Job ID 2020-4317
Job Locations
US-VA-Fort Belvoir
Engineering (non IT)
Regular Full-Time


NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.


NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by  




NCI: As a Systems Engineer (Functional Engineer) for Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier at Fort Belvoir, VA, and  will support the Strategic Modernization and Engineering Directorate. You will use your understanding of systems engineering across the full development lifecycle; requirements analysis, documentation, design, development, and test and evaluation in order to leverage that perspective in review and development of related documents. Visit 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
  • Perform quantitative analysis to support the Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) and other acquisition documents and presentations.
  • Summarize and synthesize complex analyses into simplified terms and present results to decision makers.
  • Coordinate the gathering, manipulation, and storage of program related data. SharePoint development/hosting data.
  • Ensure appropriate systems engineering processes are properly applied during systems development.
  • Apply systems engineering technical and technical management processes to a functional specialty in Integrated Product Team (IPT) environments.
  • Communicate complex ideas, analysis, and recommendations to PEO Soldier decision makers.
  • Ensure appropriate systems engineering processes are properly applied during systems development.
  • Assist decision makers to validate assumptions.
  • Plan, evaluate, coordinate, and integrate actions with other staff elements.
  • Work as part of a team with other members who may not be engineers.


  • Working knowledge of the Department of Defense (DoD) Value Engineering program, regarding Systems Engineering/Value Engineering (SE/VE).
  • Fundamental understanding of the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development Systems (JCIDS) process, force structure, combat developments, capabilities determination, and system testing & evaluation.
  • Working knowledge of the DoD Quality Assurance Program.
  • Familiarity with/develop Systems Engineering Plans.
  • Competence in MS Office tools.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Education and Experience:
    • BS Engineering and 10 years relevant experience
    • Subject matter expert for Systems Engineering, and has the ability to lead engineering efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight from the Government lead.
    • Equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level II SPRDE certification.  ** NOTE: The current engineering career field is acceptable and legacy systems engineering career fields, such as SPRDE and PSE, are acceptable
  • Active DoD Secret clearance.
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) materiel acquisition process, specifically the application of DoD Directive 5000 series of regulations is an advantage to have.
  • Experience in DoD acquisition is an advantage to have.


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