Systems Engineer

Alexandria, Virginia
Aug 05, 2022
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
Systems Engineer

Alexandria, VA Join our Talent Network

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Systems Engineer

Alexandria, VA

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

For nearly a decade, Chenega Technical Innovations (CTI) has been an industry leader in the federal small business marketplace, providing agencies and commercial customers tomorrow's solutions in Integration and IT. Today, CTI possesses hundreds of employees and dozens of operations, integrating federal and DoD programs and capabilities around the world.

PdM TENCAP is chartered with the responsibility of executing the Army's Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP) program. Army TENCAP's mission is to enable the Army to rapidly exploit and influence National capabilities and architectures. Army TENCAP conducts advanced development and rapid prototyping to enhance, inform, and modernize Army capabilities. PdM TENCAP responsibilities include support to Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA) to maintain connections to national and theater systems, prototype development and transition of technology into Army systems, and acquisition of equipment as directed by the TENCAP General Officer Steering Group (TGOSG) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) (ASA(ALT)).


TheSystems Engineeris responsible for preparing decision justification materials and design studies to identify and address program/project capability gaps to ensure customer satisfaction by resolving system engineering issues and ensuring their needs are met. TheSystems Engineerwills upport development of Simplified Acquisition Management Plans (SAMPs), which address the program's overall acquisition approach, including systems engineering and risk management approaches for TENCAP projects.

Work you'll do

As a Systems Engineer within our TENCAP team, you will:
  • Prepare study results for presentation to leadership.
  • Help develop and manage requirement baselines.
  • Support configuration and change management, support technical review preparation, presentation and evaluation, and support execution of risk, issue, and opportunity management.
  • Coordinate with test and evaluation staff for execution of requirements verification and validation.
  • Participate in and provide recommendation for acceptance or rejection of program reviews, including Software Specification Reviews (SSR), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR), Critical Design Reviews (CDR), and Test Readiness Reviews (TRR).
  • Draft proposed acquisition strategies and cost estimates to facilitate program milestone execution.
  • Draft program documentation, System specification, and Concept of Operations (CONOPs).
  • Recommend acceptance or rejection of project review and trade studies, test plans and procedures, and test reports.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information or in related field.
  • 10+ years of experience with progressively complex experience in design, development, integration, and testing of DoD or Intelligence systems.
  • 7+ years of experience with systems engineering and design for the DoD or Intelligence Programs.
  • Top secret clearance required with the ability to obtain Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI)
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

  • Experience with military engineering or military systems software in the US Army preferred.
  • Experience with Distributed Common Ground System - Army (DCGS-A).
  • Experience with Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT).
  • Knowledge of system engineering processes, procedures, and best practices.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong skills (both written and oral), strong customer service, and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and understand what is being described by the end user as well as the ability to explain problem resolutions when necessary.
  • Ability to design and maintain technical and project documentation.
  • Ability to utilize business resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to identify and solve system engineer issues efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to occasionally work after hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays as required.


    At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

    We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


    At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

    Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

    Chenega MIOS's culture

    Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

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    Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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