Job Description

King George,VA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Model Based Systems Engineer, Mid

The Challenge:

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

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to deliver products and services to government clients in the directed energy field. You will work on complex technical problems, provide highly innovative solutions, develop advanced technology ideas, and guide system development into a final product. You will apply knowledge of the systems engineering (SE) discipline across one or more components of the system development life cycle (SDLC), including concept development, technical planning, requirements development, system analysis, system design, integration, verification, transition, operations, obsolescence, and disposal. You will participate in program integrated product teams (IPTs) and drive the proper application of SE processes. You will need to demonstrate experience with the SE process for system acquisitions, including SE plans, system engineering technical reviews (SETRs), system certification processes, and specialty engineering activities.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience performing SE for weapons systems
  • 2+ years of experience using the architecture of complex systems to create and manage a tailored model-based systems engineering (MBSE) product to support interface management, system interface control documents, system behavior diagrams, including use cases, sequence diagrams, and network diagrams, and mapping system requirements to physical and functional architecture, and conducting configuration management of system configurations
  • Experience with SE requirements and concept development, design and development of system architecture, systems hardware design and development, human systems integration, system integration and testing, and MBSE principles used to generate SE products
  • Experience with MBSE tools, including Innoslate, CAMEO, or MagicDraw
  • Experience orchestrating the development of a system of interest encompassing hardware or software through its entire life cycle, from requirements determination through operations and system retirement, with an emphasis on domain expert involvement, risk and opportunity management, and tailoring of processes to meet the needs of the specific project
  • Knowledge of Model-Based Development and the transition from paper-based processes to model-based processes, including MBE, MBSE, OSA, SySML, M&S, or HLA
  • Ability to build a digital thread through a program by using models throughout the development life cycle
  • Ability to operate with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with the U.S. Navy or armed services’ directed energy systems research and development program   
  • Experience with combat system integration with command and control, weapon control, networks, display systems, and communications systems
  • Experience with requirements management using the DOORS tool
  • Knowledge of SE disciplines, including configuration management, risk management, Cybersecurity, system safety, and certification processes
  • Ability to mentor or supervise employees in both firm and technical competencies
  • Master’s degree
  • Object Management Group Certified Systems Modeling Professional (OCSMP) or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) Certification


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.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.


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 $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (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.

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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