Systems Engineering experience that includes leading a team through the full product
development life cycle, to include requirements analysis, systems modeling, analysis, and


  • Experience developing and delivering documentation
  • Experience with the SAFe Methodology
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to mentor and teach more junior members of the team
In addition to the above skills, the successful candidate will possess some subset of the following:

  • Familiarity with Version 1 and DOORS
  • Demonstrated understanding of the SAFe Methodolgy
  • Experience developing software for Command and Control environments
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
SAGE black is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual

orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Position Locations: Boulder, Colorado

Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly

Business Unit: DoD

Programs: Next Gen

Position Class: Systems Engineer

Position Category: Mid-level to Principal

Virtual: No

Relocation Available: Yes

Work Schedule: Regular and 9/80 available

Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-Time