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Jr Systems Engineer, Model Based Engineering


Bedford, MA
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The Emerging Systems Engineering Technologies Department is charged with identifying, developing and applying new technologies that can address the Government's most challenging Systems Engineering problems.

We are looking for Systems Engineers who are highly motivated, innovative and self-directed. This position provides challenging opportunities to apply and expand ones systems architecture, modeling and tradespace analysis skills. Specific areas of interest include Model Based Engineering ( MBSE , MDA, MDD, MDE), Systems of Systems, architecture modeling, analysis of complex systems, and decision support.

Preference given to candidates with current DoD clearance.

As an SE, you will have the opportunity to leverage and grow your systems engineering expertise by

Modeling architectures of complex systems using standards-based languages (ex. SysML).
Evaluating and comparing alternative architectures using qualitative and quantitative techniques; exploring large tradespaces.
Articulating major uncertainties associated with systems architectures, defining risks and opportunities associated with the uncertainties.
Supporting requirements management, interface management and architecture change management processes.
Translating analysis results into actionable recommendations for the US Government agencies.

Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or relevant technical discipline.

Experience with multi-disciplinary modeling and simulation (physics-level, engineering-level and/or operational-level).
Proficiency in one or more of the programming languages for quantitative analyses (ex. MATLAB, Mathematica, Python, R).
Familiarity with UML/SysML.
Hands-on experience with one or more of the following: Java, C++, JavaScript, Ruby, HTML, SQL.
Interest in complex multi-disciplinary problems.
Systems thinking.
Project-based team work experience.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ingenuity for applying a set of technical skills across multiple subject matter domains such as healthcare and defense.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in Systems/Industrial/Aerospace Engineering or other technical fields with a focus on multi-disciplinary issues.

Knowledge of systems architecture and systems design and development. Understanding of modern SE methods.
Knowledge of Analysis of Alternatives, Verification and Validation, Design of Experiments and data analytics.
Knowledge of and interest in Applied Mathematics.

*** Preference given to candidates with current DoD clearance