POSITION SUMMARY: BIT Systems is looking for a Systems Engineer to lead a new development effort at the Dulles, VA office (Headquarters). Candidates are expected to have excellent communication and oral skills, significant process experience, and work well in a small team environment. Candidates should be familiar with the Systems Engineering life-cycle and have previous integration experience. Candidates must be self-motivated individuals who can understand technical concepts, clearly communicate them to a varying range of audiences/understanding levels, collaborate on technical direction with development team and lead a team in execution of a plan. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Execute well-establish O&M process enabling quarterly deliveries of software baseline updates: - Coordination with site maintainers - DR allocation and tracking - Development and execution of test procedures - Development and execution of software delivery procedures - Lead the development, testing and delivery of new capabilities: - Aid in development of Engineering Change Proposals - Define and decompose system requirements - Lead system design process - Monitor development progress, aiding in design refinement - Develop security accreditation document, system test plans and system delivery procedures - Execute system testing and perform requirements verification - Coordinate and perform system deliveries EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor‘s degree and seven to nine years of related experience. Required: - Experience performing functional requirements decomposition, traceability, and management - Experience preparing for and leading customer control gates such as Preliminary/Critical Design Reviews, System Requirement Reviews, Pre-Ship Review, and on-site in briefings - Technical writing skills to include: requirements documentation, concepts of operation, software release notes, user guides, and maintenance manuals - Experience in coordination and installation of systems to customer locations - Knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) processes, policies and guidance - Perform traditional System Engineering tasks (requirement creation/management, create and maintain technical documentation, lead technical discussions, etc.) - Ability to assist the development team with software integration activities - Able to work independently Desired: - Experience with mission management/planning systems - Experience with Messaging and/or ESB Technologies - Experience with Oracle database products - Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems - Experience with Configuration Management and CM best practices - Experience with architecture development and documentation - Experience in virtualized operations and deployment - Experience with the ICD 503 accreditation process - Experience with AWS - Experience leading teams PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.