Principal/Senior Principal Systems Engineer

    • Dulles, VA

NSS programs include technical roles at the mission, segment, subsystem and component levels. They span the entire program life cycle from early concept studies, design development, system integration/test, launch and early operations, mission operations/sustainment and system disposal. Programs range from small feasibility studies to medium-sized on orbit technology demonstrations and large-scale national system programs.

Systems Engineering responsibilities include supporting design reviews, writing procurements, defining and managing hardware and software interfaces, and requirements verification. The role will include interface with clients, as well as regular interactions with internal engineering associates and program management. The role may require assisting in new business activities such as conceptual design and analysis for proposals and funded studies, and may include authoring sections for both.

Experience with requirements management and DOORS is highly desired.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree & 5 years experience or Master's Degree & 3 years experience.

Must have U.S. Citizenship with current or active Top Secret level clearance

This position can be filled level higher with a Bachelor's Degree & 9 years experience or Master's Degree & 7 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Desired experience includes one or more of the following: requirements management, DOORS, verification/validation planning, mission planning/execution, mission analysis, modeling/simulation, system trade studies, and expertise with various engineering tools such as MATLAB, STK, and similar tools.

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