System Engineer (1258)

System Engineer (1258) | Annapolis Junction, 20701, Annapolis Junction, MD, US

Referral Eligible 



Zapata Technology is seeking a a cleared person holding a TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph to become a System Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD. Check out the details below and our awesome benefits here. 


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the technical integrity of work and deliverables.
  • Assist in development of sections of systems engineering documentation.
  • Manage and assist with system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of hardware, software, facility, and personnel components.
  • Coordinate the resolution of action items, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination.
  • Design new capabilities.
  • Assist in the development of system engineering documentation.
  • Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration.
  • Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets.
  • Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions. 
  • Develop system design solution requirements and fulfills the functional analysis.
  • Develop requirements for Information Assurance Basic, Information Assurance Mechanisms and Security Mechanism Technology.
  • Planning and preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.   


Job Qualifications:

Required Qualifications and Skills include:

  • Must be a team player.
  • Anility to analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications. 
  • Ability to analyze system requirements, design, and development. 
  • Ability to assist users in formulating requirements, approaches, and feasibility. 
  • Ability to incorporate new plans, designs, and systems into ongoing operations. 
  • Ability to develop technical documentation. 
  • Ability to derive from the system requirements and understanding of stakeholder needs.
  • Ability to derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements.


Education/Experience include:

  • Seven (7) years’ experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity within the Federal Government
  • 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 SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. 


Working Conditions:

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. 


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

Full time position


Clearance Type:

Employment is contingent on maintaining the required TS/SCI clearance with polygraph, as well as other factors, including, but not limited to, drug screens. 


AAP/EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.