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Systems Engineer II

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


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.

This Systems Engineer will provide SE support to a dynamic and evolving mission environment. The employee may perform a variety of systems engineering functions within the Systems Engineering V and within the SE Lifecycle to include project initiation activities, project oversight and engineering consultation, IV&V, and architecture. The role will be involved in the development and deployment of systems and capabilities, helping to author whitepapers and technology insertion. The position includes performance measure and metrics analysis; software, systems and enterprise architecture, trade studies, requirements analysis, project definition, project management, contribute and document Technical Exchange Meetings and provide support to readiness events. The SE will be responsible for project documentation, schedule and project control and systems analysis. The role is junior and the preferred candidate should have strong technical skills and still be a learner, not an expert.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a SE under the auspices of a customer Branch organization facilitating projects and SE activities.
  • Provide cross-organizational support and collaboration to enable the deployment of systems and capabilities.
  • Serve as the primary program interface to the customers branch organization, handling tasks, logistics and coordination.
  • Develop optimization or improvement strategies, and methodologies.
  • Align systems & capabilities within the division and branch ensuring traceability to key technical roadmap activities and strategic objectives.
  • Use of strong interpersonal skills to coordinate the implementation of enabling technologies and disciplines (such as Machine Learning, Data Science, etc.) in a variety of efforts.


Requires 2 to 5 years with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA/MBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree.

  • Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering; cyber and cloud technologies; internet of things; knowledge management;
  • Understanding of one or more of the following: Internet technologies or architectures, Biometrics, Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence; Systems Engineering lifecycle
  • High degree of technical literacy and ability to rapidly learn complex concepts and technologies
  • Ability to speak confidently, articulately, and clearly in order to participate in and brief at technical meetings and milestone events
  • Capability to write clearly and articulately and use appropriate provided templates, formats, and checklists to write documentation to include discrepancy reports, correspondence regarding system issues, and weekly activity report inputs.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

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

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



  • Information Technology
Posted: 2019-10-16 Expires: 2019-11-15

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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