• Location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2135

Title: Systems Engineer – Modeling & Simulation
Clearance:
Secret Eligible, obtainable within 24 months
Location: Pittsfield, MA
Remote Work Flexibility

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of providing an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations core defense/intelligence services and systems. Our team works closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Please keep reading…

Responsibilities:

  • Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design & modeling, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineer
  • Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
  • Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
  • Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
  • Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
  • Participates in Modeling and Simulation
  • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
  • May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
  • Independently determines proposed approach to solutions
  • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
  • Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses
  • Regular contact with senior levels of internal work groups
  • Works under limited direction
  • Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company
  • Travel may be required
  • Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
  • Independently determines approach to solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelors degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field
  • Requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience
  • Agile experience preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Functional modeling experience (preferably Magicdraw)
  • Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Proficient with requirements management, system modeling and simulation
  • Recognizes various architectural patterns
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to sell concepts and ideas
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design
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