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CACI International Senior Systems Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None


What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Assist in developing a new or innovative approach to a technical or engineering issue

  • Assist in conducting an evaluation to determine its suitability for project implementation

  • Analyze and propose appropriate engineering standards and processes for a project

  • Supervise or coordinate the work of other contractor engineers or technicians on a project

  • Leverage Model Based Systems Engineering to support requirements capture, system design, and system testing

  • Assist in developing a new or innovative approach to a technical or engineering issue

  • Assist in conducting an evaluation to determine its suitability for project implementation

  • Analyze and propose appropriate engineering standards and processes for a project

  • Conduct quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas such as Reliability, Maintainability, Vulnerability, Survivability, Produceability

  • Use validated models, simulations, and prototyping to conduct trade analysis to optimize system operations, mitigate risk, and reduce cost of system development

  • Support an Alternatives (AoA) effort to identify a preferred solution based on selection criteria adjusted for reasonableness and validity of assumptions, technology limitations, environmental impact, and life-cycle costs

  • Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination

  • Support the development of a system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis

  • Capture all interface designs in a common interface control format, and store interface data in a commonly accessible Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) repository

  • Prepare time-line analysis diagrams illustrating the flow of time-dependent functions

  • Develop operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards and UML/UPDM

  • Develop system design alternatives that consider life cycle cost, reuse, complexity, risk, system expansion, and growth

  • Provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)

  • Assess each technical risk to the program and determine the probability of occurrence and quantified consequence of failure in accordance with an approved risk management plan

  • Support the identification and management of system requirements and derived requirements to ensure systems compatibility with the defined system architecture(s) – Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.

  • Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components

  • Participate in Integrated Product Teams to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of development and operational considerations

  • Participate in interface configuration definition, design, and changes to meet external system needs and technology changes

  • Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable

  • Analyze and develop 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 needs

  • Contribute to the development of systems engineering documentation (e.g., System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirement’s specifications, and Interface Control Documents)

  • Review system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete

  • Support the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA Strategy)

  • Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan

  • In conjunction with system stakeholders, plan the verification efforts of new and unproven designs early in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with established requirements

  • Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline, Engineering Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or physics from an accredited college or university plus ten (10) years of systems engineering experience.

  • Or a High School Diploma or GED plus fourteen (14) years of general systems engineering experience.

  • Or a master’s degree in an Engineering discipline or a related discipline mentioned above from an accredited college or university plus eight (8) years of systems engineering experience.

  • Or a PhD in an Engineering discipline or a related discipline mentioned above from an accredited college or university plus eight (8) years of systems engineering experience.

  • DoD Architectural Framework (DoDAF) or Federal Enterprise Architectural Framework (FEAF) experience desired

  • Familiarity with Cameo Enterprise Architecture and SysML or UML desired

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What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview:

CACI 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (https://careers.caci.com/global/en/employee-benefits)

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$85,800 - $180,200

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