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Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Reston, VA 20190
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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, Inc., provides high-end Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to government clients. We are currently seeking a Systems Engineer to provide technical leadership and management support for a program that delivers a broad range of engineering and scientific services to a national level customer. The Program provides cradle-to-grave engineering support for the definition, design, development, integration, verification, fielding, and eventual termination/disposal of the system and system components. The candidate will be responsible for providing technical leadership and management of integration, test, and deployment of systems in the RF and VSAT domain. The candidate will oversee the engineering activities of component software and hardware developers, verify the capabilities and interfaces of their developed products, and support system test and deployment activities. The candidate will be in a customer interfacing role and will provide tasking and direction to team members. Communication is key to success in this position.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage, plan, and provide tasking for technical projects
    • Communicate progress, status, briefings, and tasking to customers and team
    • Interact with customers on technical matters, often requiring coordinated activity across organization lines
    • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and charts
    • Troubleshoot and analyze root cause of any system anomalies/discrepancies
    • Identify problem areas and help develop solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; and investigating problem areas
  • Work with contractor development teams on requirements definition, development, and testing
    • Participate in the design and definition of system functionality and component interfaces
    • Oversee hardware and software component development
    • Review test plans and procedures created by the contractor development team
    • Design, develop, and document test tools
    • Oversee testing and regression testing of hardware and software phase releases
    • Review documentation and user manuals for deployment


Requires 10-12 years with BS/BA or 8-10 years with MS/MA.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to analyze and assess a problem, decompose complex issues, and develop solutions and strategies to operational scenarios. Additional qualifications include:

  • Applied knowledge of the systems development life cycle, including requirements analysis, documentation development, control gates, and system verification
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
  • SETA experience
  • Ability to work within and across multi-discipline teams to ensure interfaces are thoroughly defined, properly designed, and correctly implemented
  • Familiarity with IC organizations and experience working across multiple organizations within the IC
  • Excellent communication skills

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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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following 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 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: 2020-05-26 Expires: 2020-06-24

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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