Stafford, Virginia
Jan 31, 2023
Feb 08, 2023
Full Time

  • You will serve as a technical team lead responsible for management and oversight of a diverse set of stakeholders and team members.
  • You will develop System Engineering Plans, policies and procedures in accordance with DoD and Navy policies.
  • You will direct, coordinate, and integrate all systems engineering tasks to implement disciplined systems engineering process and procedures throughout all acquisition phases of the assigned subsystem, system or system of systems acquisition.
  • You will provide life cycle architecture assistance to the Project Executive Office (PEO), Project Manager, or Product Manager associated with acquisition of subsystems, systems, and system of systems.
  • You will develop supporting documentation and provide statement of impact on engineering, development, horizontal technology and technology insertion, and the ability to perform life cycle management.
  • You will develop strategies to leverage new technologies including cloud services,
  • You will ensure the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies.
  • You will determine system architecture that best meets the system requirements.
  • You will coordinate with the PM to design the project plan throughout the phases of the project to ensure that the project can be successfully executed, and risks mitigated as soon as practical.
  • You will perform the review of each system requirement and confirms the origin and need for the requirement and that the requirement is reasonable. Identifies and resolves conflicts between various requirements and elements within the system.
  • You will review and approve the system validation requirements and test plans.
  • You will perform technical system risk planning and appropriate risk mitigation actions.
  • You will Lead discussions and decisions around the management of the system requirements and guide the team for configuration control of requirements and designs.
  • You will perform the identification and definition of key interfaces between the systems and components and resolve conflicts between these interfaces.
  • You will work with customers and across the organization to understand how the customer's needs are evolving and how this will impact our system and subsystems.
  • You will define the system and subsystems lifecycle through the products operating life.
  • You will perform the necessary System Modeling and Simulation, Engineering Mathematical and Quantitative Analysis, and other analysis as necessary.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final TOP SECRET SCI security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is designated as a Cyber IT/Cybersecurity Workforce position. You must obtain and maintain the credentials as described in SECNAV M-5239.2 for specialty area 621: Software Developer level: Advanced within 12 months of appointment.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). Certification in the Acquisition Functional Area and category assigned to the position is required within established category timeframes.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Evaluating system design and application architecture, AND experience working with hardware and software engineering processes, procedural and object oriented languages, secure software development practices, and Web Application security concepts and practices.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


Bachelor's degree in computer science


bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

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