Systems Engineer

Full Time Dahlgren VA SimVentions, Inc

SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team in Dahlgren, VA. The right candidate will perform systems design engineering assignments under general supervision, requiring a high degree of technical competency, reflecting current state-of-the-art applications for Directed Energy.


  • Full technical responsibility for planning, organizing, and conducting technical projects in the design and development of systems hardware and software.
  • Conceives and plans projects involving the assessment of basic architecture and current technical limitations,
  • Definition and selection of new concepts and approaches, design, development and implementation of non-routine major software/hardware engineering applications
  • Analysis and investigation of major engineering project tasks
  • Definition of complex design specifications and parameters
  • Development and application of major routines and utility programs, resolutions of compatibility and interface design considerations
  • Analysis of system architecture requirements and structures 
  • Conducts independent technical investigations in systems design
  • Coordinates and consolidates design efforts on major project(s). Prepares design specifications, analysis and recommendations for presentation and approval

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with identifying, tracking, and validating requirements for technical systems or component technologies
  • Experience with systems engineering for research and development or science and technology organizations
  • Knowledge of systems engineering processes, policies, and guidelines
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000 series documentation
  • Ability to identify, trace, define, verify, and validate requirements

Education: BS in STEM discipline

Location: Dahlgen Naval Base

Clearance: Final Secret

Travel: None


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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