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Systems Engineer, Junior

Company: LinQuest Corporation
Location: Herndon
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for the self-driven, the bold, the passionate Systems Engineers who will join LinQuest (LQ) on an exciting journey of professional thrill and personal growth as the LQ Team pursues and steps up to strategic Customer Enterprise-level challenges. This effort is in direct support of a US Space Industry Prime Partner in the Chantilly, VA area.
Key Responsibilities:
Under guidance of LQ Program Leaders, in consultation with cognizant Customer's and Stakeholders' D&O leaderships, support planning, development, and documentation of comprehensive DE/MBSE-centric:
SE Processes and Methodologies that span complete systems development lifecycle activities. Examples of SE Processes are Architecture Definition and Management, Requirements Management, Configuration and Data Management, Schedule Management, Verification and Validation Management, Mission Assurance Management etc.
Over-arching and detail implementation guides and best practices of MBSE tools and techniques in support of above SE Processes. Ensure consistent and robust synthesis and documentation of common and/or mission-specific, -tailored digital modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A) methodologies and best practices.
Enterprise-wide Data and Knowledge Governance strategy and implementation plan that maximize process efficiency, user benefits associated with optimum construct of Authoritative Source(s) of Truth (ASoT) repositories, organizational productivity, and end-to-end information assurance associated with Customer-specific Cyber/IT framework and mandates.
Identification, coordination, creation, integration, and documentation of end-to-end systems development SE and MS&A Process Workflows incl but not limited to work products and schedule review, prioritization, and approval.
Collaborate with and/or coordinate as-needed across internal and external organizational interfaces internal and external Partners/Stakeholders under various teaming formats e.g. working groups (WG), steering groups, Integrated Product Teams (IPT) etc. in response to and/or support of cross-Enterprise DE-related Initiatives to solicit, establish, negotiate, and/or communicate SE/DE guidance e.g. standardized processes, tools, techniques etc.
Creatively, judiciously, and effectively meld elements of traditional document-based SE lifecycle management processes with digitization- and virtualization-centric processes and techniques to effectively achieve end-to-end DE Transformation of both Customer organization(s) and Enterprise-wide culture.
Impactfully collaborate, substantively contribute to, and/or comprehensively take on taskings, inch stones, and/or discrete actions in support of the formulation, planning, and delivery of step-by-step DE/MBSE guidance and tutorials as part of Customer Training requirements.
Constructively and assertively embrace forward-leaning CAN-DO attitude and ONE LinQuest TEAM mindset in support of cognizant LQ Program leaderships to ensure 100% on-target planning and execution of all program objectives, milestones, reviews, award fee criteria throughout the entire span of the contract.
Maintain positive learning aptitude in response to guidance, constructive critiques, and mentorship from senior LQ leaderships to fulfill LinQuest contract deliverables and internal LQ Team product development goals and commitments.
Required Skills and Experience:
1+ years' experience with space or ground systems engineering and system-of-systems (SoS) development and integration within context of mission, functional, logical, physical, and/or digital thread.
1+ years hands-on exposure to and working experience associated with space- or ground-based SoS technical baseline, hierarchical requirements, verification and/or validation (V&V) planning and execution, and end-to-end development execution.
Demonstrated hands-on proficiency in: SysML modeling and simulation (M&S) tools e.g., CATIA Cameo etc. Willing to learn LinQuest company- and/or program-specific M&S tool of choice
Working knowledge and appreciation of complex dependencies, interactions, and integration of systems-of-system elements i.e. hardware and software constituent modeling, verification, and validation
Hands-on experience in application and execution of SE processes and best practices. Examples: particular Architecture Design and Definition, Requirements Management, Mission and Organization Knowledge Management processes, tools, and/or practices.
Strong interpersonal and team-building skills, as well as clear and concise written, verbal communications and presentation skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
1+ Years of experience in Systems Engineering.
An Active TS/SCI w/ CI Poly required
Travel -
Preferred Experience:
Knowledgeable in detail designs of satellite systems, ground-based mission systems or mission operations.
Demonstrated hands-on experience in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution across the spectrum of systems engineering and integration activities.
Object Management Group SysML Model Builder Fundamental Certification.
Compensation: The starting salary for this position ranges from $90,000 to $104,000, depending on relevant experience and qualifications.
Why LinQuest?
LinQuest Corporation has a stellar 40-year track record of providing end-to-end system-of-systems (SoS) architecture definition, engineering design, integration and test, and operations expertise to enable full lifecycle development and deployment of pre-eminent Space, Air, Land, Sea, Ground, and Cyberspace game-changing capabilities across US DOD and IC Customers' portfolios. Unique combination of in-depth domain knowledge, lessons learned-honed best practices, and mission-specific applications of principles, tools, and techniques of Digital Engineering (DE), DE Ecosystem (DEE), and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) set LinQuest apart from the competition to consistently deliver stellar high-value results for our customers. LinQuest's corporate vision and values place the employee at the center of utmost customer satisfaction, strategic business growth, and tactical execution excellence. Our employees' creative and inspirational drive, sense of fulfillment of personal and professional growth, and tightknit camaraderie within and across lines of business are essential in gaining and maintaining exceptional LinQuest corporate-wide results of new business awards and renewed contracts.
LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit:
Bachelors or better
Licenses & Certifications
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: LinQuest Corporation, Chantilly , Systems Engineer, Junior, Other , Herndon, Virginia

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