Lead Systems Engineer


  • USD
  • Testing
  • Law
  • Adobe AIR
  • Science
  • Test equipment
  • Specification
  • Network
  • Management

Job Description

Job Number: R0164985

Systems Engineer, Lead
The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your te chn ical skills with big picture thi nk ing to make an impact in national defense? You understand your customer's environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into te chn ical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

As a leader in systems engineering, we're looking for you to solve complex challenges and shape the Air Force's Nuclear mission by leading a systems engineering team working on re-capitalizing test equipment. Your customer will t rus t you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced te chn ology solutions. Share your expertise through leadership and mentoring, while broadening your skillset into areas like real-time hardware and sof tware. Grow your skills by merging systems engineering and product engineering to create a modernized tester. Join our team and create the future of Nuclear Certification. Empower change with us.

You Have:
  • Experience defining or leading product developments as a systems engineer, including requirements engineering, Cameo, Trade studies, risk management, and interface management
  • Knowledge of DoD and Air Force systems engineering activities and processes, including DODAF, systems architecture, and systems engineering best practices
  • Ability to understand and organize complex requirements, interfaces, and lead other systems engineers
  • Ability to work in a professional and military-oriented environment, be responsive to clients' needs in a timely manner, and develop deliverables and work products
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Nice If You Have:
  • Experience with integrated weapon s systems testing and certification testing
  • Experience with military weapon s systems
  • Experience with the development of operational test equipment
  • Experience with a real-time embedded system product
  • Knowledge of test requirements and operations
  • Ability to draft and coordinate systems engineering management plans and other requirements documentation
  • Ability to lead and coordinate systems engineering integrated product teams
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering
  • INCOSE Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information ; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you'll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You'll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your te chn ical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We'll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $93,400.00 to $212,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.
  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you'll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you'll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.