Systems Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in 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 systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape position, navigation, and timing (PNT) technology by leading engineering efforts in national defense. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like signal processing, PNT, and electronic warfare. Grow your skills by merging signal processing and software engineering and test to create proofs-of-concept and prototypes. Join our team and create the future of PNT in national defense.

Empower change with us.

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? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite 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.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience in an engineering role

-Experience with systems engineering for signal processing or PNT hardware interfacing, including design, technical evaluation, and testing

-Experience with supporting the technical aspects of engineering projects to support DoD customers

-Experience with working in highly dynamic team environments with multiple projects running simultaneously

-Experience with technical PNT systems spanning space, ground, and user segment technologies, including military and commercial

-Experience with gaps, formulating technical solutions, and overseeing PNT modernization efforts for current and future Joint PNT systems

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

Nice If You Have:

-10+ years of experience with directed work

-Experience with GPS space

-Experience with emerging PNT technologies from industry or academia

-Knowledge of m-code

-Knowledge of threats to PNT systems and effective countermeasures

-Knowledge of PNT dependencies with other capabilities, including tactical communications, command and control, or targeting

-Knowledge of DoD weapon systems that rely on or incorporate PNT systems

-Top Secret clearance

-MA or MS degree in EE or a related field


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.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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