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Par Government Systems Corporation Principal Systems Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

The successful candidate will lead the systems engineering aspects of this exciting research and development program, as well as the requirements and operational requirements of the project that align with subject matter requirements of the NSA customer. He/she will be responsible for leading key aspects of the requirements, design, deployment, and implementation of the systems engineering aspects of the program. The systems engineering aspects of the program will be also be concerned with training, testing, and evaluation, as well as compliance and data governance. The candidate will work closely with PAR’s HPC Lead, as well as software and data engineers, data scientists, and compliance and governance professionals.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work with various team members (e.g., systems engineers, AI/ML experts, HPC experts)

  • Create prototypes and proofs of concept for iterative development

  • Learn new technologies and apply the knowledge in production system

  • Support program office in the oversight of staffing processes

  • Partner with various teams to define and execute program objectives

  • Identify issues with the integration, program execution, or staffing

Required Skills

  • Skills: requirements, design, architecture, program planning, test and evaluation

  • Experience with systems engineering, across hw, sw, and data

  • Experience with projects ranging from prototyping to transition planning

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, specifically able to convey technical information in a clear and unambiguous manner

  • Experience in research projects as well as operational system developments

  • Experience with subject matter associated with SIGINT application areas where HPC is being applied

  • Detailed oriented/self-motivated with the ability to learn and deploy new technology quickly

Required Experience

  • TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly

  • BS and MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related technical field or equivalent experience

  • 15+ years in program management and systems engineering

  • Experience in overseeing prototyping efforts

  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience

  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Familiarity with high performance computing programs.

  • Experience with a range of mission areas

  • Experience with software tools such as Git/Gitlab, Salt, Confluence, Jira, etc.

  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines and their enabling tools such as Jenkins, Nexus, etc.

  • Experience with HPC architectures and/or GPUs

It is the policy of PAR to prohibit all forms of discrimination and to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status and positive action shall be taken to insure the fulfillment of this policy.

If you require reasonable accommodation in the application process, call Human Resources at 315.356.2260. All other applications must be submitted online.