Systems Engineer for Mission Operations (Australia)

Job Location AU
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/18/2017 11:52 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Minimum Clearance
TS/SCI with polygraph
% Travel
Relocation Eligible

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility has an opportunity for a mid-to-senior level engineer to provide System Engineering services in an operational environment. The position is contingent upon award of an ECP to add the position that will be located in Alice Springs Australia. The contract provides Systems Engineering Technical Advisory (SETA) support to the Chief/Systems Engineering Branch.  This position is funded through April-2018 and will likely be extended through April-2019. If the successful candidate is located in the CONUS, then relocation to the Site will be approximately 4 months later after completing Government Customer requirements.  Relocation assistance is provided as well as housing allowance, cost of living and other allowances for the duration of the tour.


The successful candidate will provide systems engineering technical expertise in coordination with a multi-contractor engineering team, for several complex real-time high speed data processing systems.  There will be daily coordination with Government Customer staff, our on-site team leader and many contractor personnel from several companies.  An understanding of the project life cycle is required.  Additional responsibilities include requirements review (i.e., verify “good” requirements to ensure that the contractor is building to measurable / verifiable requirements), concept of operation review, participation in preliminary and critical design reviews and contributing to various installation working groups.  The successful candidate will be responsible for witnessing tests and shepherding new systems into the facility, ensuring that they meet facility standards.  General tasks also include providing technical assistance for fact finding, studies, action item responses, long-term system planning and documentation review.

Required Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; with CI Polygraph
  • Candidate and any accompanying dependents (e.g., spouse, children), if any, are required to successfully complete physical and psychological examinations specified and adjudicated by the Government Customer for living and working in a remote location.
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 16 years relevant experience, or the equivalent.
  • Possess the technical breadth of knowledge to identify and explain complex issues and provide recommendations to a broad range of operational, technical, programmatic, training and system installation issues.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work independently on multiple tasks at once
  • Able to occasionally work after normal duty hours (evenings/weekends) to support high priority activities
  • Able to conduct business travel (<10% of the time)

Desired Qualifications

  • Personnel currently living in the Alice Springs Australia area that will reduce or avoid any delay for PCS relocation.
  • Preference given to relevant experience supporting the Intelligence Community and the DELPHI customer.
  • Prior experience with the Site
  • Prior experience with the Customer’s missions, operational systems and organization is strongly preferred


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