• Systems Engineer, Level 6

    Location US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/27/2018 9:45 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Engineer to join our team in the Columbia, MD area. The Systems Engineer will provide support systems engineering to the customer programs.


    • The SE will work in a team tasked to inventory and capture the components (e.g., Systems, Services, Functions, etc.) comprising the system under study including some or all of the following: requirements, involved logical and physical interfaces, relevant data flows, and anticipated systems behavior
    • Utilize a Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) tool to generate appropriate system documentation (Interface Definitions, Functional Flow Block Diagrams, Physical Internal Block Diagrams, etc.) 
    • The team lead will interface with program Subject Matter Experts (SME) to review and update MBSE-generated models. 
    • Analyze the Solution MBSE-generated models, together with supporting technical documentation, to determine a most reasonable set of test scenarios and associated test cases sufficient for verification and validation of integrated capability threads



    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Twenty (20) years' systems engineering experience supporting IC programs. 
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering (Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management). Related disciplines: (Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics) or similar degree and meets the experience requirements, or equivalent documented combination of training and experience
      • A Master's degree or PhD in a qualifying engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, thereby reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience
    • System-level experience with complex systems of systems
    • Experience with system engineering tools
    • Hands-on experience developing specific engineering products
    • Experience producing and /or interpreting Use Case Diagrams with specifications
    • Understanding and ability to describe system architectures
    • Experience with SME engagement (preparation, meeting objectives, interview techniques) to elicit information necessary for producing system models
    • Technical and people;e skills necessary to collaborate with customers, SME, and senior technical and programmatic leadership
    • Ability to review and analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, system architecture, requirement traceability, performance analysis, simulation, value modeling, or testing)
    • Demonstrated experience developing or assessing specifications, interface requirements, system deign, analysis and tradeoff, thread engineering test plans and test scenarios
    • Demonstrated ability to scope a problem, determine required model fidelity, and criteria for success
    • Successful candidates will be detail oriented and exhibit strong organization skills; must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to comfortably interact with all levels of organization management while operating in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision

    Individual Capabilities Desired:

    • Have used Model Based Systems Engineering to capture:
      • function, behavior,
      • structure, components, objects,
      • information flow, interfaces, ports,
      • interactions, scenarios
    • SIGINT experience, useful if also familiar with Compliance and/or Cyber
    • Familiar with SysML (modeling syntax) and IDef (presentation symbology)
    • Highly Desirable to have experience with one or more of the following tools: SAP Sybase PowerDesigner, IBM Rhapsody, Mathworks Simulink/MATLAB, MagicDraw, CORE, CAMEO, System Architect and Innoslate



    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 are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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