Job Description

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Autonomous Systems Engineer

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a big impact on a fast-growing technical team charged with architecting and engineering new autonomous systems? Do you have the combination of technical skills and curiosity necessary to understand, engineer, and optimize how all the pieces of a complex system fit together? If so, we’re looking for someone like you to help architect and engineer autonomous systems for a key DoD client.

On our team of multi-disciplinary engineers, you’ll apply model-based systems engineering (MBSE) using MagicDraw and the Unified Architecture Framework (UAF) to develop architectures for autonomous, software-driven systems. You will be responsible for decomposing mission needs and synthesizing architectural components and requirements while liaising with government and industry partners to enable the client’s success. Your technical expertise and communication skills will be vital as you accomplish these objectives through a combination of hands-on technical work, team technical leadership, and collaboration with other professionals.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience performing systems architecture development for military or commercial mission systems
  • Experience with systems engineering processes for military or aviation applications
  • Experience with MBSE using UAF, SysML, Cameo, MagicDraw, or DoDAF
  • Knowledge of development and management systems and software
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or CS

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with modular open systems approach (MOSA) standards
  • Experience with object-oriented and service-oriented architecture software development
  • Experience with autonomy technologies or machine learning technologies
  • Experience with system safety processes, MIL-STD-882, or RTCA/DO-178
  • Secret clearance
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or CS
  • OMG-Certified SysML Professional (OCSMP) or OMG-Certified UML Professional 2 (OCUP 2) Certification


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

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 develop 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 $58,400.00 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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