DARPA Systems Engineer (3-DSE-12-17)

  • Centra Technology
  • Arlington, VA (Ballston)
  • 02/26/2018

Job Description

Security Clearance: TS/SCI Arlington, VA (Ballston) CENTRA is currently seeking talented, enthusiastic, and dynamic systems engineers to work closely with DARPA Program Managers as well as high level personnel throughout the government and industry research and development communities. Applicants must be strong in systems engineering and possess superior oral and written communications skills. Candidates should be self-starters capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Travel is required Identifying and translating user requirements into specific technology/system research and development objectives. Defining system architectures and supporting subsystem performance requirements; and generating transition agreements. Conducting quantitative analyses of system mission requirements as they pertain to the development of advanced technologies; evaluate alternatives and trade-offs; conduct cost-benefit analyses; and investigate compatibility, interoperability, and integration with existing systems. Supporting program experimentation and testing efforts, including preparation of experiment/test plans; coordination with performers, government agents, ranges and test facilities; implementation and inspection of safety requirements within the time frame requested. Developing and preparing documentation and accompanying briefing materials for senior management and stakeholders within DARPA as well as the services and industry. Assisting in the development and transition of technology and systems to the DoD and commercial user community by supporting the activities of on-going and future work and through familiarity with the interaction of the technology/system program and the respective community at large BS in Engineering or Science field US citizenship and Secret clearance Experience in commercial or defense-related technology research and/or development programs is preferred Familiarity with systems engineering processes and procedures Ability to provide practical and creative solutions in a demanding work environment Ability to work in a dynamic team environment Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance BS in Engineering field and at least 8 years of experience, or MS in Engineering or Science field and at least 5 years of experience TS clearance Military and/or DARPA program support experience CENTRA Technology, Inc. provides analytic services and systems engineering to US Government and commercial customers. We have offices in Burlington, MA and Arlington, VA. EOE/Veterans/Disabled. CENTRA offers a full range of benefits, including competitive salary, comprehensive health plan including dental coverage, company-paid life & disability insurance policies, 401(k) plan with company match and profit-sharing, ESOP, incentive bonuses, and a generous educational reimbursement program. Interested candidates should send a resume to recruiter@centratechnology.com. Please reference job code 3-DSE-12-17 in the subject line. JBCentra ICJBMeta