Serco Inc.

Senior Engineer (Joint Fires)

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Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

If you love engaging with high profile and challenging financial projects supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, Serco has a great opportunity for you! The Senior Engineer for Joint Fires will be part of a dynamic team supporting major systems acquisition, research and engineering on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon and Mark Center offices in nearby Alexandria, Virginia.  Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make a positive impact on the security of our nation! 


Serco supports the Multi-Domain Joint Operations (MDJO) for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)). The mission of MDJO organization is to identify and transition technologies that close time-critical gaps in high-priority, multi-component warfighting missions.  


You will work closely with customers and other Serco teams to deliver quality solutions, recognized by DoD and industry as outstanding contributions in engineering program and risk management across the Defense enterprise.  You will support the senior-executive Director for Multi-Domain Joint Operations (MDJO) in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD (R&E)). 

In the Senior Engineer for Joint Fires role, you will:

  • Provide subject-matter expertise in warfighting technologies and capabilities for Joint Fires
  • Deliver technical assessments and analysis to provide recommended innovative approaches, technologies, and capabilities to address critical joint warfighting capability gaps
  • Provide technical analysis and advice to inform capability requirements development and validation through the JCIDS process
  • Provide technical expertise to inform mission engineering studies, prototype development, experimentation, and global integrated wargaming
  • Collaborate with Service, Joint Staff, and OSD stakeholders to support the transition of technologies from prototypes and joint experimentation activities to Service programs of record
  • Prepare and deliver reports and briefings to DoD leadership


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • An active DoD Top Secret (TS) clearance
  • A Master’s degree in Engineering or a related technical field
  • 15 years or more of relevant work experience
  • Executive presence with highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop high-quality, professional briefings and written reports to succinctly capture key issues for DoD decision-makers
  • Self-starter, able to take initiative and accomplish work independently with minimal guidance
  • Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Experience leading the planning and execution of complex engineering and systems analysis efforts for the DoD and/or IC
  • Technical expertise in Electronic Warfare or any other aspect of Joint Fires
  • Operational experience with kinetic weapons/platforms, EW & non-kinetic effects, and/or defensive capabilities

 Desirable skill to be successful in this role:

  • JCIDS experience working with the Joint Staff in the military requirements process


If you are interested in supporting and working with the Department of Defense (DoD) and a resolute Serco team, then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes to change your career!


**Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of responding to a proposal. We are seeking qualified candidates in the event of a contract award. This position is not currently funded/active. Should Serco be awarded the contract, and you meet the qualifications of the position, you will be considered in the selection process. **


Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply! 



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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