Senior Systems Engineer

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Bachelor's Degree
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Duties of Position

Primarily responsible for configuration management and requirements management activities in support of C4ISR system development; including Tactical Receive Segment (TRS) configuration and requirements management and Extensible Common Operational Picture (XCOP) / Automated Information System (AIS) software and document configuration management. 1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, input/output (I/O) design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering. 2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis. 3. Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements. 4. Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems. 5. Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements. 6. Identifies, anaylyzes, and resolves system problems. 7. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance. 8. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility. 9. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers. 10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. 11. Participates in special projects as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience

*Experience in Configuration Management with Microsoft Access to include SQL querying, database design and report creation experience (desire 8 years). *Experience creating and modifying Configuration Management Plans (CMPs) (desire 5 years). *Administrator experience with the Global Engineering Management (GEM) website (desire 2 years). *Experience with MANTIS Bug Tracking DB to include design and querying (desire 2 years). *Experience with Integrated Broadcast Service (IBS) and IBS systems to include experience with the Tactical Receive Segment (TRS) Software Suite, Multi-Mission Advanced Terminal (MATT) and the Embedded National Tactical Radio (ENTR) (desire 5 years). *Administrator experience with Atlassian JIRA project management tool and Confluence, the NAVWAR Enterprise Wiki. *Experience in Requirement Management with formal training (desire 2 years). *Experience with Task Project Management Software to include status updating, new task creation and report generation (desire 3 years). *Experience with the Naval Systems Engineering Resource Center (NSERC) Web portal (desire 2 years).

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

1.Comprehensive knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques. 2. Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment. 3. Professional certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.


Must possess basic math skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office products. Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD21-64, Senior System Engineer*** EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.