Systems Engineer Principal - Risk Management - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States



Provides project engineering support to Government Program Office Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) in planning, developing, and monitoring program and technical activities in the development and procurement of ground terminal systems

Basic Qualifications

-    Develop technical requirements and prepare System Requirements Specification (SysRS)/ Technical Requirements Document (TRD) for ground terminal acquisitions

-    Prepare program requirements related documentation: Use Cases, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), System Interface Document

-    Provides support to Government COTR in providing oversight of Contractor’s program execution. Review and monitor Contractor’s:

o    Proposed architecture and design

o    Requirements functional analysis and allocation

o    Test Program

-    Review and analyze contractor data deliverables to the Government:

o    Systems Engineering Master Plan (SEMP)

o    System/Subsystem Specifications (Hardware and Software)

o    Test Plans, Test Procedures, Test Reports

-    Knowledge of systems engineering policies and mission assurance specifications and standards. Provide recommendation of specifications and standards to be placed as program compliance/reference documents in contract

-    Serve as advisor for technical evaluation of Contractor proposals

-    Serve as Ground Antenna Subject Matter Expert (SME)

-    Participate as part of Government Program Office Team reviewing Contractor formal reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, TRR)

-    Witness Contractor conducted testing

-    Conduct risk and opportunity management

-    Ability to independently work through all stages of tasking

-    Strong written, communication, and presentation skills

-    BS in engineering or technical field

-    TS/SCI clearance

-    15 Years engineering or technical experience, 5 years of which are ground systems related

Desired Skills

-    MS in Engineering or technical field

-    Ground antenna expertise

-    Professional Engineer certification

-    CSEP or PMP certification

-    Acquisition experience


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.