Senior Systems Engineer

Logistics Management Institute   •  

Herndon, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 28 days ago


LMI currently has an opening for a Senior System Engineer supporting an IC customer in the Reston/Herndon area

As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar, as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our independence as well as our extensive domain knowledge in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.


We are looking for an individual who will support a division manager in executing projects while working with data scientists on mission solutions. In particular, the candidate will be involved in all aspects of the systems development lifecycle (SDLC) from requirements to implementation; establishing metrics; tracking execution via risk and success factors; and aiding in decision making for disposition and enterprising projects. The systems engineer should be familiar with project management methodologies and have experience in creating or understanding work-breakdown structures (WBS), tracking schedules, and assisting with statements of work (SOW). The candidate should be comfortable with both project details and strategic thinking to help forge the organization’s future.


Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline, such as computer science, information systems management, systems engineering, applied information technology or other related field
  • Proven experience in systems analysis or engineering (10 Years or 8 years with graduate/advanced degree)
  • Documented experience in project management
  • Demonstrated experience working with project stakeholders such as users of large/big data, data scientists, data managers, or software developers supporting data analytics
  • Strong familiarity with systems engineering artifacts such as data flow diagrams (DFD), sequence diagrams, state transition diagrams, class diagrams
  • Demonstrated experience installing and configuring DevOps tools
  • Demonstrated experience working with Amazon Web Services.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Git version control systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with software architecture and system design for critical, enterprise-grade systems and interfaces.
  • Demonstrated experience as the technical lead and architect of a critical enterprise system.


Desired skills:

  • Previous exposure to data science tools such as Python or R Studio
  • Understanding of data science
  • Background in user experience (UX) engineering
  • Background in operations research
  • Background in business process engineering
  • Understanding of IC data sets
  • Understanding (basic) of work performed by technical targeting analysts
  • Experience or knowledge of UNIX/Linux based operating systems
  • Experience or understanding of AGILE