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Jacobs Principal Systems Engineer - Remote Work in Hanover, Maryland

Critical Mission Solutions

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently interviewing TS/SCI w/Poly candidates for a Principal Systems Engineer III. The position is located in Hanover, Maryland. Up to 23 hours REMOTE work available!


  • Work closely with the national and tactical customers, product user, and owners to understand the mission drivers/needs and communicate them to the team.

  • Work with mission stakeholders to define needs/requirements.

  • Identify milestone dates for deliveries and track delivery timelines.

  • Work with the ATLASIAN tool suite to track requirements (JIRA & Confluence).

  • Work across contract vehicles with other JICD 4.2 stakeholders (customers, other companies, etc.).

  • Provide reporting to customer, management, engineering leads and product teams.

  • Identify dependencies across epics (between infrastructure, metrics & monitoring, and other product areas).

  • Manage overall deliverable risk.

  • Outline mission use cases for each of the product families.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • TS/SCI w/ Poly

  • Bachelor’s in technical discipline (Advanced degree desired)

  • 12 years System/Hardware/Software Engineering, 18 years in Technical Role, 24 Years without Degree

  • Ability to understand Functional Requirements and related program epics.

  • Understanding of cross platform geolocation mission use cases and applicable workflows in A2/AD and D-DIL Comms Environments.

  • Understanding of national and tactical cross platform geolocation capabilities and their functions (phenomenology, dataflow, targeting, situational awareness, and command and control).

  • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s).

  • Familiarity with the JICD 4.2 Specification and the ability to represent GeoMESH development at the AOCO Technical Steering Group and communicate requirements, DRs and needs from the tactical community.

  • Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components.

  • Functional understanding of military SIGINT and Geolocation systems and programs of record, and the ability to coordinate with them to further the mission of Cross Access geolocation (XAG) and the extended JICD 4.2 Geo community.

  • Understanding of the key tenets of the National Defense Strategy (NDS), the concept of the 2+3 pivot and the ability to engineer innovative geolocation concepts to achieve mission success.

  • Be active participant in sprint planning sessions to decompose Epics into User Stories and work directly with development teams to identify specifics tasks.

  • Experience with the strategies for Sensor to Shooter and OTH-T and the ability to incorporate in the development of Cross Platform Geolocation capabilities and plans.

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Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.