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System Engineer (SIGINT SME & Integration)
Arcfield Chantilly, VA

System Engineer (SIGINT SME & Integration)

Chantilly, VA
Expired: February 07, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time

Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nations most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit for more details.

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the government space? Do you want to improve products or enhance processes to get ahead of problems rather than waiting for them to occur? What if you could find a position that leverages your previous technical experience and problem-solving skills?  Our team is looking for you, an experienced Signals Intelligence Subject Matter Expert with strong collaboration and program management skills to provide guidance and support to senior level government directors for ground enterprise solutions in the IC and DoD.


This program provides SETA (Systems Engineering Technical Advisor) & SE&I (Systems Engineering & Integration) services to an IC customer with a focus on acquisition and operations of a complex mission system and supporting IT infrastructure.  The contract support is part of the customer core team focused on all aspects of the systems life cycle including CONOPS development, capturing requirements, working with developers to deliver capability, testing to ensure capabilities meet requirements, transition to operations and operations support.  The program also supports innovations/technology development, provides acquisition and project management support to government program managers and IT information assurance security support.

The selected candidate will have frequent client interactions, and support system and mission strategy development across the various ground offices. The candidate will have daily interaction with the customer and supporting contractors and will need to follow customer standards and processes as the program matures through the life cycle. Candidate will interact with multiple Acquisition Offices (AOs) and support technical consultation, meeting coordination, and support to recommendation briefings. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Works with the Team leads, program managers and acquisition professionals to validate that acquisition strategy will support a technically feasible outcome that meets the customer's needs
  • Intelligence Community and Mission Partner work history
  • Experience with SIGINT Overhead Systems
  • SIGINT Tasking & Mission Management experience
  • Integrate new systems and initiatives in support of customer/mission partner requirements and work directly with our developers and users in operations
  • Understand system-to-system interfaces and act as an Integrator
  • Ability to assist in preparation of presentations and reports
  • Monitor system and segment schedules, recognize dependencies
  • Identify risks and opportunities
  • Aiding in meeting facilitation and information sessions
  • Prior agile development experience
  • Candidate will be required to sign and adhere to Non-Disclosure Agreement(s) and (2) Confidential Agreement and Conflict of Interest Certification


  • Requires a technical degree: 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD 
  • Must possess and have the ability to maintain a TS/SCI with Poly 
  • Intelligence Community knowledge and work history 
  • Extensive knowledge on SIGINT Overhead Systems
  • SIGINT Tasking & Mission Management experience
  • Experience delivering new capabilities using Agile methodologies 
  • Apply Agile principles to management of a government/contractor software development team working disparate projects – inform lines of authority, maintain status, and distribute workload 
  • Coordinate partnerships with mission partners and domain expertise to identify capability gaps to identify project opportunities 
  • Experience identifying user and enterprise needs/requirements and gap identification, analysis and assessment 
  • Ability to identify and automate workflows 
  • Excellent communication skills, multi-task and lead several projects simultaneously 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Communicate/capture requirements with stakeholders and provide development status updates 

This is the projected compensation range for this position. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, Arcfield invests in its employees beyond just compensation. Arcfield s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

Min: $111,273.57
Max: $267,388.72


Arcfield proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active-Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.



15050 Conference Ctr Dr

Chantilly, VA
20151-3848 USA



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