Systems Engineering Lead

Aurora, CO 80011

Posted: 09/03/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: 14177
Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Systems Engineering Lead to join our team at our client s site in Aurora, Colorado.

As a Systems Engineering Lead, you will be a member of a dynamic and multi-discipline development team within our clients program area. The Systems Engineering Lead, at either the system, subsystem or component level, will contribute to a team of systems engineers in the accomplishment of engineering tasks in a development environment. The candidate will provide leadership for overall system development, technical and cost estimation efforts for engineering change proposals and integrated change management activity, and lead/support engineering studies. The candidate will provide technical direction and clarification of requirements to software development teams, integration and test personnel; perform system engineering analyses including trade studies, requirements definition and derivation, interface definition, system architecture, and requirement validation and verification; support planning/development and interfaces with personnel from other organizations; attend technical interchange meetings with other program personnel, and support the organization in matters pertaining to the development of his/her project. The candidate will provide status on assigned Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) tasks as required; provide document review and resolve technical systems engineering and integration issues. Must have the ability to manage time and resources in order to meet assigned deadlines.

Required Skills:

10+ years demonstrated engineering leadership experience with proven track record

Experience in systems engineering functions including: operations concept development, requirements management, technical risk management, interface definition and control, and integration and test

Experience with technical leadership in support of engineering change proposals

Experience as BOE lead on engineering change proposals

Experience working systems in large domains that interact with multiple external entities

Experience in Agile/DevOps development environments

Understanding of the SE lifecycle and change management process

Experience with requirements analysis/management

Experience in functional decomposition, interface analysis and definition

Knowledge of and experience working in DOORS

Knowledge of system integration and system test

Strong analytical and problem solving abilities

Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team

Proven written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills

Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools

Proven ability to meet timelines


Desired Skills:

Systems Engineering Lead on a government contract

Experience using Enterprise Architect

Understanding of DoDAF 2.0 architecture framework

Raytheon BOE certification

Experience with participating in Engineering Gate reviews

Experience working on a program managed using Earned Value Management

Qualified Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent

Master s Degree or higher in Engineering, Science or Mathematics


Education Requirements:

B.S./B.A. in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math, or STEM field


Security Clearance:

  • Must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI clearance with poly on day one of employment, and must be cross-over eligible.
  • Must be able to obtain a SAP security clearance




Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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