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Systems Engineer


In addition to a competitive salary, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
  • 401k plan
  • 3+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Relocation may be considered

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description
Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, has emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best, we make people a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. It’s why we’re here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost effective and intuitive software solutions.

Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company is seeking a Systems Engineer that will be responsible for translating operational requirements into systems requirements and design for DoD systems. Ideal candidates will have a broad set of technical and domain skills and must be able to successfully work both individually and with a team.

• Develop, allocate and manage complex systems level requirements.
• Review, develop and document system level operational concepts and mission statements.
• Research and develop complex systems designs and architectures.
• Prepare and review documentation for systems designs and architectures in accordance with established systems development processes and procedures.
• Verify and validate aspects of systems designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements.
• Produce and/or review technical documents, specifications and standards.
• Develop software flow diagrams for the product.
• Interface with internal and external organizations.
• Consult with engineering staff, project managers, data processing staff and customers.
Required Skills
• 5-7 years performing hardware/software systems engineering activities.
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited educational institution.
• Strong communication and writing skills with the ability to create technical documentation.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Requirements and Verification Development.
• MagicDraw, Enterprise Architect, Rational Rose or similar experience for modeling and architecture.
• Ability to obtain a secret clearance.
• Ability to work individually and with a team.
• Willing to travel.
Desired Skills
• Self-motivated with a keen desire to learn.
• Experience with Government standards and procedures for example DODAF.
• Experience with microgrids (3 phase AC and DC) including power sharing algorithms; traditional power sources; energy storage devices; smart loads; and new merging renewable energy sources.
• Experience with communications adaptors, device simulators, and test harnesses.
• Familiarity with Atlassian tools (Confluence, JIRA, BitBucket/Stash).
• Model Based Systems Engineering.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.


Polaris Alpha, A Parsons Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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Apg Aberdeen, Maryland
United States
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