Systems Engineer in Sterling, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is seeking a Systems Engineer for our client located in Dulles, VA.

Assist in the incremental design, development and test of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) ground control systems. Support a team with the development of requirements, architecture, design, integration, verification & validation of the ground control system.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with assessment of system specifications and development or elicitation of requirements
  • Support the integration of software, hardware and Components off the Shelf (COTS)
  • Development test methods, implementing automating testing and scripting when possible
  • Supports the update process for operations manuals, work instructions, tools, and scripts
  • Contributes to a team of systems engineers in accomplishment of engineering tasks in an iterative development environment 

Required Skills

  • Solid understanding in engineering of System of Systems
  • Experience with a requirements management tool
  • Automated test script development
  • Must exhibit good time management skills and self-motivation; focus on customer service
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and sound problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall program 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with tactical sensors (Radar, Active and Passive RF, EO/IR) Performance or C2
  • Experience using DOORS for requirements management
  • UAV or Aviation domain knowledge
  • Experience supporting DoD contracts 

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Required: Must have Active US Government Security Clearance

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer