• Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Posted Date 9 months ago(5/29/2018 5:11 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    For a Proposal LMI is seeking senior, mid-level, and junior systems engineers to support a federal program management office (PMO) charged with planning, acquiring, and managing the operation of technology and capabilities to keep our borders safe and facilitate travel and trade.  We are seeking energetic self-starters who are focused on practical and efficient solutions delivered by a multi-dimensional collaborative team.  These individuals will provide full-time support to the client’s program management office, located in Northern Virginia. Travel may be required once or twice a month to stations on the southwest and other borders


    These individuals will provide technical engineering management support for the systems acquisition and sustainment life cycle for the client’s portfolio of programs, projects, demonstrations, and other efforts. These individuals will apply systems engineering principles and policies, ensure high workmanship standards and compliance with DHS and CBP systems engineering standards and procedures, and provide support for the development of system engineering artifacts.

    Specific responsibilities may include:

    • Providing Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) tailoring development and prepare SELC Tailoring Plans.
    • Providing support, development, and technical subject matter expertise on engineering documents as identified in the program/project SELC TP. This includes reviewing documents, conducing assessments, and providing briefings.
    • Participating in program-level review boards, including engineering, configuration, risk, and test review boards.
    • Providing analysis and reporting to ensure the technical integrity of all technical baselines as defined by the client.
    • Providing collection and evaluation of technical information for market research and trade studies.
    • Maintaining comprehensive awareness of the program’s and contract’s progress with respect to cost, schedule, and performance as an enabler to informed decision making.
    • Advising program leadership on technical developments, issues, and readiness to enter into SELC technical reviews and all program reviews.
    • Advising program leadership when the program has achieved the technical review entrance/exit criteria.


    • Highly Preferred: Active U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) BI
    • Senior Systems Engineer:
      • 10+ years’ experience and a MS degree in systems engineering or a related discipline
      • Experience supporting multi-functional technical engineering support services teams for large, complex programs
      • International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE) certification (e.g., ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP)
    • Mid-Level Systems Engineer: 3-10 years’ experience and a BS or MS degree in systems engineering or a related discipline
    • Junior Systems Engineer: 0-3 years’ experience and a BS degree in in systems engineering or a related discipline
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, SharePoint
    • Ability to communicate clearly with a wide variety of stakeholders
    • Ability to effectively problem solve
    • Possess strong communication skills, both oral and written
    • Possess strong organizational skills
    • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a comprehensive government security investigation must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. The background investigation includes financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, and employment verifications.


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