Systems Engineer

Prescient Edge Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

Prescient Edge is seeking a Systems Engineer to support a Federal Government client. As a Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Plan, organize and execute mission related advanced system planning for assigned missions or program areas

  • Conduct continuous analysis of present and future capabilities for assigned areas; establish requirements, ground rules, and assumptions for future programs; and initiate changes to achieve objectives of programs

  • Generate and plan new concepts, methods, and techniques that can provide a significant technical advantage, operational impact or breakthrough in the assigned area

  • Advise and justify the best feasible approach to be taken for each solution proposed

  • Formulate and recommend specific work requirements, priorities, and resource allocations necessary to accomplish long-range plans for the assigned areas

  • Develop system flow-down requirements, specifying top level system requirements and their flow down relationships with individual subsystems

  • Utilize a broad knowledge of specialties within the engineering discipline to assure system integrity by establishing compatibility between equipment, other subsystems, and components

  • Provide overall leadership and direction for pioneering innovative Research and Development (R&D) efforts to address previously unattainable capabilities and characteristics


At Prescient Edge, we believe that acting with integrity and serving our employees is the key to everyone's success. To that end, we provide employees with a best in class benefits package that includes:

  • A competitive salary with performance bonus opportunities

  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits, including medical, vision, dental, and orthodontia coverage

  • A substantial retirement plan with no vesting schedule

  • Career development opportunities, including on-the-job training, tuition reimbursement, and networking

  • A positive work environment where employees are respected, supported, and engaged

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Engineering or Computer Science

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • Minimum of Level 5 (15 years of experience in the systems engineering sciences of satellite and communications systems, system development and integration, and multi-INT data production and fusion, with a primary focus assessing and demonstrating the effectiveness of new concepts and ideas for systems in achieving particular mission goals, formulating overall design concepts, developing criteria to establish the baseline for advancement of state-of-the-art engineering efforts, as well as reviewing and assessing overall progress in the development effort phases, resolving technical challenges that can occur due to dynamic changes in characteristics, approach, criteria, and requirements, and integrating stakeholder requirements and multiple design approaches while addressing overall program risk, cost, and schedule constraints)

Prescient Edge is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) founded as a counterintelligence (CI)/ Human Intelligence (HUMINT) company in 2008. It is a global operations and solutions integrator delivering full-spectrum intelligence analysis support, training, security, and technology R&D support solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Throughout the Intelligence Community (IC).

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