Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Summer Internship/Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
  • Overview

    Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the Northern Virginia area just a few miles south of the Pentagon.  We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team.


    The Strategic Operations and Surety Division (SOSD) Strategic Acquisition and Operations Group (SAOG) provides
    acquisition, systems engineering, program management, operations, cybersecurity, and lifecycle support to the Strategic Systems Program (SSP) Nuclear Weapons Surety Branch (SP32). 


    SPA has a near term need for a Systems Engineer Intern. 


    The primary focus of this position will be to participate as a team member providing assistance, coordination and recommendations to NWS Project Engineers supporting all aspects of the life cycle of a system, including project requirements definition, analysis, acquisition strategies, system modeling, operations, performance, testing, cost and schedule, and maintenance using established systems engineering processes.  This will include assistance in preparing briefs and point papers.


    Required Qualifications:

    •Must be currently pursuing a Degree in a STEM field (e.g. Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related technical degree).  
    •Must possess a strong desire to develop a fundamental working knowledge of systems engineering required for support of shipboard and land-based systems. 
    •Technical familiarity with MS Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required.
    •U.S. citizenship is required in order to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.  


    Desired Qualifications: 

    •Pursuing a Degree specifically related to Systems Engineering.  


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