Systems Engineer

Tracen Technologies - New Orleans, LA

Full-timeEstimated: $90,000 - $120,000 a year
Job Title
Systems Engineer IV (Key Personnel)

Full Time W2 in New Orleans, LA

Minimum/General Experience
Ten (10) or more years of practical experience in systems engineering with at least six (6) years of acquisition experience and three (3) years supporting a DoD program.

Functional Responsibility

Position Description:
Provides technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments. Establishes goals and plans that meet project objectives. Has domain and expert technical knowledge. Directs and controls activities for customer, having overall responsibility for financial management, methods, and staffing to ensure that technical requirements are met. Interactions involve customer negotiations and interfacing with senior management. Decision making and domain knowledge may have a critical impact on overall project implementation. Supervise others.

Lead Systems Engineer

Coordinates system development tasks to include design, integration and formal testing

Oversees all transitions into production

Develops and completes actions in system specifications, technical and logistical requirements and other disciplines

Creates and maintains programmatic and technical documentation to insure efficient planning and execution

Manages and documents system configurations

Ensures system hardware and software are compatible and capable of required performance metrics

Responsible for the supervision of lower level Systems Engineers

Department of Defense experience (Navy experience preferred)

Agile experience is required

Experience with Gov Cloud a plus

Major Automated Information Systems (MAIS) is required

DOORS (Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System) a plus

DAWIA (Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act for Systems Engineering is required

DAWIA (Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act for Acquisition is a plus

DoD Architecture Framework is required

Exceptional written and verbal communications skills

Other Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen

Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Minimum Education
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Business, or equivalent from an accredited program. Project Management Professional Certification a plus.