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Systems Engineer (UX), Level 6


Provide systems engineering support to the customer’s high-level end-to-end IT requirements definition. Support the Pre-design step of the customer’s Enhanced Solution Process.  Support the writing or requests (high-level functional system requirements) and provide analysis of the those needs in development including initial scoping, identification of deficiencies to be resolved by the solution, identification of affected domains and potential remedies to be evaluated. Additionally, the candiate will support the initial scoping and categorization of the effort required to provide the solution which shall be graphically depicted and presented to decision-making boards.


Active Top Secret Clearance with a polygraph is required

  • A Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
    • Note: A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Twenty (20) years of overall System Engineering experience is required
  • Within the last fifteen years, a minimum of ten years relevant, interdisciplinary experience with User Experience (UX) requirements elicitation and documentation, cognitive systems engineering, industrial engineering, or similar system engineering fields
  • Within the last seven years, at least three years of successful experience with knowledge elicitation to include direct interaction with customers or system users
  • Within the last seven years, a minimum of three years of successful experience with requirements development and documentation for domain-specific cognitive work

Individual Capabilities/ Experience Desired: 

  • Familiarity with the customer’s environment, domains, programs and projects
  • Clear customer interface experience and skill with Cognitive Task/Work Analysis (CTA/CWA) or similar user-centered knowledge elicitation techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to translate user interviews/observations into domain descriptions, workflow diagrams, and identify problem areas within them
  • Employ sound system engineering and human-machine interaction principles to develop, vet with customers, and refine high-level conceptual designs in response to identified problems
  • Comfortable with visual representation design and interactive prototyping
  • Use of Visio, PowerPoint, or other presentation software to develop clear graphical representations
  • Good analytic, problem definition/identification, problem solving/mitigation skills
  • Excellent analytic, problem definition and problem solving skills
  • Excellent writing skills


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Columbia, Maryland
United States
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