Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems Senior Project Engineer

Aerospace   •  

Washington, DC

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Not Specified years

Posted 395 days ago



  • Provide technical systems engineering, mission assurance, systems architecting, technology planning and assessments, enterprise-level assessment functions within the Federal Civil & Homeland Security Directorate.  
  • Perform system engineering and integration (SE&I) activities in support of customer efforts. 
  • Support studies and analysis in support of technical and organizational decision-making on programs and projects. 
  • Work includes the development, evaluation and execution of systems engineering and mission assurance processes and practices, enterprise-level and organizational effectiveness assessments, systems architecture studies, analysis of alternatives (AoA) studies, technology planning and evaluation, and technical and programmatic risk assessments.
  • Work collaboratively with Vaeros program development and program execution staff to leverage the Corporation's analytical capabilities in all relevant areas. 
  • Interact directly with customers:   Department of Homeland Security, Department ofTransportation, along with cross cutting efforts that include the National Science Foundation, and other civil agencies.
  • Participate in work execution and integrate technical analyses into high quality, unified final products. 
  • Support business development efforts.
  • Support the PEO UAS Program Office.
  • Development of a CUAS library tool.
  • This position can be filled as level 2 or level 3



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in engineering, science, or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated execution skills in a technical environment including formulating task plans, supporting effective studies, delegating within the program office and to the engineering and technology group is required.
  • Demonstrated leadership, execution, analysis and product delivery capabilities, as evidenced through examples of recent integrated products are required. 
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and team building skills are required.
  • Ability to work in a self-motivated and directed manner with senior customer personnel on a variety of technical, programmatic, and administrative issues is required.
  • Experience in the analysis of complex technical programmatic, and management environments is required.
  • Must be eligible for a Secret clearance.



  • 12years of systems engineering, system trades, requirements management, technology development, and system architecting experience.
  • Broad knowledge and experience with the Aerospace Corporation's business. 
  • Knowledge of the Department of Homeland Security, Department ofTransportation, National Science Foundation, and other civil agencies mission areas. 
  • Experience with technology maturation.
  • Experienceworking within a matrixed technology organization.
  • Current Top Secret clearance.

Requisition ID: 23501