• Systems Engineer, Sr.

    Location US-FL-Pensacola
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/11/2018 4:41 PM)
    Job ID
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    Experience (Years)
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Sr. Systems Engineer, Level II  to join our team in Pensacola, FL. The Sr. Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designs  and develops system-oriented products and prepares related installation, testing, operation, and maintenance specifications and instructions.


    • The Systems Engineer defines and analyzes architecture to establish operating conditions, conducts tests, define and analyze engineering proposals and related technical data to determine feasibility of developing new capabilities and/or modifying existing capabilities.
    • The Systems Engineer is cognizant of Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, and collaborates with various Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Project Teams, and Government entities.
    • Analyze user requirements, CONOPS and high-level system architectures to derive, develop and decompose system-level specifications
    • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the system is compatible with defined architecture, and meets customer needs
    • Conduct trade studies, to determine possible system (hardware, software, architecture) improvements
    • Plan and/or support enhancement projects (Path 1 and Path 2) and Block Upgrade projects (Path 3) through requirements definition, implementation, development, operations, performance, testing, cost and schedule, training and support, and/or system disposal
    • Develop technical documentation, including CONOPS, user guides, test plans, and other CDRL items
    • Perform deployment services, including site surveys and site installation and test
    • Perform individually and as part of a team
    • Provide input to hardware (COTS/GOTS/capacity/etc.) recommendations, including support for Technology Insertion in Government Technical Reference Model (TRM)
    • Active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and program Engineering Review Boards (ERBs)
    • Manage multiple projects of variable size
    • Define, plan and manage work packages (WP). Includes defining task, WP duration, WP sequencing, critical path analysis, resource assignment, and input to the Integrated master Schedule (IMS)
    • Establish common processes across tasks, including configuration management (CM), risk management, quality assurance (QA), etc.
    • Perform team leader functions


    US Citizenship and an active Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred

    • Six (6) or more years of system engineering experience required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is required
    • A Master's degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience
      • A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience

    Required skills:

    • Demonstrated experience or familiarity with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), compliant with ANSI/EIA Standard 748-B desired
    • Agile development methodology experience required


    • Agile software development methodology certification (e.g. SCRUM Master) required


    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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