Engineer Systems Architect 6 in Fairfax, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 7105 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Senior 

Job Description

Seeking experienced professional to support critical client proposal efforts. Designs and develops winning solutions for challenging client proposals while collaborating with executives, capture managers, operations teams, and subject matter experts. Must be a proven problem solver in technical and management disciplines especially in the DoD and IC agencies and departments. Develops and translates capture strategy and technical and operational delivery capabilities into compelling and compliant proposal content that are both responsive to client requirements and consistent with the capture strategy. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

•    Combining strategic thought leadership with the ability to guide, write, and review proposal sections irrespective of the discipline, technology, or requirements of those sections
•    Coordinating line organization, proposal, and capture resources and managing interdependencies between multi-disciplinary teams to develop high-quality proposal content that satisfies procurement requirements while showcasing differentiated technology offerings
•    Contributing to the development of persuasive win themes and practical delivery approaches that apply technical concepts and business capabilities to solve specific mission challenges
•    Eliciting inputs from Subject Matter Experts and crafting them into succinctly worded, persuasive arguments to describe how critical technologies address strategic enterprise objectives
•    Delivering overarching CONOPS including refinement of Statement of goals and objectives of the system/approach; develop strategies, tactics, policies, and constraints affecting the solution; and, describe organizations, activities, and interactions among participants and stakeholders.
•    Preparing and briefing solutions for review during Technical Readiness Reviews of assigned opportunities and serving as a reviewer for the solutions of other opportunities. 
•    Engaging key clients and company thought leaders to develop trusted relationships and collaborative rapport with decision-makers on major procurements
•    Coaching and mentoring subject matter experts and other team members, offering strategic perspective across the entire bid/capture process, and providing high level direction

Minimum Qualifications

•    Federal procurement: Must have a strong understanding of the capture and proposal lifecycle, as well as a working understanding of the Federal procurement process, including the FAR, contracting vehicles, and the nuances of Federal contracting
•    Solutioning approach: demonstrated ability to employ a systems, or systems of systems (SoS), approach to problem solving with a working knowledge of systems engineering, agile engineering, digital engineering, or model-based systems engineering (MBSE)
•    Team Player: Works well independently and in an intensely collaborative team environment while providing the same level of quality support across a diverse set of customers
•    Attention to detail: Exemplifies deep attention to detail with a sense of urgency while working on client-facing deliverables, where customers expect high-quality, winning proposals
•    Communication: Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate themes, ideas, and other insights to management, relevant stakeholders, and evaluation boards
•    Problem-solving skills: Must be intellectually curious with strong creative and imaginative prowess to generate ideas for solving complex problems and producing outcomes
•    Flexibility: Able to adjust to frequent changes in priorities, effectively managing time and working across multiple projects with competing deadlines 
•    Computer skills: Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint
•    Education: BS/BA in Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Management, or Business Management or in a related field
•    Experience: 16+ years of experience designing solutions in response to Federal RFPs as well as leading capture and proposal engagements
•    Clearance: SECRET required; TOP SECRET desired

HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong.

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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