Serco Inc.

Senior Systems Engineer

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Position Type
Security Clearance
Top Secret
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

Passionate about supporting our Air Force and Airmen? We are too.  Serco is an acronym for “Service Company”, and that is what we do, provide the best services to our USAF customers and fellow citizens every day.  Serco is a place you can count on for growth, opportunity, and loyalty. Discover your place in our world.


If you want to work on cutting edge Air Force programs, Serco-WBB has a great opportunity for you!   As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will be supporting the Special Programs Division (AFLCMC/WAG) at Wright-Patterson AFB. 


The Fighters and Advanced Aircraft, Special Programs Division develops, tests, and rapidly fields classified Air Force aeronautical capabilities. AFLCMC/WAG conducts studies to identify new capabilities; transitions laboratory technologies to operational platforms; executes demonstrations; and develops, tests, and rapidly fields new capabilities for the warfighter. You will be providing bold and innovative engineering solutions by working with labs, test organizations, operational users, prime contractors, and subcontractors.


In this role, you will:

  • Utilize your systems engineering expertise in research, design, development, integration, test, and sustainment of aircraft subsystems equipment and software
  • Translate user requirements into system requirements, including allocation and verification in system requirement documents
  • Using mechanical and electrical engineering experience, evaluate Contractor proposed design changes and solutions, perform systems analyses and technological/trade-off study assessments
  • Analyze equipment and software performance deficiencies and make recommendations for corrective actions
  • Support review and evaluation of weapon system and subsystem design, integration, analyses, and verification
  • Support test planning working groups, technical interchanges, lab and flight test events, and day-to-day interactions between test, intelligence, and technology organizations
  • Support development and review of the full range of program and contract documentation
  • Apply systems engineering approach in building entrance and exit criteria for significant technical reviews.
  • Conduct technical evaluations of contractor proposals
  • Perform technical risk assessments and develop mitigation plans


To be successful in this role, you will have:        


  • A current Top Secret security clearance with Background Investigation within the last six years or on Continuous Evaluation.  Eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with twelve (12) years of relevant DoD work experience or Master’s Degree with ten (10) years of relevant DoD work experience (will consider less years of experience on case-by-case basis)
  • In-depth knowledge of DoD acquisition engineering support

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Master’s Degree in an engineering related field
  • Five (5) years in DoD acquisition programs as either a sub-system or system engineer
  • Electronic warfare engineering experience
  • Three (3) years of Special Access Program or SCI experience within the last five (5) years

If you are interested in supporting and working with our Air Force and airmen and a dedicated Serco-WBB team, then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes!



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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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: 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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