Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
Systems Engineering: Acquisition
Regular Full-Time


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.


Strategic Operations and Surety Division (SOSD)/Strategic Development Group (SDG) supports critical U.S. government programs providing Systems Engineering support, Systems Safety support, Financial Analysis support as well as Security Policy, compliance, and assessments. The position is in support of the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP).


SPA has an immediate or near term need for a Systems Engineer (Acquisition). 


Provide technical and programmatic systems engineering support to the TRIDENT II missile.  Support headquarters level planning, development and execution for a variety of activities in the systems integration discipline, and an independent analysis of system level budgets.  Travel 4-6 times/year will be required.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years professional experience with defense programs
  • Exceptional writing and presentation abilities
  • Self-motivated with strong work ethic, time management, and interpersonal skills


Desired Qualifications: 

  • US Navy Submarine Officer
  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Experience working with Strategic Systems Programs
  • Experience working with DoD engineering and acquisition processes
  • Professional Engineer (PE)


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