Systems Engineer IV

Location US-VA-Chantilly
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Residency Status
U.S. Citizenship Required
Top Secret/SCI
Employee Type
Time Type
Full Time


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



  • Translate customer needs into system requirements
  • Participate the development of key project products, such as CONOPS, requirements documents, and transition plans
  • Develop Requests for Change (RFCs) as required and leads configuration control board process coordination
  • Participates in Agile development Release Planning events
  • Leads or participates in Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) and technical exchange meetings (TEMs) to serve as focal points for managing project execution and resolving enterprise issues
  • Generate enterprise test, readiness, and plans, and leads orchestrates execution
  • Leads the identification, tracking, mitigation, and resolution technical risks and issues


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance (with a current SSBI favorably adjudicated within the last 5 years)
  • Bachelor’s degree in applied sciences (e.g. Math, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, etc.) or related technical experience
  • 11+ full years of experience in related field
  • 2+ years of systems integration, testing, and/or systems development experience
  • 1+ years of experience in systems definition and development oversight
  • 1+ years of related experience with NGA Analytical and Workflow Analysis (specifically GIMS and/or Cedalion) or its IC partners
  • Demonstrated ability to identify technology gaps in capabilities and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences
  • Foreign Travel (10% to 15%)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or physics
  • Advanced degree in a technical field
  • Demonstrated mission knowledge of exploitation management, and intelligence reporting
  • Demonstrated NGA segment/service/system/project knowledge of production workflow systems and collection services
  • Agile systems engineering and development methods (user story generation, sprint/scrum development, back-log management, test-driven development)
  • Exposure to emerging NSG capabilities and tradecraft to include SOM and ABI
  • Exposure to national, tactical, and commercial data collectors and associated collection tasking and feasibility processes
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms


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