• System Engineer - Sr

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

    Candidate must also have a Software backgroud and a good understanding/knowledge of AWS cloud system.

    Must possess an active TS/SCI to be considered.


    • 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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