Job Description

El Segundo,CA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Technology Innovator and Systems Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on national security? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into requirements makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution. 

As a system engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape space systems missions by leading an engineering effort. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like manufacturing. Grow your skills by merging safety and reliability to create solutions. Join our team and create the future of military satellite communications in the Space Force.

Join us. The world can’t wait.  

You Have:  

  • 8+ years of experience with leading a team working on large-scale DoD systems, and performing systems engineering in support of command, control, communications, computers, cyber-defense, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance or reconnaissance missions within a Major Defense Acquisition Program. 

  • Experience with establishing laboratory capabilities, including tools, processes, and infrastructure, in support of technology innovation and development

  • Experience with early technology research, experimentation, or prototyping efforts leading to technology maturation and adoption 

  • Ability to manage staff and client relationships in a fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals 

  • Secret clearance 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience of executing DoD Science and Technology (S&T) or similar technology maturation processes that are performed by DoD or national research laboratories  

  • Experience with leading a team using Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach to manage system definitions and technical baselines 

  • Experience in architecture planning resulting in well-orchestrated, evolutionary improvement of a system or system-of-systems 

  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02 and systems engineering standards, including IEEE 15288.1 and IEEE 15288.2 

  • Knowledge of Stakeholder Utility Analysis or similar methodologies to support prioritization of enterprise capability needs 

  • Top Secret clearance  

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a technical field 

  • Systems Engineering Professional Certification, including ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. 


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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