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Systems Engineer - Clearance
Ref No.: 17-02269
Location: Sterling, Virginia
Systems Engineer
Sterling, VA
6 Month Contract to Hire

Job Description
  • The Client is seeking a motivated systems engineer to assist in incremental design, development and test of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) ground control systems.
  • The role includes supporting a team with the development of requirements, architecture, design, integration, verification and validation of the ground control system.
  • The candidate should be knowledgeable of the systems engineering life-cycle and work collaboratively with other engineering disciplines through all phases of development, test and delivery.
  • Assists with assessment of system specifications and development or illicitation of requirements.
  • Support projects through design, integration, testing, and delivery support.
  • Apply communication, analytic and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate and resolve issues.
  • Support the integration of software, hardware and COTS
  • Support testing of the system and execute customer selloff
  • Development of a test environment, leveraging automating testing and scripting when possible
  • Supports the update process for operations manuals, work instructions, tools, and scripts.
  • Contributes to a team of systems engineers in accomplishment of engineering tasks in an iterative development environment.
  • Performs system engineering analyses including trade studies
  • Attends technical interchange meetings with the team members and other program personnel.
  • Provides status on assigned tasks.
Education/Experience
  • Ability to attain DoD Secret Clearance
  • Solid understanding in engineering of System of Systems
  • Experience with a requirements management tool
  • Must exhibit good time management skills and self motivation; focus on customer service.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and sound problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall program.
  • Enthusiastic & energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, & high visibility environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Applications
Desired
  • Experience using DOORS for requirements management
  • UAV or Aviation domain knowledge
  • Automate test development and execution
  • Experience supporting DoD contracts
  • ¿Effective written and verbal communication, customer focus, collaboration, and multitasking skills