• Systems Engineer III

    Job ID 2019-3805
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Engineering (non IT)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    NCI: as the Sr. Systems Engineer (Functional Engineer IV), you will support the PEO Soldier Headquarters office at Fort Belvoir, VA by managing systems engineering activities for the program. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.


    Highlights of Responsibilities:

    • Manages systems engineering activities including requirements analyses, functional analyses, design solutions formulation, systems analysis and control, and generation and maintenance of systems architecture products.
    • Applies system engineering principles and procedures to translate quantified needs/requirements into system performance parameters and the identification of system/item configuration.
    • Formulates and issues systems engineering documents, processes, procedures and milestones.
    • Requires a thorough knowledge of the Systems Engineering Management Process and Implementation, as applied to the Department of Army/DOD Acquisition process throughout all life cycle phases; knowledge of DOD policies on Systems Engineering, Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD) and IPT Management; and ability to coordinate and negotiate design and engineering activities with other related programs and organizations.
    • Provides expert and authoritative advice affecting critical programs and technologies.
    • Serves as subject matter expert for all technical aspects of assigned program.
    • Performs top level design, development, integration, testing, installation, and troubleshooting.
    • Translates military operational and mission requirements into practical system concepts and performance specifications.
    • Develops and maintains technical documentation such as specifications, engineering drawings, system interface requirements, and engineering changes.
    • Participates in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the project engineer and/or technical expert on assigned programs.
    • Evaluates design efforts to ensure integration of all the engineering disciplines and adequacy of the analyses performed, bringing in additional technical expertise as needed.
    • Reviews test plans, procedures, and reports for technical adequacy on assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports.
    • Reviews and evaluates system performance against specification requirements, monitors and assesses field performance, and assesses risk of meeting user and specification requirements.
    • Initiates engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations as required, and conduct physical and functional configuration audits.
    • Reviews program management documents to ensure accuracy and adequacy of technical content.




    • Current DoD Secret Clearance
    • BS Engineering and 10 years overall experience as a systems Engineer
    • Equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level II SPRDE or PSE certification
    • Knowledge of DoD acquisition and program management
    • Proficient in MS Office tools

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to successfully ambulate in and around an office environment
    • Lift and/or carry 10 lbs
    • Ability to support approximately 15% travel

    It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. NCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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