View Job

Systems Engineer II

Full Time


Chantilly VA 20151 USA

Posted 12/02/2022

Job Descriptionback to top

Arcfield Overview

Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation’s most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers’ missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit for more details.


  • Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.
  • Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics.
  • Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.
  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements.
  • Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development.
  • Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole.
  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
  • Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements.
  • Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts.
  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements.
  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation.
  • Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures.
  • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.


Program Description:

This program provides SETA (Systems Engineering Technical Advisor) & SE&I (Systems Engineering & Integration) services to an IC customer with a focus on assured space communications and supporting IT infrastructure. 

  • This is primarily broken into four major divisions including systems engineering, acquisition, mission operations, and security support.  Systems engineering support focuses on the end-to-end processes for managing programs, including Readiness, Configuration Management, integrated master schedule, systems analysis, future studies and innovations. 
  • Acquisition support is focused on helping government COTRs in all aspects of managing development contracts to deliver capabilities that meeting requirements. 
  • Mission operations roles include the support to integrating new capabilities into operations and leading anomalies response teams when issues arise. 
  • Security support is focus on ensuring IT systems comply with the agency's IT Security policy (ICD-503) with personnel certified to information assurance security standards. 



  • Job specific description (SE position): The opportunity is for a position supporting a government customer in Chantilly, VA whose mission is to provide highly reliable and secure communications for other government users. 
  • The enabling technology is primary focused on RF space communications and digital signal processing capabilities. 
  • This systems engineering position is responsible for regular communications with users to understand new requirements, working with development contractors to understand requirements and develop plans to deliver new capabilities using agile software development processes, working with Operations to coordinate testing and the final delivery of new capabilities to fulfill user requirements. 
  • Individuals will become familiar with various systems architectures and eventually act as subject matter experts in advising the government clients on acquisition related decisions. 
  • Duties will include witnessing of software test and occasional travel.

Job Requirementsback to top

  • 2 to 4 years with BS or 0 to 2 years with MS.
  • (4 years of relevant experience in an RF communications development/acquisition program can be substituted)
  • Technical BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical degree.
  • Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
  • The ability to work well within a team of engineers
  • Demonstrated success in working with government customers.

Job Detailsback to top

Location Chantilly, VA, 20151, United States
Categories Aerospace & Aviation, Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Engineering, Information Technology
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Experience Years 5 yrs
Pref Major STEM

Location Mapback to top

Contact Informationback to top

Contact Name Jared Blind
How to apply A resume is required to apply to this job. Applications are sent to employer via email. Click on the link below and follow instructions.
Apply Click Here (apply to job)
Primary Phone 732-232-9052
Job Code 124334

Systems Engineer II

Similar Jobs

Users who responded to this job also responded to