Systems Engineer - 00051555

Systems Engineering
00051555 Requisition #
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Come to MITRE San Diego and provide the US Navy with C4I and Space capabilities to fight & win in all domains.


Key Functions:


·     Systems Engineering

o   Assess threats & vulnerabilities; identify operational needs

o   Develop operational concepts

o   Solicit functional requirements and perform requirements decomposition

o   Develop architectures, models & workflows

o   Advise development activities

o   Perform integration activities

o   Develop test plans & conduct independent verification & validation

o   Advise fielding & operational implementation activities

o   Perform operational utility assessments

·      Leadership

o   Identify difficult C4I problems that are strategically important and operationally relevant to Naval warfighting

o   Identify what needs to be done to fix them

o   Convince others to take action and rally a coalition of the willing

§  Engage senior executives, mid-level managers and those responsible for execution alike

o   Move out, take risks and exercise ownership

§  Identify desired mission outcomes

§  Identify stakeholders and the decisions they need to make

§  Develop recommendations backed by data-driven, evidence-based products

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Engineering 
  • 3 plus years of related experience
  • At least four years prior active-duty military experience
  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Required Qualifications:

  • Passionate, goal driven, team oriented and outgoing
  • Excited about MITRE’s mission to solve problems for a safer world
  • Eager to make a difference, give back and help the warfighter
  • Humble & willing to learn
  • Understands the systems engineering process and its application
  • Demonstrable ability to lead through influence not just authority
  • Effective oral & written communication skills
  • Effective team leadership
  • Obtain and maintain a Top Secret level security clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with any of the following:

  • Data Science, Analytics and/or Simulation
  • DevOps
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence
  • Software development
  • Cyber threats & mitigations
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Tactical communications under Denied, Degraded, Intermittent, Low-bandwidth conditions
  • Operations Research
  • Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Optimization
  • Human Factors, Human Centered Design, Human Systems Integration
  • Science & Technology (S&T) capability assessments, trade studies, analysis of alternatives
  • Position, Navigation & Timing (PNT)

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