Systems Engineer - Senior Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD)

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ58699

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Duties: Support the Joint Staff, J-8, Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization (JIAMDO) in the development of IAMD capabilities.  Support and facilitate the assessment of IAMD capabilities and help senior United Stated decision-makers assess and prioritize IAMD capability needs.  Support and facilitate coordination and collaboration across IAMD stakeholders including the Combatant Commands, OSD, Joint Staff, military Services and Agencies, and intelligence community.  

Location: Pentagon, Arlington VA

Education requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or relevant technical discipline.


  • Active Secret Security Clearance required. (TS/SCI preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Operational Research, or Physics.
  • Travel 10% of the time or less, within the Continental United States. 

Experience requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of architecture development experience or Master’s Degree and 3 years of architecture development experience

  • Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering approaches, methods, and techniques; Familiarity with UML / SysML. 
  • Ability to apply a set of technical skills across multiple subject matter domains such as surveillance, command and control (C2), and integrated air and missile defense (IAMD).
  • Experience developing and executing project plans.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Desired experience: 

  • Proficiency in one or more of the programming languages for quantitative analyses (ex. MATLAB, Mathematica, Python, R).
  • Experience with Model Based Engineering tools such as Rhapsody, MagicDraw, and Enterprise Architect
  • Knowledge of Analysis of Alternatives, Verification and Validation, Design of Experiments and data analytics.
  • Interest in complex multi-disciplinary problems.


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT 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, or veteran status, or any other protected class.