System Engineer Level 2 (Baltimore, MD)

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Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: .


Our Software Engineers are experienced professionals who provide system engineering expertise to our clients. They work directly with teammates and our National Security clients to execute the following job responsibilities:
  • Analyze user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications
  • Analyze system requirements and lead design and development activities.
  • Guide users in formulating requirements, advise alternative approaches, and conduct feasibility studies.
  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology. Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations.
  • Develops technical documentation, including system architecture and system design documentation.
  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.
  • Maintain responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and communicate effectively with teammates and our National Security clients.

The following qualifications are REQUIRED to be considered for this role:
    • Must be willing to upgrade polygraph to a FULL SCOPE
  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Five (5) years of additional system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree
  • Fourteen (14) years experience as a system engineer
  • Demonstrated experience managing system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with defined system architecture(s) - Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
  • Proven ability to support the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
  • Demonstrated experience participating in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
  • Proven ability to allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
  • Demonstrated experience generating alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
  • Demonstrated experience defining the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements
  • Demonstrated experience deriving from system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs and developing system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and providing input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP)
  • Demonstrated experience in participating in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
  • Proven ability to establish and gain approval of the definition of a system or component under development
  • Demonstrated experience developing derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience implementing operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using DoDAF standards
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and/or approving system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete
  • Demonstrated experience capturing interface designs in a common interface control format, and store interface data in a commonly accessible repository
  • Proven ability to assess risk to the program and determine the probability of occurrence and quantified consequence of failure in accordance with an approved risk management plan
  • Demonstrated experience planning the verification efforts of new and unproven designs early in the development life cycle with system stakeholders to ensure compliance with established requirements
  • Demonstrated experience preparing time-line analysis diagrams illustrating the flow of time-dependent functions
  • Demonstrated experience establishing a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements
  • Demonstrated experience managing and ensuring the technical integrity of the system baseline over time, continually updating it as various changes are imposed on the system during the lifecycle from development through deployment and operations & maintenance
  • Demonstrated experience supporting the planning and testing analysis of the Certification/Accreditation Process for systems
  • Proven ability to provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems
  • Demonstrated experience developing scenarios (threads) and an operational concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment
  • Demonstrated experience conducting quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas like Reliability, Maintainability, Vulnerability, Survivability, Produceability, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and following a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces
Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. No sponsorship is available for this position.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at [email protected] . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
More Information on Guidehouse
Guidehouse operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in McLean, VA and Washington, DC. Guidehouse was founded in 2018. It has 12000 total employees. To see all 14 open jobs at Guidehouse, click here.
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