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Systems Engineer - Senior

Reston, VA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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We are looking for a motivated and experienced Senior Systems Engineer with a commitment to quality to join our agile, dynamic, and collaborative Kirin Team. The Kirin Framework is a processing framework integrating applications and data feeds. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience successfully implementing and applying conventional IT principles and practices into emerging environments.


Assigned tasks may include the development of Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) and user stories, backlog prioritization and management, technical documentation, sprint planning, customer engagement and close interaction with software and system test engineers on the team to achieve program objectives.


The SE will coordinates with the Principal Investigator, Software and System Lead Engineers and program applications to accomplish program work efforts coordination, documentation of efforts in the Integration Guide and CDRLs, and overall applications integration on the Kirin Framework. Coordinates TEMs and meeting with associate program applications developers to coordinate integration. Supports customer meeting and briefings as requested by the Principal and Chief Engineers.


Position may require occasional business travel to customer locations in support of product demonstrations and customer meetings.


Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience


Required Skills and Education

Bachelor of Science degree in engineering/technical discipline, and 10+ year(s) related experience or equivalent experience, training and/or certifications

Proficient in requirements identification, analysis, documentation, and tracking

Proficient analyzing customer needs, and identifying user stories and technical tasks to achieve various Agile objectives and iterative development schedules

Proficient in statistical analysis methods and tools

Experience with system integration and test on a Windows or Linux platform

Team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic/collaborative environment

Motivated self-starter with good problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability

Ability to develop improved methods to increase program efficiency

Demonstrated leadership skills (supervisory experience, building teams, mentoring, building customer relationships)

Ability to negotiate effectively with higher level managers, functional managers, customers, industry partners, and teammates

Strong oral and written communications skills

Good planning and organizational skills

7+ years of system architecture experience with enterprise software systems


Preferred Skills and Education

Experience with Agile management tools (e.g., Jira, etc.)

Experience with UML/SysML modeling tools such as Enterprise Architect, System Architect, etc.

Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Subversion, Git, etc.)

IC3 experience preferred

Experience with DevOps tools and processes

Experience with Cloud computing environments ( e.g., AWS, Azure)

Knowledge of open, standards-based architectures, interfaces and geospatial data

Working knowledge of ITW/AA operations and certifications

Familiarity with DoDAF

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) certification (e.g., ASEP, CSEP, ESEP)


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