Systems Engineer (ALL levels)

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/19/2022 2:01 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Take on the challenge of Digital Engineering transformation. Noblis ESI is seeking a Systems Engineer with mission assurance, lifecycle readiness, or validation and verification experience for their Chantilly location to: 
-Serve as program support to the government Program Manager (PM) with responsibility for technical knowledge of the assigned teams and programs/projects:

  • ensure mission assurance products and services are visible, relevant, and a trusted source for mission development, execution, and success across the enterprise
  • analyze trends in anomaly root cause analysis
  • support enterprise risk, issue, and opportunity management as related to mission assurance and validation and verification
  • support the planning and execution of enterprise and system-level verification, validation and transition activities
  • support the recommended closure of enterprise and system requirements through independent verification, validation, and test
  • participate in readiness events in support of enterprise, system, and acquisition-level test milestones
  • prepare reports describing the results, risk assessment, discrepancy reporting, and lessons learned of those validation and verification activities

-Provide technical guidance and recommendations related to the integration of National Systems-based capabilities

-Lead IPT meetings and review process boards to include but not limited to ERBs, CCBs, SRRs, and PMRs

-Collaborate with Digital Engineering team to integrate MBSE-based processes

ensuring analysis and feedback of operational data is provided to programs through various working groups

-Assist in the roadmap and implementation from traditional system-to-system architecture to a SAFe Agile-based and Model-Based System Engineering approach

-Serve as technical expert in their assigned area

-Other responsibilities include administrative and technical support to the Government leadership team, cross tower coordination, external mission partners and other DoD/IC customers

-Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance with a Counter-Intelligence Polygraph


Noblis ESI is seeking a Systems Engineer with mission assurance, lifecycle readiness, or validation and verification experience for their Chantilly location

-Bachelor's degree

-Experience in Project and Systems Engineering, with emphasis on Government acquisition in DoD or IC

-Possess strong Systems Engineering discipline with mission assurance, lifecycle readiness, or validation and verification experience

-Experience working space and ground programs from architecture-definition documentation (ADD/CONOPS) through requirements derivation and allocation, performance metric generation and assessment, test case development, and requirement closure tracing

-Experience with trend analysis for root cause of failures and anomalies

-Experience writing test strategies, plans, procedures, and checklists; and executing tests, analyzing data, and summarizing results

-Experience in system integration and transition approaches to accommodate the End-to-End GEOINT, SIGINT or COMM mission threads

-Experience creating and maintaining capability integration roadmaps and schedules

-Experience in assessment of requirements and schedule changes through Request For Change (RFC) reviews

-Ability to problem solve in a rapidly changing environment and interface with the customer daily

-Track and respond to office tasking, build, and present program briefings, and update project schedules and calendars

-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and perform other duties as assigned

-Possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to manage multiple customer requests simultaneously

-Expected to seek and assume higher levels of technical responsibility, manage time effectively across more than one initiative, and apply sound technical judgment

-Must be able to demonstrate excellent relationship building and management skills

-Must possess an active TS/SCI security clearance with a Counter-Intelligence Polygraph



  • B.S. degree in STEM 
  • 3 years’ experience
  • Background / knowledge in systems engineering


  • B.S. degree in STEM 
  • 7 years’ experience
  • Background / knowledge in National space and ground systems engineering


  • B.S. degree in STEM
  • 12 years’ experience
  • Background / knowledge in National space and ground systems engineering


-Master’s Degree

-Experience in transitioning policy, standards, guidance, methods, dashboards, and training to a digital engineering environment

-Analysis of processes and practices, identify improvement opportunities, and implement identified improvements

-Familiarity with the IC and NRO enterprise architecture, DOD's space architecture, and Statement Of Capabilities and Enterprise Capability Document line items

-Knowledge of Electro Optical, RADAR, SIGINT, Communications, Mission Management, and Mission processing systems supporting a space and ground architecture

-Experience generating and validating inter-segment and inter-system interface requirements for major space mission systems

-Experience in supporting Requirements Engineering, CONOPs development, and system integration to accommodate End to End Systems Engineering

-Working knowledge of and demonstrated experience with change management processes

-Certified in one or more of the following: INCOSE (or DAWIA equivalent), OMG Systems Modeler, Agile, Project Management, MBSE

-Capable of achieving an OMG Certified Systems Modeling Professional (OCSMP) Intermediate certification

-Experience with RDNG/DOORs requirements database management/repository, Rhapsody, SysML applications, Confluence, Jira, or JSMART

-Understand how system requirements, design, analysis, verification and validation activities are enabled by MBSE across the digital thread (the engineering lifecycle).

-Ability to operate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

-Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to summarize and brief senior level Government leaders, civilians, and military officers

-Be able to travel

Client Engagement

· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions.
· Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions


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.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


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