Space Program Systems Engineer & Integration Lead

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on national security space missions? 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. If this sounds like you, come join Booz Allen Hamilton’s new Remote Sensing Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team to work on the Space Force’s top priority space programs.

As an SE&I program lead on our team, you will work with Booz Allen colleagues and the U.S. Space Force to develop and deploy the next generation of resilient Missile Warning (MW), Environmental Monitoring (EM), and Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (TISR) capabilities to deliver critical information to our warfighters to quickly win or even prevent future wars. Your client will trust you to lead an SE&I team to plan and execute SE&I processes for space programs, including requirements analysis, architecture design, integration, test, verification, and transition. You will use your leadership skills to plan and coordinate SE&I activities across the SE&I team and the broader stakeholder community, including the Space Force, FFRDCs, development contractors, and external stakeholders. You will grow your skills by researching new requirements, technologies, and threats and using innovative engineering methodologies and tools to create tomorrow’s solutions.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience performing systems engineering and integration tasks on a space-related Major Defense Acquisition Program
  • 5+ years of experience in leading a team performing systems engineering and integration on large-scale space mission and systems engineering and integration on national security space programs
  • Experience with leading a team for development of technical specifications, interface control documents, integration plans and schedules, and inter-service support agreements
  • Knowledge of systems engineering standards, including IEEE 15288.1 and IEEE 15288.2
  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and contractor teammates to achieve program goals 
  • Motivated in a dynamic environment and possess a solid work ethic to contribute to the DoD mission
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, physics or computer science

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with leading a team performing systems engineering, integration, and test on space-based remote sensing systems, including SBIRS, Next Generation OPIR, FORGE, STSS, HBTSS, DMSP, WSF-M, and EWS
  • Experience with leading a team using Model-Based Systems Engineering approach to manage system definitions and technical baselines
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02
  • Knowledge of Agile Methodologies
  • Ability to perform multiple systems engineering and program management functions in support of design reviews and requirements verification
  • Ability to identify, analyze, resolve technical risks and issues, develop technical reports, and collaborate with government and other stakeholders to implement recommended solutions
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics or computer science discipline 
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional Certifications, including ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP


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.

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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