Systems Software Engineer/Developer III - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech International Corporation provides innovative engineering and systems integration services that help our customers solve their toughest, most intractable problems. National defense and homeland security clients depend on our rapid, cost-effective development of adaptable, interoperable, integrated solutions that provide high performance in quick-response scenarios.

We are looking for a Lead Systems Engineer to lead the design, development, and delivery of web and mobile web products. You will connect the dots between business needs, innovation, and good design. to support our growing programs in Stafford, VA and Quantico, VA.

This position requires a current DoD Clearance.

General Responsibilities:
•Lead a team of developers, system administrators, and project support personnel in the creation of
project deliverables such as user goals, scenarios, flows, technical specifications, conceptual designs, and prototypes
•Apply commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Information Technology (IT) best practices
•Continuously maintain expertise in current IT best practices
•Execute rapid (e.g. quarterly) plan-design-engineer-test-certify-deploy IT acquisition cycles
•Develop detailed technical designs for enterprise solutions
•Support research and development tasks leading to Field User Evaluations (FUE), ensuring that system requirements are met by timely upgrades to the software and hardware
•Assist in requirements definition for emerging or follow-on systems or variants of systems
•Develop and provide input to associated CDRLs and reports
•Provide oversight for the design, development, integration, test, and maintenance of a near-real-time net-centric software baseline
•Prioritize workload to accommodate and deliver on multiple projects on time & on budget

Mandatory Skills Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline (+7 years experience)
•Active Secret clearance
•Demonstrated success as a senior technologist fielding software-intensive distributed systems on time and on budget.
•Deep expertise in IA, including associated test and certification requirements and practices
•Practical experience with current COTS IT paradigms such as Agile software development, Model Driven Architecture, Product Line Architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, Cloud, and Open Source Software
•Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional engineering teams

Preferred Skills & Experience:
•DAWIA or equivalent Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
•DAWIA or equivalent Systems Engineering certification
•DAWIA or equivalent Information Technology certification
•Familiarity with DoD and/or Marine Corps policies and procedures including especially with respect to IA
•Advanced engineering degree
•Demonstrated expertise applying standard commercial IT management approaches such as ITIL, Lean Six Sigma, etc.
•DoD 8570 certification
•Certified Scrum Master