System Engineer

  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • Oct 11, 2018
Full time Engineering General Business Government Information Technology Professional Services

Job Description

BOOST is assisting a client recruit for two System Engineers - Level 1 and Level 2, both located in Ft. Meade, Maryland. 


The System Engineer analyzes user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architecture to develop system requirements specifications.  Analyzes system requirements and leads design and development activities.  Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies.  Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.  Incorporates new plans, designs, and systems into ongoing operations.  Develops technical documentation.  Develops system Architecture and system design documentation.  Guides system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.  Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.  Ultimate responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility.  Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.


  • Provides technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architecture and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
  • Implements comprehensive SOA solutions
  • Implements operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architecture using applicable DoDAF standards
  • Develops scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, maintenance, and disposal need
  • Reviews and/or approves system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete
  • Conduct quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas like Reliability, Maintainability, Vulnerability, Survivability, Produceability, etc.)
  • Establishes and follows a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces
  • Captures all interface designs in a common interface control format, and stores interface data in a commonly accessible repository
  • Prepares time-line analysis diagrams illustrating the flow of time-dependent functions
  • Establishes a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements, considers impacts prior to commitment to change, gains stakeholder buy-in, eliminates ambiguity, ensure traceability to source requirements, and tracks and settles open actions
  • Assess each risk to the program and determine the probability of occurrence and quantified consequence of failure IAW an approved risk management plan
  • Manages and ensure the technical integrity of the system baseline over time, continually updating it as various changes are imposed on the system during the lifecycle from development through deployment and operations & maintenance
  • In conjunction with system stakeholders, plans the verification efforts of new and unproven designs early in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with established requirement
  • Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process
  • Supports the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System documents


  • Level 1 - Seven (7) years system engineering experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity with the Federal Government
  • Level 2 - Fourteen (14) years system engineering experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity with the Federal Government
  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Five (5) years of system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree
  • Possess an Active Top Secret Clearance w/Polygraph


The BOOST client provides the following fully paid benefits for employees and their family

  • Medical  
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • STD, LTD & Life Insurance
  • Self-Funded Supplement Plan
  • 401k with company match

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