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Jacobs Senior Systems Engineer in Hanover, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs has been awarded a Prime Contract supporting our government customer in Hanover, Maryland. The Senior Systems Engineer position requires a TS/SCI w/Poly security clearance.

Skills & Tasks

The Senior System Engineer will possess the following capabilities:

  • Work with the Services/Partner user communities to define mission and data flows required to support capabilities, exercises and missions.

  • Develop mission use cases and scenarios for partner integration and interfaces for various missions.

  • Develop breakdown of requirements for functional decomposition, operational interoperability, mission data flow interfaces, and integration strategies.

  • Refine and resolve mission data flow interfaces to ensure that data sharing and interoperability of operational interfaces are addressed.

  • Develop the details for operational scenarios and use cases to support prototyping efforts.

  • Develop operational and mission strategies for modernization with site/partner operations, training, and mission support teams.

  • Develop operational drivers for IA assurance, security implementation strategies and data interface compatibility for applications and related services.

  • Develop OPS scenarios and use cases for specific operational exercises, operational risk assessments, mission data flow management.

  • Provide operational and mission support to resolve root-cause analysis to Tier III unresolved issues and problems.

Tools and Processes: Experience with JIRA for requirements management; MS Office for engineering documentation, briefings, and deliverables; MS Project for dependencies mapping and roadmap generation.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Five (5) years of additional Systems Engineer experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.


  • Fourteen (14) year’s as a Systems Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.


  • DoD 8570 compliance with IAT Level I or higher is required.

Clearance Requirements

  • TS/SCI with Poly

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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.