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Jacobs Principal Systems Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently interviewing TS/SCI w/Poly candidates for a Principal Systems Engineer. The position is located in Annapolis Junction, MD supporting our government customer.


  • Design new system capabilities based on evaluations of development and operational consideration

  • Participate in development of system engineering documentation

  • Create lower-level system requirements that describe the functions that a system must fulfill

  • Generate system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions

  • Provide insight and architecture knowledge for system design, integration, production and system testing

  • Responsible for providing program management and technical personnel with technical direction for the design or development of software or hardware techniques

  • Provide technical assistance while ensuring the application of sound system engineering concepts

  • Provide risk analysis and requirements evaluations

  • Evaluate and integrate COTS products and technologies


Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Experience in systems engineering, software development, and system administration

  • Experience with DevOps processes and tools; Confluence-JIRA for Software planning and execution for Agile development

  • Knowledge and experience in the planning, staging, configuration, and deployment of complex systems running RHEL and CentOs

  • Understanding of business processes and implementation strategies

  • Knowledge in IT, architecture development, and functional systems analysis

  • Experience supporting lead DevOps roles utilizing agile software development process

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Information Systems.

  • 6 years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in technical roles for Government or Industry customers.

  • TS/SCI w/Poly clearance

DESIRED Ability to integrate, test, and deploy cloud-based


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