Systems Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO 80908

Posted: 08/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 26136 Pay Range: $40/hr-$50/hr Remote Friendly: No

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our Client's team.

Successful candidate will perform use case development, and prepare systems engineering artifacts including definition of Epics and Features under the direction of the Engineering Support ART to be developed by program Cross-Functional Product Teams to implement customer requested capabilities. Support the development and review of interface documents, system requirements, Verification Cross Reference Matrix (VCRM) development, architectural documentation, system engineering estimates, and author and perform formal and informal engineering reviews. Position will also provide use case development support to junior systems engineering team members to enhance use case skills in the department. Candidate needs to have the ability to be flexible to support various tasking on short notice. Work will be performed under the direction of the Engineering Support ART, various product owners and require interfacing with team members, C2BMC management, and government customers to ensure high quality products are generated on time and within the resources available. Responsibilities include adhering to DOORS processes and procedures, reviewing the content and details of technical products, and acting as a technical interface to MDA working level counterparts on an as-required basis. Candidate will be actively involved in the efforts associated with Agile development including iteration planning, providing status updates, and agile team leadership.

The Systems Engineer is expected to have less than 5 years of experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, and specialty engineers to develop solutions that includes a background in all aspects of the systems development life cycle. The Systems Engineer should have demonstrated contributions to implementation that includes the ability to analyze high level needs and defined a structured and logical approach to refine the capability into an integrated set of requirements that led to a fielded product. The Systems Engineer should have demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively, clearly present technical approaches and findings, and have experience in writing and implementing engineering plans within a project. 

Candidate must possess an understanding of systems engineering process and principles. A successful applicant should have a proven track record of successfully applying system engineering principles to develop product solutions. Candidates should have experience developing system engineering artifacts, specifically within Model Based System Engineering. Candidates should have experience with a system modeling tool, such as CAMEO, or Enterprise Architect. In addition, candidates require experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software and specialty engineers to develop solutions. Excellent communications skills are required (written and oral) as is the ability to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Able to write and implement engineering plans within a project. Desired skills include experience working within an Agile development environment, domain experience with both Space and Missile Defense.

Entry-level to experienced, but still a learner typically with an advanced degree and 0 years experience or bachelors degree and 0-2+ years experience or equivalent; some use and/or application of technical principles, theories, and concepts; develops solutions to problems of limited to moderate scope and complexity; work may be closely supervised while following specific, detailed instructions or under general supervision; failure to achieve results may result in the allocation of additional resources and cause delays in program schedules; contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor, project leaders and internal to company or group with infrequent customer contacts. May also include non-exempt personnel involved in technical work with appropriate education and/or specialized training and 0 to 7+ years experience or equivalent.

Security Clearance Required: Secret

Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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