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Systems Engineer



Fort Belvoir, VA

Position Overview

Systems Engineer on assigned Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier Headquarters (HQ) programs, with duties as identified below:

  • Manages systems engineering activities including requirements analyses, functional analyses, design solutions formulation, systems analysis and control, and generation and maintenance of systems architecture products. 
  • Applies system engineering principles and procedures to translate quantified needs/requirements into system performance parameters and the identification of system/item configuration.
  • Formulates and issues systems engineering documents, processes, procedures and milestones. 
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of the Systems Engineering Management Process and Implementation, as applied to the Department of Army/DOD Acquisition process throughout all life cycle phases; knowledge of DOD policies on Systems Engineering, Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD) and IPT Management; and ability to coordinate and negotiate design and engineering activities with other related programs and organizations. 
  • Provides expert and authoritative advice affecting critical programs and technologies.                                                                                                    
  • Serves as subject matter expert for all technical aspects of assigned program.
  • Performs top level design, development, integration, testing, installation, and troubleshooting.
  • Translates military operational and mission requirements into practical system concepts and performance specifications.                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Develops and maintains technical documentation such as specifications, engineering drawings, system interface requirements, and engineering changes.                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Participates in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the project engineer and/or technical expert on assigned programs.                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Evaluates design efforts to ensure integration of all the engineering disciplines and adequacy of the analyses performed, bringing in additional technical expertise as needed.                                                                                                                 
  • Reviews test plans, procedures, and reports for technical adequacy on assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports.
  • Reviews and evaluates system performance against specification requirements, monitors and assesses field performance, and assesses risk of meeting user and specification requirements         
  •  Initiates engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations as required and conduct physical and functional configuration audits. 
  • Reviews program management documents to ensure accuracy and adequacy of technical content.

Special Requirement

  • Equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level I/II/III Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering (SPRDE) certification.
  • Security Clearance: Secret

Experience and Education

  • Subject Matter Expert for Systems Engineering and can lead engineering efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight from the Government lead.

Depending on Level:

  • MS Systems Engineering or Systems Management and 20 years relevant experience is required. DAWIA Level III
  • BS Engineering and 10 years relevant experience. DAWIA Level II
  • BS Engineering and 5 years relevant Experience. DAWIA Level 


Benefits and unique perks offered, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) Matching Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Award Incentive Programs: Leader of the Year, Employee of the Quarter, Energy Award
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Referral Incentive Program
  • Employee Longevity Recognition

JANUS Research Group provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing:

Judy Pagac
Director of Human Resources
(706) 364-9100

Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within JANUS Research Group will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with JANUS Research Group.

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