Systems Engineer

Posted Date 3 months ago(4/12/2022 12:09 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


As a subcontractor to Arcfield, Noblis ESI supports the Special Communications Office (SCO) on the NUO contract across several locations in the Northern Virginia region.  This contract provides SETA (Systems Engineering Technical Advisor) services to SCO with a focus on RF satellite communications.  The NUO contract support is part of a customer team focused on all aspects of the systems life cycle including conops development, capturing requirements, working with developers to deliver capability, testing to ensure capabilities meet requirements, transition to operations and operations support. 


This position is part of a team of SETA supporting in the mission operations (MO) group.    The position will have various SE assignments related to the integration of additional capabilities into the operational baseline and other activities in support of the customer MO office.  In particular this position has responsibilities assisting the government in their management of a O&M contractor performing 24x7 operations for a critical intelligence mission.  This includes supporting daily stand-up meetings, supporting problem report investigations or working on anomaly teams to drive out root cause for mission outages, understanding O&M schedules for maintenance and other critical operations.

Job Location is in Springfield, VA.



Required Skills/Qualifications/Education:

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent) with 5+ yrs of relevant experience or a Master's with 3+ yrs of experience. Six years of additional relevant (space/satellite communications systems acquisitions) experience can be substituted.
  • Must be a team player and possess a strong ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team as well as work independently with moderate supervision
  • Good time management skills; ability to support multiple projects; ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be proactive and forward leaning.

Desired Skills/Qualifications/Education:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Experience with Commercial/Government acquisition or operations of satellite/ground segment hardware/software or satellite based special communications field set hardware/software.
  • Experience with RF based satellite communications.
  • Basic understanding of space-based RF communications methods, hardware/software
  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing and processing segment hardware/software systems and waveform development



Client Engagement

• Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively share information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management.
· Participate on proposals


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


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