System Engineer (Special Operations Command)

Clearance Level
Engineering (General)
Mary Esther, Florida

REQ#: RQ119159

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description:

As a Systems Engineer the candidate will work closely with a team of dedicated multi-disciplined professionals in supporting customer mission objectives. You will be responsible for working with coworkers, partners, stakeholders and customer representatives to create effective solutions, providing support to organizational Development & Engineering projects to deliver next-generation technologies across a wide-range of services and emerging capabilities, culminating in the delivery of unparalleled sustainment of services that enhance customer mission effectiveness.

In this role you will:

  • Assist Principal Engineer and Project Manager in analyzing and managing complexity and risk
  • Be at the heart of creating successful new systems; responsible for the system of systems concept, architecture, and design
  • Decide how to measure whether the deployed system actually works as intended
  • Be responsible for managing project risk, decomposing requirements, integrating software and hardware, verification and validation processes, and the ever present human factors of engineering
  • Commit to staying abreast of both emerging technologies and evolving customer goals and objectives
  • Engage with stakeholders and supporting teams, ensuring customer expectations, satisfaction, risks and cost is managed
  • Guide Development, Integration, Testing and sustainment activities to increase service availability, resilience, and readiness
  • Adhere to standards, policies, protocols, procedures and best practices that embody a “Best of Breed” Development & Engineer
  • Participate in architectural and design discussions
  • Participating in strategic engagements and events, as required
  • Brief stakeholders on planned and active projects and activities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires an expert systems engineering knowledge and transdisciplinary and integrative approaches
  • Knowledge of system engineering models and practices using SysML and/or related document and model-based approaches
  • The ability to integrate IT systems into a comprehensive ecosystems of interdependent capabilities and the ability to understand how the dependencies impact systems within the ecosystem
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exhibit patience and understanding when working with customers
  • Understanding of DoDAF 2.0 Architectures
  • General understanding of RF and Airborne Mission Networking technologies
  • General understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), to include extensive experience with at least one programming language and/or scripting language
  • General understanding of cloud principles
  • General knowledge of Project Management Principles
  • Basic understanding of Agile Frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

Security Requirements:

  • Must have a SECRET clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI (TS/SCI)

Work Environment:

  • Work environment is administrative office and remote

Education, Certification and Experience Requirements:

  • MS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and technical experience
  • 10+ years of combined DoD and/or Commercial industry IT service experience
  • INCOSE Certified Systems Engineer Professional (CSEP) certification highly desired
  • 8570.01M IAM Level-2 certification highly desired

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.