Serco Inc.

Defense Acquisition Systems Engineer III

Recruiting Location
RL_DC61 - Maritime Plaza II, SE DC
Work Location
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

Provides technical support for the Command and Control acquisition program office in PEO Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS). You will provide direct support to your PEO IWS Navy customer as part of an integrated team from our team office right outside the Washington Navy Yard near the Washington Nationals Stadium and by telework. You will:

Duties and Responsibilities  

Support the development, production, and lifecycle support of complex Navy command and control and navigation systems. Participate in the systems engineering, integration, and test processes to ensure the operational performance of the total system.

Support senior technical personnel and program managers in the planning, oversight, and execution of advanced projects related to research & development and acquisition programs. Typically support multiple project activities such as development, T&E, production, and sustainment. Provide technical guidance and mentoring to more junior team members.

Work closely with customer personnel, other contractor staff, and industry in providing solutions to complex problems and advice on technical issues. Work independently and as part of a team to meet program/project completion dates.

Apply advanced concepts, techniques, and procedures to support project teams in the development of technical products. Support work in design, evaluation, planning, testing, and operations.

Prepare and review input to major technical reports, status reports, official government correspondence, technical memoranda, contract reports, and presentations. Develop and present briefings to government and contractor personnel. Support meetings and systems engineering reviews. Coordinate across the program office enterprise to record, track progress, report on, and drive actions to completion.

Comply with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Follow standards for internal quality assurance of work products. Review work of peers and junior staff for quality, completeness, and technical correctness.

Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree, plus 5 years of related experience. Degree should be in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) discipline. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, highly specialized knowledge, or uniquely applicable experience.

Experience with DoD acquisition programs, surface Navy weapon and combat systems, or command and control systems desired. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Experience in one or more technical areas related to DoD program management such as systems engineering, Test & Evaluation, cyber security, hardware or software engineering and development, or program protection desired.

*Current or Active DoD Secret Security Clearance required to on-board.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Demonstrated command of systems engineering principles, DoD acquisition program management processes, technical management, or business management.

Advanced developmental knowledge or operational Navy experience of Navy C4I or Combat System equipment and software.

Effective customer and organizational-level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.


Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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