1+ months

Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Architect

i3 Corps
Huntsville, AL 35808


i3 is seeking a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Architect to support the PM UAS Technical Management Division (TMD). The selected candidate will lead MBSE activities using commercial MBSE tools to identify program requirements and relationships, and manage the execution of the systems engineering process, including interfaces, key performance parameters, and operational concepts. This position is located in Huntsville, AL.


+ Guides the successful completion of major programs and projects

+ Plans and executes significant project tasks for activities described above

+ Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills

+ Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility

+ Contributes to the design of a complete and complex framework, system or product

+ Determines methods and procedures on new assignments

+ Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

+ Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and PM UAS objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways

+ Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses

+ Frequent contact with managers within and outside of TMD

+ Frequent contact with project teams across PM UAS

+ Frequent contact with external customers and vendors

+ Works without appreciable direction

+ Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity

+ Keeps abreast of technology trends

+ Contributes to the achievement of PM UAS objectives

+ Elicits and captures stakeholder needs in models

+ Develops and extends system models using existing requirements, interface documentation, and related design and systems engineering documents

+ Provides MBSE/SysML expertise and related support to the entire PM UAS team

+ Integrate models to modern requirements management, architecture, and systems engineering software

+ Participates in converting from document-based to model-based systems engineering practices, participates in refactoring of existing models

+ Model-based engineering tool skills including knowledge and formation of SysML diagrams types and their interaction and applications, and tools to implement them

+ Leads Modeling and Simulation activities

+ Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system, subsystem or system elements with minimal supervision

+ Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements

+ Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)

+ Performs detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements

+ Contributes to detailed technical analyses at the system of system (SOS) level

+ Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints

+ Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application

+ Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle

+ Researches, designs, and develops systems, in conjunction with software and hardware product development, applying principles and techniques of systems engineering, modeling and simulation and analysis

+ Leads technical tasks for small teams or projects

+ Provides engineering support to RFI/RFP artifacts

+ Participates in or leads SOW generation for contracts

+ Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments

+ Contributes to the development of new theories and methods

+ Performs other duties as assigned


Education and Experience Requirements:

+ Minimum Education BS in engineering or comparable STEM discipline

+ Minimum Years of Experience - 5 years

+ Alternate Education and Experience MS and 3 years; Phd and 1 year

+ 2-5 years experience in modeling with MBSE and architecture frameworks

Staffing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

+ Knowledge of software acquisition

+ Knowledge of architecture approaches and methodologies

+ Knowledge of technologies relevant to UAS

+ Strong proficiency with requirements management and system modeling tools

+ Strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories

+ Strong knowledge of other related disciplines

+ Recognizes various architectural patterns and applies them appropriately

+ Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

+ Strong written and verbal communications skills

+ Ability to get buy-in on concepts and ideas

+ Creative thinker

+ Ability to multi-task

+ Effective in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions

+ Strong ability to clearly report information relevant to sound systems engineering design

+ Strong proficiency in MagicDraw or similar tools

+ Active secret clearance preferred.

+ Must be able to obtain and maintain the level of clearance required for this position.

Travel: May require travel up to 25%.

About i3

Headquartered in Huntsville, AL, i3 is a national leader in providing innovative technical and engineering solutions to a broad customer base across the U.S. DoD. Specializing in missile and aviation engineering and logistic services, electronic warfare and electromagnetic affects analysis, UAS system integration and flight operations, full lifecycle C5ISR engineering services, engineering analysis, cybersecurity and IT/IA innovative solutions and virtual training, simulation & serious game development and implementation.

+ We were founded in 2007 with the intent to do business differently.

+ Our focus is to leave our team members and customers better than we found them.

+ Our ultimate goal is to strengthen our Nation and our warfighter.

Perks and Benefits at i3:

+ 100% team member owned

+ Outstanding insurance coverage

+ 401(k) match

+ Health and wellness incentives

+ Tuition and certification reimbursement

+ Generous PTO

+ Fun culture with company activities

+ Countless opportunities to give back to the community through our charitable organization, i3 Cares

We work hard. We compete hard. We play hard. Apply now to join us!

Job LocationsUS-AL-Huntsville

ID 2022-3423

Business Unit AELS

Type Full-Time

Clearance Secret Preferred


Posted: 2022-11-02 Expires: 2023-03-04

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