SMX is looking for a highly motivated Systems Engineer (Mid-Senior) with demonstrated experience to perform Systems Engineering for the sustainment phases of a project relative to mission planning software supporting aircraft and weapons systems on a SW intensive program.

In this role, you will join a team of highly driven, supportive, and skilled professionals engaged in supporting critical programs across the NAVAIR community.

This is an onsite role providing support for our client at Patuxent River NAS, MD.

The Systems Engineer will: 

  • Perform Systems Engineering for the sustainment phases of a project relative to mission planning software supporting the Tomahawk Weapons System
  • Ability to evaluate the impact of new capabilities and/or updated hardware and software on meeting the requirements and the mission performance on support software systems
  • Review, develop, and comment on requirements during the sustainment phases of a project by developing trade-off studies, engineering approach analyses, system implementation analyses, and performing research to provide recommendations
  • Participate in System Engineering Technical Reviews evaluating work products to Government standards
  • Support program reviews and periodic program status meetings
  • Support the Engineering Change Process
  • Support Statement of Work development

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Clearance Required: Secret
  • BS or BA degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Computer Engineering from a college program with ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.) certification.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in Systems Engineering supporting DoD aircraft systems, DoD weapons systems, DoD mission systems or DoD support systems to include the design, development, integration and system testing of computer hardware, computer software, and navigation, sensor, and communication subsystems
  • Demonstrated experience in all phases of the software engineering lifecycle
  • Ability to decompose requirements into technical system and software requirements is required
  • Some travel may be required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Tomahawk Weapons System
  • Experience in DoD acquisition and engineering processes
  • Experience with Systems Software, Systems-of-Systems engineering, model-based systems engineering, or systems safety & reliability is desired
  • The successful candidate should possess strong communication, (written/oral), and presentation skills as well as strong critical thinking and reasoning skills


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