Job Description

San Diego,CA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Systems Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills and Department of Defense experience with big picture thinking to make an impact on national security? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for the mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical requirements and to support systems design, development and maintenance to ensure operational availability makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to contribute to the Navy’s mission by supporting tasks in the areas of systems engineering, design, integration, testing, and fielding for a portfolio of undersea surveillance systems. Your customer will trust you to ensure proper engineering rigor and life cycle supportability as you coordinate and evaluate engineering modifications to legacy systems and new system designs, as well as support system documentation, delivery, verification, and maintenance efforts.

On our team, you’ll broaden your skillset into areas like mechanical and electrical systems, sensor technologies, and computing systems to support a broad spectrum of systems engineering tasking for clients. Your technical expertise and project management skills will be vital as you support existing systems sustainment and contribute to the acquisition and development of next-generation sensor, processing, and C4I systems to support the Navy’s mission. Join our team and help turn requirements into solutions that drive change.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • 6+ years of experience in the Navy or supporting Navy Systems Command, Acquisition, or Integration programs
  • 6+ years of experience with systems engineering or engineering of military systems
  • Experience with developing and evaluating system requirements and design documentation
  • Experience conducting systems engineering processes and technical reviews
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary field with multiple customers, stakeholders, and experts
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, AutoCAD, Solidworks
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, IT, Physics, or Mathematics

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with Navy shipboard installation and maintenance activities
  • Experience developing system architectures and interface control documents
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Experience with technical project management
  • Knowledge of acoustic analysis and sonar theory
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills
  • lNCOSE Systems Engineering Certifications, including CSEP or ASEP


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 $58,300.00 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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