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Job #: R-00051721
Location: NA, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

More About the Role:
This Systems Engineering (SE) opportunity on the U.S. Navy’s Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) will allow participation on a high-visibility DoD program that provides engineering support to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), the largest information technology (IT) network in the world. This opportunity will provide many opportunities to challenge and grow your skills as an SE.

A successful candidate will apply sound, efficient Systems Engineering (SE) experience and expertise to the NMCI enterprise IT domain, and contribute to the Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Governance Team.  In this role, a successful candidate will provide the MBSE knowledge to support systems engineers who are responsible for projects that maintain, transform, and modernize the NMCI. This candidate will utilize their systems engineering experience to perform hands-on activities within the model and MBSE tools.

The candidate will work with other engineers on the MBSE Governance Team to develop and manage the foundation of the MBSE practice – creating the SysML model, integrating the MBSE tool suite, and detailing the MBSE processes.  This position is a member of a small team that is responsible for providing the core competency for MBSE, SysML, MBSE processes, and Cameo Systems Modeler (CSM) and MBSE Tool Suite across the entire SMIT program.

What You'll Get to Do:
•Learn MBSE tools, language, processes, and methodology to support the MBSE Governance team.
•Work with IT domain experts to determine how to model NMCI service areas, develop modeling and test case patterns, develop simulation experiments, and identify visualizations for formal/peer technical reviews and analysis. Identify and specify tool automation opportunities to increase efficiency.  
•Develop SE process model and change management processes/procedures for the model, MBSE style guide and modeling procedures, SysML/model training materials, model-based technical review artifacts. Provide MBSE/SysML/model training to systems engineering team.
•Translate systems engineering processes from traditional document-based system engineering efforts to delivery of model-based work products to customers as required.
•Provide input to the SMIT MBSE Implementation and Style Guide, the MBSE Training Plan, develop training exercises, and train the Team, other service providers, and the Government on its application.
•Collaborate and coordinate with external customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other engineering disciplines. 
•Mentor junior team members on MBSE, SysML, and CSM.
•Support key MBSE-related activities (e.g., modeling MBSE processes, developing patterns, test cases, and simulations based on input from domain experts, identifying MBSE tool integration requirements).

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Requires B.S. Degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience (in System Engineering, Software Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university).
•8+ years experience in an IT related field on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
•Willingness to learn and champion Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) practices (tool, language, methodology).
•Able to synthesize knowledge from multiple IT domains to apply to new, complicated problems.
•Experience working in large enterprise operations environments that include: identification, development, analysis of enterprise IT activities, solutions/risk mitigations, artifacts and migrations.
•Experience applying systems engineering fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments.
•Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists both internal and external to resolve complex technical issues.
•Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex system problems and develop innovative solutions. 
•Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of system integration activities.
•Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment
•Must be able to work independently to develop innovative modeling approaches and optimizations.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with customer representatives, domain experts, and other systems engineers in the development of complex software systems.
•Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
•Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing.
•Travel may be required (post COVID).

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Master’s degree in Systems Engineering.
•Leadership experience.
•Defense industry experience.
•Experience with MBSE tools such as:
oNo Magic’s Cameo Systems Modeler, Collaborator, Teamwork Cloud.
oProficient with MBSE tools (Magic Draw or Rational Rhapsody).
oProficiency in SysML.
•Experience applying SysML-based MBSE methods, tools, and frameworks to develop rigorous specifications and designs of commercial and/or DoD systems/components.
•Experience with employing Digital Engineering tools specific to the Navy IT solution.
•Familiarity with the following tools:
oAtlassian JIRA.
oBMC ITSM Suite.
oSyndeia Model Federator.
oRiverbed Netplanner or other similar network and/or data center detailed design tools.
oOMG Certified Systems Modeling Professional (OCSMP) Model User or better (experience more valued than certification).
oINCOSE Certification.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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