Systems Engineering Lead - 36820 in Hanover, MD at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 12/25/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Hanover, MD
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    Not Specified
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  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

Position Summary

The Systems Engineering Lead shall serve as the senior technical advisor for all technical aspects of work performed on a $1B program. The Engineering Lead shall provide technical expertise and direction to support each TDL’s USG Site POC. This Key Personnel position will be the primary resource responsible for advising senior Government leadership and decision makers on the efficacy of engineering support to each TDL.

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Performs complex and advanced engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system development, engineering analysis and research for one or more programs.
  • Provides technical advisory and consulting expertise to programs and projects under development, acting as a recognized authority in the appropriate scientific field.  Provides engineering subject matter expertise, guidance and work leadership to technical staff and other internal groups. Serves as a technical specialist for the organization in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes.
  • Serves as program technical team lead.  Prioritizes technical issues, plans technical approach, and works with program managers to develop schedules and staffing plans to support program delivery milestones. 
  • Supports program risk identification and management activities.  Coordinates the application of the organization’s technical resources when required. 
  • Develops and provides final technical review of major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.
  • Conducts independent technical investigations and provides impact assessments and design recommendations to clients.  Provides assurance that technical projects are performed in a technically proficient manner and ensures conclusions and recommendations are supported by the analyses presented.
  • Contributes original ideas and innovations to both solicited and unsolicited proposals that result in the expansion of ongoing programs or new program starts.  Develops related briefings and provides understandable and compelling presentations of technical ideas/proposals.
  • Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties.  Establishes and monitors standards for internal quality programs. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.

Required Education and Experience (Mandatory)

  • Bachelor’s degree required with graduate level education in system engineering and program management or related fields of study with relevant professional technical experience
  • A minimum of fifteen years of experience as a technical lead in DoD C5ISR engineering programs to include but not limited to leading technical teams, system integration, and manned and unmanned ISR programs.
  • Possess active TS/SCI clearance 

Desired Experience:

  • A minimum of five years of experience developing and integrating ISR sensor components such as: SAR/ISAR radars, Signals Intelligences SIGINT sensors, Electro-optics sensors, and SATCOM communications systems
  • Desired experience in the following areas Intelligence Analysis, AI, Cybersecurity, MS&A

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Expert knowledge of advanced engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.
  • Expert knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
  • Excellent customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

About Technical Solutions, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries:

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division is accelerating national security solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising more than 7,000 professionals, our unique national security portfolio includes cyber and electronic warfare, fleet sustainment, ISR, live, virtual, constructive (LVC) solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and unmanned systems. For more information, visit


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

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