Job Description

Lexington Park,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Systems Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big-picture thinking to make an impact in supporting the warfighter and 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 technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

As a leader in systems engineering, we’re looking for you to solve complex challenges and shape the digital transformation of the customer mission by being a thought leader in developing and applying innovative solutions to improve the throughput and quality of capabilities of the warfighter. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. Share your expertise through leadership and mentoring, while broadening your skillset into areas like Digital Engineering, Digital Thread, Digital Twin, MBSE, DevSecOps, and integrated M&S. Grow your skills by merging Systems Engineering and Digital Transformation to create capabilities that follow the Modular Open Systems Approach that improves the quality and security, and speed to delivery. Join our team and create the future of Systems Engineering and Digital Transformation in NAVAIR.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience with managing the development of integrated hardware and software systems in the DoD, federal government, or commercial entities
  • 8+ years of experience with technical solutions using Object Oriented Design and Analysis (OODA), Architecture Patterns, System of Systems, and Digital Engineering
  • Experience with managing projects using SDLC models, CMMI, agile, or spiral development
  • Experience with Cloud-enabled solutions, architecture development, and "As a Service" offerings
  • Experience with managing contracts, including those greater than $5 million and potentially multiple subcontractors
  • Experience with leading project teams of 25+ and acting as the client relationship manager
  • Ability to use MBSE to develop architectures
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with NAVAIR
  • Experience in LOG and IT, Hypersonics, Autonomy, and DevSecOps
  • Experience with product lines
  • Experience with Naval aircraft or shipboard architectures
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Containers, including Docker
  • Ability to design, modify, develop, write, and implement software programming applications for a target system using agile methods
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and prospective senior government clients
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or DAWIA Level III Program Manager Certification
  • Agile Certified Professional (ACP) or Certified ICAgile Professional Certification preferred


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:

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 $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (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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