Senior Systems Engineer (TS/SCI Polygraph Clearance)

Mitre Corporation - McLean, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $170,000 a year
Senior Systems Engineer (TS/SCI Polygraph Clearance) - (00051383)

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Key Functions: Assist the sponsor with the following systems engineering functions:

  • Defining expectations for new and evolving capabilities through requirements analysis and the development of Concept of Operations. Help define the scope of the necessary technical trades to evaluate new capabilities.
  • Perform independent assessments of selected contractor technologies and systems to meet the sponsor’s unique needs. Provide objective advice on
establishing more effective interfaces across systems.
  • Support feasibility and readiness assessments for key milestones including project kick-off, design reviews, test events and system deployment.
  • Review technical aspects of program plans, acquisition plans, acquisition strategy and associated documentation to help achieve sponsor’s implementation objectives.
  • Identify opportunities to leverage MITRE research and technology that supports sponsor outcomes.
  • Document findings in writing and be able to present/defend findings to senior Sponsor and MITRE management.
  • This position is primarily located at Sponsor site in Northern VA.

Required Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following technical domains: Software engineering, network engineering, security engineering, signal processing, and/or communications systems.
  • Experience and/or background in the software system development/integration and requirements development processes.
  • Capable of providing objective assessments, strategic planning and data analysis.
  • Ability to interact with the Sponsor staff to effectively facilitate systems engineering and influence decision making.
  • Guide sponsor through changing and evolving environments using a disciplined systems engineering approach.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team consisting of MITRE, industry and government members.
  • Technical writing, presentation and good customer relationship skills are necessary.
  • A proven track record of leadership, teamwork, collaboration and teambuilding skills with the ability to perform in a dynamic environment.
  • Candidate should be capable of dealing with a wide range of staff and management across MITRE, sponsor, and development organizations.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience interacting with engineering teams throughout the development and implementation process of complex systems.
  • Prior experience as an individual contributor or lead in research projects for an R&D organization.
Minimum Qualifications: BS Degree, Polygraph clearance, and 5 years' related experience.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-McLean
Job: Systems Engineering
This requisition requires a clearance of: Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting: Oct 16, 2018, 7:43:07 AM