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Systems Engineer I

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 multiple systems engineers who will support a wide range of programmatic engineering disciplines in support of the Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD). All positions center on engineering support to the design, development, maturation and deployment of intelligence collection systems.


This program is seeking talented customer focused systems engineer. Interested candidates should thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, and be a valued team member. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organization skills, have an ability to prioritize their time, and understand the value of providing strong customer service.

The program supports full lifecycle systems engineering and acquisition support across all mission domains of a complex national systems architecture.

This position will serve as a member of the Systems Engineering Technical Advisor (SETA) team. Activities supported include full life cycle end-to-end engineering, development, support, integration and deployments delivering high priority of mission critical systems to the IC, DoD and national decision makers.

Support teams coordinating and assessing requirements, architectures, and Concept of Operations (CONOPs) products, assessing system schedule and risks, supporting test and verification strategy and system integration of new initiatives in support of expanded mission capabilities.

  • Assist management with establishing the strategic direction of the team
  • Help prepare briefings for appropriate stakeholders
  • Support various system readiness events and independent review teams
  • Interact with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs) and facilitates risk and action closure with AOs and users supports technical exchange meetings

Required Qualifications

Commitment to recognize, understand, respect and operate effectively within various SETA teams, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC), and Government lines of authority

  1. Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  2. Highly organized especially with project execution
  1. A passion for learning, helping others, and contributing value to the mission in any way possible
  2. Ability to create, sustain, and enhance fostering of team dynamics and collaboration
  1. Strong customer service and teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional team
  2. Working knowledge in MS Office, MS Project, and SharePoint
  3. Must have an active TS/SCI and the ability to pass a Counter Intelligence (CI) poly

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degree (e.g., computer science, management information systems, systems engineering).
  2. Ability to identify technology gaps in current capabilities/processes and to perform technology insertion.
  3. Familiarization with Systems Engineering processes, producing engineering artifacts, designing solutions, performing trades, requirements, interface definition, project planning, risk management, readiness, and transition.
  4. Experience in commercial/defense industry IT Systems including industry best practices.


Requires 0 to 2 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years no degree.

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 do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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 the 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-09-18 Expires: 2020-10-18

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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