DODAF/MBSE Systems Architect job in Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Full Time Fredericksburg VA SimVentions, Inc  - Glassdoor ✪ 4.6

SimVentions, consistently voted a Best Place to Work in Virginia, is looking for a DODAF Systems Architecture and MBSE Design Engineer to join our system engineering team dedicated to supporting our government customer in delivering integrated products to the Navy's combat systems.


  • Develop and manage DODAF architecture/MBSE products and initiatives supporting Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) in support of system engineering program development
  • Coordinate systems integration with multiple other naval surface combat systems such as AEGIS, Tomahawk, VLS
  • Review and analyze system requirements and identify impacts to the appropriate requirements and/or design specifications
  • Support system specification updates and associated performance enhancements and interface development/upgrade efforts
  • Maintenance of design traceability and design documentation
  • Provide subject matter expertise and systems engineering to maintain system design alignment with external programs of record
  • Identify integration issues and system requirements discrepancies across multiple systems
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams in planning, design and development of systems to ensure software and hardware performance and compatibility
  • Maintain system and software design in model-based systems engineering tool
  • Participate in design working group and technical interchange meetings

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience utilizing model-based systems and digital engineering processes, principles, techniques, and procedures in the development of DODAF architectures for naval systems
  • Experience and knowledge in the development of architecture for AEGIS, Tomahawk, or VLS are preferred
  • Expert knowledge of and ability with model-based systems engineering tools such as MagicDraw, Rhapsody, and/or other SysML modeling tools

Preferred Skills & Experience: 

  •  Indepth knowledge of Naval Surface Warfare concepts and programs and architectures such as AEGIS, Tomahawk and VLS
  • Extensive experience with MagicDraw supporting NAVSEA programs.

Education:  Bachelor of Science in engineering, mathematics, physics, or computer science.

Minimum Clearance:  Ability to  obtain Secret Clearance

Location: Fredericksburg, VA  and Dahlgren, VA

**This position is contingent upon funding and is expected to begin November 2020

Why Work for SimVentions?

SimVentions is about more than just being a fun place to work. We are a family of like-minded individuals who care for, support and encourage each other. We are here to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together.

Support Our Warfighters

SimVentions is a proud supporter of the U.S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world.

Drive Customer Success

We deliver solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will do whatever it takes to ensure our customers are successful and happy with our results.

Get Involved in Giving Back

We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members throughout the year.

Build Innovative Technology

SimVentions takes pride in it's innovative and cutting edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customer’s success.

Work with Brilliant People

At SimVentions, we don’t just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who embody the culture that we have created here.

Create Meaningful Solutions

We always have a wide variety of challenging, meaningful problems to solve at SimVentions, which span the whole range of our six core disciplines.

Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

  • The impact benefit – work on projects that directly impact the safety of our country
  • The purpose benefit – be part of something bigger where our profits help the needy
  • The co-worker benefit – work with the best and brightest people in the business
  • The dress code benefit – business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work
  • The healthcare benefits – one of the best packages in the industry
  • The bacon benefit – if the CEO eats the last piece of bacon you get to blast him with Nerf darts
  • The breakfast benefit – the “C’s” fix you breakfast once a year
  • The food benefits – we have a lot of food around here

Other Perks:

  • On-site Chaplain and prayer room
  • Lots of employee-appreciation events throughout the year
  • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done
  • Regular communication (“All-Hands”, “SimV Share”, “Imagineering Day”) to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food
  • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups
  • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development
  • What you bring to the table…


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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