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System Engineer - Sr

System Engineer - Sr

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BLUEHAWK is looking for a Systems Engineer, Sr for our active position in Herndon, VA


  • Analyze user’s requirements, concepts of operations documents, and high level architectures to develop system requirements specifications
  • Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities
  • Negotiates scope and resolves challenges via planning adjustments
  • Provides visibility into progress and impediments
  • Facilitates program level processes and execution
  • Facilitates problem-solving to manage risk, remove impediments, drive program-level continuous improvement, validate system characteristics, properties and behaviors, and enable early feedback
  • Guide users (product owners) in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies
  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design and technology
  • Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations
  • Develop system architecture and system design documentation
  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans
  • Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues, or conflicts
  • Responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the System Engineering area of responsibility
  • Communicate with other program personnel, government, overseers, and senior executives


Skills and Tasks

  • Able to develop & use exceptionally complex concepts & processes that span multiple organizations and disciplines
  • Performs multiple tasks at specialist level
  • Leads multiple Junior/Mid-level personnel
  • May be recognized as a SME
  • Evaluates & recommends new technology & processes based upon cost, risk, mission
  • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customer
  • NGA, IC or DoD IT experience strongly preferred.
  • AWS experience required.


Guidance Required


  • Provides expert guidance & direction (possibly as SME)
  • Directs multiple personnel/contractors through entire project life cycle


Education/Certification/Experience Required


  • Master’s degree plus 4 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years’ experience
  • Associates degree plus 8 years’ experience


  • a minimum of 10 years’ experience, in relevant field
  • Applicable software/ hardware/management training & certification (e.g.; specialties like cybersecurity require CISSP)


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

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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