full-time employee contract
ManTech is seeking a Lead Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering support to Research and Development (R&D) programs and projects within the S&T. This is a new position that will be directly matrixes to the applicable R&D Division and Program teams. Candidate will be expected to provide a systems engineering perspective to advise the program manager in defining, planning, and executing the R&D program and associated projects. A successful candidate must be able to critically analyze issues; develop and communicate recommendations; obtain consensus and work in teams.
· Assess a mission/capability at the strategic level to bound the mission/capabilities and ultimately help S&T focus on the right R&D activities to support the mission.
· Work with the S&T R&D programs to formulate the R&D programs and projects and then work for the R&D PMs to provide technical support and oversight to the R&D programs.
· Work with the applicable R&D Division Manager and PM in the planning and definition of new programs/projects, developing technology roadmaps, conceptual architectures, and defining/decomposing requirements.
· Support the transition of the technologies being developed to applicable DHS Component Acquisition Programs.