Job Description

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Model-Based Systems Engineer

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your information technology (IT) technical skills with big-picture thinking in a team of great people driving change and making an impact on missions? Your ability to understand, capture, and analyze data center architecture and IT systems will make you integral to delivering customer-focused engineering solutions.

As a model-based systems engineer (MBSE), you will have the unique opportunity to help evaluate, improve, and modernize IT systems for a major earth science data center responsible for science data vital to understanding the causes of global climate change and the consequences of human activities on the climate. You will have the opportunity to leverage and grow your model-based systems engineering (MSBE) skills and knowledge of earth science data to improve service delivery to worldwide users including scientists, educators, decision-makers, and the public.

Additional responsibilities will include assessing relevant requirements to enable the organization’s ability to develop architectures using advanced digital architecture tools, consulting with subject matter experts and stakeholders to uncover hidden insight, supporting IT solutions from ideation to decommission, and supporting informed decision-making related to IT systems and services.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • 3+ years of experience as a systems engineer, network engineer, IT system administrator, or in a technical profession
  • Knowledge of model-based systems engineering (MBSE) principles
  • Knowledge of systems engineering principles and IT systems
  • Knowledge of IT project life cycles and project management techniques
  • Ability to support on-site in Hampton, Virginia two days per week
  • Ability to leverage consulting skills and communicate effectively with organizational leadership, IT administrators, software developers, systems engineers, and subject matter experts
  • Ability to conduct troubleshooting, impact analysis, and recommend system improvements to minimize outages
  • Ability to develop and maintain digital architecture models and documentation associated with IT systems
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex requirements, data flow, system connections, and system interconnections
  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Engineering

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with data centers and enterprise architecture
  • Experience with NoMagic MagicDraw, Sparx Enterprise Architect, IBM Rhapsody, or similar digital engineering tools
  • Knowledge of System Modeling Language (SysML) or Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Knowledge of DevOps, OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, microservices architecture, cloud architecture, and similar concepts
  • Knowledge of Agile or Scaled Agile methodologies
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 $60,300.00 to $137,000.00 (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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