Job Description

Job Code: #20313
Title: Systems Engineer IV
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job Location: Dulles Virginia

Job Description:

Systems Engineer

Dulles, VA

Our client is a leader in their field, providing military and industrial grade products to their customers. They are wholly dedicated to reliability and quality, backing all of their products by extensively conducting full-range testing and research. Currently, they are seeking a skilled electrical Engineer to join their team.

The Systems Engineer IV serves as technical lead and provides technical direction to teams including engineers and technicians, subcontractors, vendors, and technical consultants.


  • Responsible for program technical execution
  • Serve as primary technical interface with customer
  • Assist Program Manager with developing solutions and proposals and assessing performance
  • Implement engineering processes and practices at the program level, including translating company standard processes and contract requirements to system engineering management plans (SEMP)
  • Elicit and assimilate customer needs; translate needs to requirements specifications
  • Performs and oversees system functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into system hardware and software specifications
  • Evaluates project level designs, assuring project specific requirements are in compliance with System requirements and interface definitions
  • Evaluates product configuration item integration plans and approach, assuring the integrated product meets system requirements
  • Integrates engineering specialty disciplines in a manner that assures that the system meets its “Ility” requirements
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Develops System characteristic models, simulations, and analyses that quantify system capabilities and improvement opportunities
  • Provides continuous assessment of System capabilities and deficiencies and develops product improvement proposals for Program, Organizational, and Functional Management review.
  • Provides management and technical over-site of program technical activities
  • Develops and manages System budgets, including, power, weight, reliability, error, etc.
  • Constructively mentors and provides professional development assistance for other Systems Engineers in the areas of system engineering tool usage, methods, and processes
  • Provides weekly and monthly progress reporting to Program Management team
  • Conducts quarterly review & update of Program System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) and other System design documentation
  • All employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience in an applicable engineering, technical, or science discipline


  • Fourteen to nineteen years of applicable experience
  • Experience with rugged, industrial design to meet military specifications and standards such as MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461/464, MIL-STD-1472, MIL-STD882, etc.


  • Proven ability to establish and lead small, highly technical teams
  • Working knowledge of the DOORS database tool
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft tools suite, including Word, Excel, Project, Power Point
  • Working knowledge of Trade Study methods and tools, system modeling and simulation techniques, system budgeting, system life cycle analysis, and design of experiments
  • Working knowledge of chemical, biological, and explosives detection capabilities
  • Working knowledge of Systems Engineering processes and procedures
  • Must act with highest level of ethics and integrity
  • Contributes to the development of new technical concepts and their application
  • Working knowledge of System Failure Mode and Effects and Fault Tree Analysis techniques
  • Working knowledge of Risk Analysis and Mitigation techniques
  • Viewed as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in field within the company
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to obtain and/or maintain DoD clearance

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