Senior Program/Project Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Senior Program/Project Engineer

Location VA - Chantilly

Req # 5098

Minimum Clearance Required CI Poly

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

KBR is looking for a Senior Program/Project Engineer to support one of our customers in Chantilly, VA. This position will serve as a technical member of a dynamic systems engineering team supporting the Customer Ground Enterprise Directorate. The candidate will provide Systems Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) support for the acquisition, development, deployment and sustainment of Intelligence Community (IC) National Intelligence ground systems (hardware and software). The Candidate will work as part of an integrated team including US Government employees, US Military, Federally Funded Research & Development Contract (FFRDC) and other SETA contractors. The candidate will have daily interaction with the customer and support contractors and will need to follow customer standards and processes. This position demands a candidate that has experience representing the US Government in the day to day management of large-scale development, integration and deployment activities with a strategic focus. The work environment is challenging and dynamic with a strong emphasis on delivering timely, relevant information to the Intelligence Community at rapid pace.

Responsibilities include:

  • Advise Senior and Mid-level Contracting Officers Technical Representatives (COTR) and Contracting Officers (CO) addressing program portfolio management, Investment strategy, risk assessment and mitigation and project execution
  • Act as an advisor to junior and mid-level project team members in managing large-scale projects
  • Provide thorough technical and cost assessments of development contractor engineering/acquisition proposals, technical reports and program execution plans

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in STEM and/or Business Management
  • Excellent experience in managing Intelligence Community contracts
  • Knowledge o IC and DoD acquisition roles, processes and program management
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience
  • Working knowledge with MS Office application suite
  • Experience in Agile software development
  • Experience with classic Waterfall Systems Engineering
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with a particular emphasis on communicating complex issues to senior leadership
  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure mission-intense development and deployment environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced STEM Degree
  • Experience with IC and/or Department of Defense (DoD) space and ground architectures
  • Experience in engineering and acquisition of complex space and ground NTM systems
  • Knowledge of cloud-computing, cloud-hosting technologies and business-case performance analysis
  • Familiarity with emerging IT and Cloud deployment and sustainment trends

Security Clearance Requirements: ACTIVE TS/SCI with CI Poly

KBR 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, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.