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Systems Engineer

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.


Perspecta is seeking a systems engineer (SE) to provide systems engineering support to program initiatives that lead towards solving the Intelligence Communitys (IC) hard problems for present and future mission needs. This work may include the coordination and analyzing the development, integration and deployment into operations of new technologies. The SE is also responsible for leading and documenting assessments of IC and industry capabilities to identify and evaluate capability gaps and to develop action plans to address identified weaknesses. This includes facilitating and leading modifications to existing developmental projects as well as operational programs based on analysis of emerging technical, analytical and operational requirements. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, analyzing, and defining, user, customer and stakeholder needs to translate them into technical and operational requirements.
  • Support Sponsor management in the identification, deployment and maintenance of applications and systems to ensure proper functionality.
  • Support the Sponsor in fielding IC technical collection capabilities to bear against high priority targets.
  • Facilitating changes or modifications in one or more projects to include operational programs.

The primary focus of shall be to bring technical capabilities to bear against high priority targets. The SE shall support the following strategic leadership activities: identifying, analyzing, defining, and coordinating user, customer and stakeholder needs and translating them into technical or operational requirements for the research, development, production and/or procurement of processes, systems and/or services. The individual shall support the customer in the identification, deployment and maintenance of applications, equipment, tools, or systems.



  • TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • BS degree in an engineering discipline or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering work in the IC
  • Prior experience in one or more of the following domains: RF, satellite communications, digital signal processing, wireless communications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that can be used to foster relationships with external IC partners.
  • Ability to apply tact and communication skills to work sensitive political and organizational issues.

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior experience applying strong systems engineering principles to the fielding of complex systems
  • Systems engineering certification (e.g. INCOSE CSEP)

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)
Posted: 2019-09-14 Expires: 2019-10-14

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