Senior Principal Systems Engineer at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Taunton, Massachusetts

Job Description:


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Principal Systems Engineer in Taunton, MA.

Essential Duties:

  • Guide all phases of system development and support for new business pursuits related to the battle management, emergency response, and data analytics systems by providing technical strategy, operational concept development, system architecture definition, requirements analysis, trade studies, and leadership through design, implementation, integration, and test phases

  • Be a clear and enthusiastic communicator to customers, users, subcontractors, and project teams to define, analyze, and meet project goals

  • You will coordinate across design, development, test, project leadership, program management, and customer representatives, creating a collaborative environment that focuses on the big picture

  • You will be a technical spokesperson for our company, conveying insight and confidence

  • Work towards a high-level vision, but understand the importance of details

  • You will proactively identify and mitigate risks and define reasonable trade space from which the team can operate

  • Managing multiple concurrent projects and RFIs will require you to prioritize strategically

  • Proactively determine use cases and requirements, define your own tasks, and execute with little oversight. You will accomplish program goals despite obstacles, ambiguity, changing requirements, and a fast-paced environment

  • Apply systems thinking to software, processes, people, and organizations

  • You will help harden software and processes into mature, mission-critical, -must-work- products

  • Mentor and guide less experienced engineers, because you are motivated to improve our work environment and help others

  • Support and develop our technical culture by being engaged, intellectually curious, friendly, motivated to solve complex problems, and inspired to deliver superior user-centered design


  • A Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; Agile experience preferred

  • Substantial use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories

  • Substantial proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools

  • Ability to recognize various architectural patterns, apply them appropriately, understand strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develop architectural variations as necessary

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.