Serco Inc.

Systems Engineer IV – INTEL – TS/SCI with POLY REQUIRED

Recruiting Location : Location
Position Type
Security Clearance
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

If you love high profile and challenging work supporting the US Government, Serco has a great opportunity for you!  You will be on a critical team working with the customer at our Maryland location. 


This position is contingent upon your ability to maintain/transfer a TS/SCI with Poly clearance.

This position is contingent upon customer requirements and/or their approval.


If you are accepted for this position, you will analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications; analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities; guide users in formulating requirements, advise alternative approaches, and conduct feasibility studies. You will also provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology; incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations; develop technical documentation, develop system Architecture and system design documentation; guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans. Additionally, you will interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts and have responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility.       


In this role, you will:

  • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production
    systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) - Department of
    Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.
    Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as
    System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications,
    and Interface Control Documents
  • Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and
    allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
  • Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB)
    meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline
  • Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation
    of all necessary development and operational considerations
  • Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
  • Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
  • Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems
    and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
  • Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the
    functional analysis
  • Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work
    packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)
  • Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System
    Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and
    Interface Control Documents
  • Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between
    affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
  • Derive from the system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that
    may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness
  • Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in
    detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are
    complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
  • Participate in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component
    under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a
    common reference point for hardware and software developers
  • Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality,
    Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms
    (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security
    Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory
    access control, hashing, key management, etc.)


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • An active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Seven (7) years' experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

If you are interested in supporting and working with our Maryland government customer and joining a passionate Serco team, then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!

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 over 9,000 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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COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable requirements regarding COVID-19 regulations, including COVID-19 vaccinations and testing requirements.


Positions supporting US Federal contracts located within the continental United States (including corporate support positions): Pursuant to Executive Order 14042 (Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors), Serco requires covered employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a Serco facility, to be fully vaccinated (two weeks from last/only inoculation) by January 4, 2022 and provide valid documentation of their vaccination status (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


Canada, state/provincial or OCONUS based contracts and positions: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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