Intelligent Waves LLC

Sr. Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
ID 2020-2176
Regular Full-Time
Contract Status
Immediate Hire


Intelligent Waves, a rapidly growing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has a need for a Sr. Systems Engineer to support a critical DoD customer. The Sr. Systems Engineer will provide contractor services for a CONUS and OCONUS SETA contract. The Sr. Systems Engineer will be part of a major contract as a Subcontractor to successfully execute the mission.

Location: This Sr. Systems Engineer is based in Fort Belvoir, VA.

Travel: Ability to travel up to 25% of the time and will be reimbursed based on IW policy, GSA Per Diem rates and DoD Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) as required.

Security Clearance: This Sr. Systems Engineer must be a United States Citizen and hold a Secret Clearance.


  • Provide assessments of infrastructure modernization/project costs, design concepts, or design changes.
  • Evaluate/document design specifications, installation instructions, and other infrastructures/system related information.
  • Verify stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture.
  • Collaborate with engineers or software developers to select appropriate design solutions or ensure compatibility of infrastructure/system components, i.e. COTS integration.
  • Evaluate current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, portability, compatibility, or usability.
  • Provide technical guidance or support for the development or troubleshooting of systems.
  • Identify information communications technology (ICT) infrastructure components required to meet requirements and ensure secured systems.
  • Analyze the integration and operation of complete ICT infrastructure components and systems.
  • Investigate system components suitability for specified purposes and make recommendations regarding component use.
  • Plan or execute the installation, upgrade, and/or tech refresh of infrastructure components, as required. Configure components to meet requirements and specifications. 
  • Develop or approve project plans, schedules, or budgets.
  • Define and analyze objectives, spoke, issues, or organizational impact of ICT infrastructure.
  • Develop system integration implementation plans.
  • Design, conduct, or review hardware or software tests.
  • Establish standards to ensure operational requirements, quality requirements, and design constraints are addressed.
  • Evaluation of existing infrastructure to determine effectiveness and suggest changes to meet requirements.
  • Research, test, or verify proper functions of patches and fixes.
  • Communicate project information through presentations, technical reports, or white papers.
  • Analyze or predict system performance under different operating conditions.
  • Train system users in systems operation or maintenance.
  • Perform security analysis of developed or package software components.
  • Have an understanding and experience with large, complex IT projects and organizations; analyze information from multiple sources to compile a complete, holistic solution within their areas of expertise; and easily communicate those recommendations and issues to high-level commanders/executives to influence decisions that support the organization's overall strategic plan.


  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or relevant Engineering field.
  • Demonstrated ability to collect requirements, interpret a customer needs and cross reference to available technologies in the market space.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 10+ years of experience of relevant experience
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance
  • Security + Certification / IAT Level II

Since 2006, Intelligent Waves has remained committed to providing quality engineering, operations, and intelligence solutions to our clients and it all starts with YOU.  Intelligent Waves provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental and vision, paid PTO, life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing a contribution with vesting starting from DAY 1, technical training, tuition bonuses, and much, much more.

Clearance Statement:  Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, Intelligent Waves will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Intelligent Waves LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

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