Mission Capability Systems Engineer

Arlington, VA
Apr 07, 2021
May 12, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Immediate Opportunity to join a pioneering research and development environment working as the teams new Mission Capability Systems Engineer. This is a Direct Hire position in Arlington, VA. If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


  • Help design architectures of heterogeneous systems that solve key problems for the customers
  • Develop technical models and simulations to inform architectural recommendations
  • Work with internal/external teammates to implement the architecture with real hardware
  • Assist in the design and execution of experiments and test events
  • Help develop new tools and technologies for ensuring and analyzing the resilience and robustness of the solutions in uncertain environments

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant technical field (Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) OR operational field experience
  • 5+ years of experience working with real systems preferably with visibility across design, modeling, test, and use
  • Deep understanding in some DoD relevant domains including tracking and estimation, sensor phenomenology (e.g., RF, IR), onboard and offboard networking, mission planning, etc.
  • Relevant experience using standard analysis tools (e.g., MATLAB, Ansys), domain specific tools, or writing software in Java, Python, or C/C++
  • Due to government requirement, only US Citizens will be considered for this role
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance: will accept a US Citizen who is clearable

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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