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Perspecta Systems Engineer Technical Specialist in Chantilly, Virginia

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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


The selected candidate will support the client's Technical Director (TD) in assessing new technologies, leading innovation projects, integrating roadmaps, and helping shape the direction of the organization through strategic and tactical methods. The candidate will work a myriad of tasks and be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  1. Assessing technology roadmaps and providing recommendations on gaps, redundancy, obsolete efforts, and integration points

  2. Work across multiple teams to understand/evaluate innovation efforts and transition them successfully to the development teams

  3. Define processes to enhance communication of technology/innovation efforts across the organization

  4. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements

  5. Develop acquisition strategies to leverage academia and industry to provide solutions to difficult problem sets

  6. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to mission, technical direction, and feasibility

  7. Facilitate Engineering Review Board (or successor)

  8. Identify risks and mitigiations across technical, operational, and analytical perspectives


  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

  • TS/SCI with Poly security clearance

  • Demonstrated technologist across multiple domains

  • Acquisition experience a plus (writing SOWs and assessing proposals)

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, shape, and communicate technical strategiesBuild relationships across all levels of the organizations

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly

Req # 2020-97201

Category Engineering

Telecommute No

Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly