Systems Engineer - Architecture

6 days ago
Noblis ESI
Requisition #
Regular Employee
Full Time
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Job Category
Information Systems Engineering


Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. We have been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, as one of the Best Small and Medium Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute, as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Places to Work, and as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.


Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Noblis is hiring a Systems Engineer / Architect with a TS/SCI clearance in Chantilly, VA. 


Senior Systems Engineer with an emphasis on the elements associated with high level architecture and system of systems definitions achieve the space resiliency mission.  Supports the development of a complete and thorough system architecture product portfolio through which space resiliency design and acquisition strategies can be linked.



  • Oversees system architecture development, system design
  • Generates systems architecture guidance for design engineers
  • Responsible for the system architecture, design, specifying system and subsystem high level and low level requirement
  • Provides systems engineering technical expertise on major system acquisitions and oversees project and program integration
  • Provides guidance on engineering management for implementation, process and technology management strategic planning, and integration
  • Formulate and document technical and acquisition strategies
  • Decomposes high-level requirements into functional and non-functional requirements
  • Write system level documentation


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have and maintain an ACTIVE TS/SCI Clearance and be able to obtain additional clearance tickets or a polygraph as required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Master's Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of engineering experience as project manager or engineering lead or engineering manager on major system acquisitions

Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following duties:

  • Technology management

  • Systems engineering

  • Systems integration

  • Continuous process improvement

  • Performance benchmarking

  • Risk management

  • Quality assurance

Additional skills needed:

  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of complicated system architectures on large-scale development systems

  • Architecture management practices that support large systems

  • Developing, reviewing, and analyzing system architecture documentation/products coupled with project management and organizational skills

  • Broad knowledge of the systems design, build, and deployment

  • Understanding of technical content and the ability to communicate well with subject matter experts

  • Experience in the Intelligence Community

  • Experience writing system specifications and statements of work

  • Experience conducting architecture analysis and decomposing product requirements

  • Experience in performing system engineering functions, developing schedules, planning for technical reviews, quantifying and mitigating risks/issues, monitoring technical performance measures, and verifying requirements

  • Understanding of the acquisition lifecycle, technical activities and timelines, associated documentation, certifications, and dependencies

  • Knowledge and familiarity with satellite systems



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