Systems Engineer



Position Title: Systems Engineer

Timeframe: Immediately

Location: Reston, VA (Gov’t site)

Security Clearance: Top Secret, with Active SCI, with in-scope Counter-Intelligence (CI) Polygraph

General Summary: Full-time Systems Engineer position, providing systems integration expertise as part of a cross-functional team for terrestrial-based technical collection.






  • Support multiple teams and projects simultaneously
  • Perform algorithm development and analysis to evaluate collection capabilities
  • Provide technical input into full project life-cycle including: CONOPs, requirements development and definition, oversight of system design and developer implementation, systems test and evaluation, deployment and operational implementation
  • Assess technical solutions provided by external developers and provide recommendations to the government
  • Take part in occasional CONUS and OCONUS travel


Required Qualifications:


  • BS or higher in an applicable engineering discipline (i.e., Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.)
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting DoD/IC
  • Expert level knowledge of sensor development process
  • Experience with EO/IR systems, optics, signal processing and image processing 
  • Knowledge of and previous experience defining technical requirements
  • Experience using Matlab, Python and signal processing tools
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Quick to understand tasking
  • Flexible, organized, and understands the big picture
  • Ability to focus on mission critical details
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Critical thinker with proven problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications:


  • SETA experience
  • Knowledge of systems acquisition process

Bluehawk, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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