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Directed Energy Systems Engineer in Fredericksburg, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: R0049816

Directed Energy Systems Engineer

Key Role: 

Perform systems engineering for the design and development of hardware and software for Directed Energy Weapons prototypes. Conceive and plan tasks involving the assessment of basic architecture and current hardware limitations, definition, and selection of new concepts and approaches, design, development, and implementation of engineering applications, analysis and investigation of major engineering tasks, definition of complex design specifications and parameters, development and application of major subsystems, resolutions of difficult hardware or software compatibility and interface design considerations, and analysis of system architecture requirements and structures. Conduct independent technical investigations into systems design. Coordinate and consolidate design efforts on major tasks. Prepare design specifications, analysis, and recommendations for presentation and approval. Provide technical guidance to junior engineers and design support personnel, as needed. Tailor standard systems engineering approaches to the research and development environment to maximize benefit within compressed and spiral design cycles.

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You Have:

-4+ years of experience with systems engineering principles, analysis, and coordination of complex design solutions

-Experience with systems engineering directly supporting directed energy system development

-Experience with diverse engineering to lead across engineering disciplines

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree in Engineering

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with leading systems engineering efforts, including preparation and review of systems engineering documentation, as required and development of requirements, specifications, interface descriptions, engineering trade studies, formal reviews, test planning, system definition, design, and architecture, and other related systems engineering products

-Ability to develop alternative approaches and conduct engineering analyses and trade-off studies

-Ability to evaluate systems design and architecture concepts in support of development projects or research and new business initiatives

-MS degree


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

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