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Systems Engineer

Overview:

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities:

Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.

The program role is to perform operationally-unique trades and analyses of current and future mission systems, delivering a wide variety of specialty engineering and analysis in support of operational timelines. This position requires experience and understanding of operational systems and environments. The candidate is required to have a strong technical background with a focus on core systems engineering skills and significant sensor, image science, and/or product quality domain knowledge of mission capabilities and performance.

Qualifications:

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

Required Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • Experience with Intelligence Community systems and products
  • Ability to lead/coordinate testing activities; Demonstrated understanding of user needs
  • Demonstrated success working in collaborative team environment
  • Ability to multi-task; Willingness to support surge effort
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; Demonstrated ability to clearly explain technical topics to technical and non-technical audience
  • Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forum
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (aerospace, mechanical, electrical, software), image science, physics, mathematics, or related technical discipline

Desired Skills:

  • Expertise in Image Science (Phenomenology, Sensor technology, Image Processing)
  • Experience with image format specifications and imagery support data checkout and compliance to standards
  • Experience providing product quality review of imagery and ability to correct for end user exploitation.
  • Understanding of the TCPED process
  • Experience with validation, verification, and test activities
  • Experience in systems engineering processes
  • Experience creating and/or maintaining Project Schedules
  • Proficiency is software languages: Matlab, Python, IDL, Perl, C, C++, etc
  • Master’s degree in engineering or related technical discipline

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Location:
Springfield, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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