Serco Inc.

SPY-6 Systems Engineer

Recruiting Location : Location
US-DC-Washington Navy Yard
Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

Serco has a great opportunity for you to take an advancing role in supporting U.S. Navy acquisition programs for cutting edge systems and sensors! 


Join an integrated government-industry team in and around the historic Washington Navy Yard right by Nationals Stadium. Be instrumental to the support of defense acquisitions while building your professional background and expertise in support of the world’s greatest Navy.

Serco will provide technical support to its customer, a defense acquisition program management office which is responsible for the development, acquisition, production, fielding, and lifetime support of critical Navy systems.  This systems engineering position has aspects of requirements development and updating, tracking of system performance issues and resolution, coordinating systems engineering team deliverables, and provide liason support to government and industry stakeholders. 

In this role you will:

  • Provide direct support to the Lead System Engineer
  • Provide proactive systems engineering assistance to include requirements generation for radar systems/subsystems
  • Develop and update requirements (e.g., Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) management)
  • Coordinate the Advance Radars Local Configuration Control Board (LCCB) ensuring programmatic Configuration Management Process is operating according to DoD and Navy Standards
  • Provide liaison support independently representing the radar team to stakeholders across government and industry
  • Ability to work from the Washington Navy Yard area at least 10% of time for meetings and other tasks. A hybrid work environment is allowed and some travel (<5%) may be required.
  • Ability to work part-time (<10%) from NSWC Dahlgren
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned



To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Active Secret clearance required 
  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related technical degree with 8-10 yrs of experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrated systems engineering and programmatic support experience in an acquisition program office.
  • Ability to operate in a highly dynamic environment with a wide variety of programmatic/technical challenges.
  • Well-developed team communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, Demonstrated forward thinking and proactive problem-solving skills.

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • A Master’s of Science degree in an Engineering discipline 
  • Radar experience
  • Experience working in an acquisition program office environment with documentation, protocols, formats, and deadlines
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and take on responsibility

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 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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