Job Description

Remote Work:
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El Segundo,CA,US
Systems Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:

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’ll develop the systems for the mission by understanding the customer’s environment. 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 to work on the military’s top priority space programs. 

As a space systems engineer on our team, you will work with Booz Allen colleagues and the military to develop and deploy the next-generation Space Domain Awareness (SDA) ground software that processes data from sensors across the globe and delivers critical information to our warfighters to quickly win or even prevent future wars. Your client will trust you to develop mission workflows, transition plans and data flow diagrams, and lead integration activities serving as the bridge between software development teams and mission 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.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with CI/CD pipelines and Agile Methodologies
  • 2+ years of experience performing multiple program management functions in support of quarterly test events and program planning events
  • 2+ years of experience managing risks, analyzing root causes, proposing Courses of Actions (COAs) with quantitative pros and cons, and implementing recommended solutions
  • 2+ years of experience establishing collaborative relationships with stakeholders to achieve program goals, including government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates
  • Experience with the development of technical workflows, data flow diagrams, and integration plans and schedules
  • Experience with test planning, focusing on coordination of software functionality with government test organizations and mission operators
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field

Nice If You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with large-scale space missions and integration on national security space programs
  • 2+ years of experience using Model-Based Systems Engineering tools, including Sparx EA, MagicDraw, and Cameo
  • Experience performing systems engineering, integration, and testing on Space Domain Awareness systems, including ATLAS, CAVENet, NDPP, CPS, and Warp Core
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or IT
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional Certification, including ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP Certification
  • Agile Certification, including CSM, SAFe, or PMI-ACP Certification
  • OMG Certified Systems Model Professional 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.

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 build 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 $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (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. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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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