The MITRE Corporation Lead Aerospace Systems Engineer (TS/SCI Clearance) in Chantilly, Virginia

Lead Aerospace Systems Engineer (TS/SCI Clearance)


Are you looking to apply your systems engineering skills and acquisition expertise to have a positive impact on national security? If so, join MITRE in supporting the National Space Program's (NSP’s) most challenging missions.

The Reconnaissance Systems Engineering and Integration department is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer with acquisition skills to support the National Space Program. You will work with MITRE and Government staff on this customer’s most critical outcomes. We are seeking candidates with aerospace and systems engineering skills to enhance our nation’s reconnaissance capabilities.

Key Functions:

Provide systems engineering analysis and acquisition expertise to:

  • Influence the acquisition and development of aerospace-related systems to improve enterprise and system performance

  • Support the formulation and execution of program level acquisition strategies

  • Identify and develop mitigation strategies to address technical and programmatic risks throughout the acquisition process

  • Refine and validate technical requirements

  • Contribute to the development of technical acquisition documentation such as Mission Needs Statements, Requirements definition, Source Selection Plans, Statements of Work and more

  • May be required to support source selections and the analysis and evaluation of contractor proposals


Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Systems Engineering processes

  • Basic understanding of Reconnaissance missions, capabilities, and underlying sciences

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in effectively communicating and defending complex analytical results verbally and in written products

  • Experience with DOD and IC acquisition processes

  • Current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

- Advanced technical degree

- Demonstrated leadership skills

- Experience interacting with Government senior executives

Minimum Qualifications: BS and 8 years related experience.

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Chantilly

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Apr 26, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 00050111