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Jacobs Senior Systems Engineer in Springfield, Virginia

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Your Impact:

This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

Skills & Tasks

  • Able to develop & use more complex concepts & processes

  • Leads multiple Junior/Mid-level personnel

  • Conduct root cause problem analysis

  • Performs multiple tasks at specialist level

  • May be recognized as a SME

  • Guide & support Journeyman level personnel

Job Duties

  • Analyze user’s requirements, concepts of operations documents, and high level architectures to develop system requirements specifications

  • Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities

  • Negotiates scope and resolves challenges via planning adjustments

  • Provides visibility into progress and impediments

  • Facilitates program level processes and execution

  • Facilitates problem-solving to manage risk, remove impediments, drive program-level continuous improvement, validate system characteristics, properties and behaviors, and enable early feedback

  • Guide users (product owners) in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies

  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design and technology

  • Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations

  • Develop system architecture and system design documentation. Influence, maintain, sustain and govern standards base models and methods of complex data products.

  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans

  • Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues, or conflicts

  • Responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the System Engineering area of responsibility

  • Communicate with other program personnel, government, overseers, and senior executives

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree plus 2 years experience, Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years experience, Associates degree plus 6 years experience, or a minimum of 8 years experience, in relevant field

  • Applicable software/hardware training & certification (e.g.; specialties like Amazon Web Services (AWS) developer/engineer)

Clearance Requirements

  • Current TS/SCI required

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:

  • 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", color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability," veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

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