Sr. Engineer (Land Warfare)- Sign-on/Relocation Bonus Available
Washington, DC 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Sr. Engineer (Land Warfare)- Sign-on/Relocation Bonus Available






District Of Columbia


United States

Executive Order

Employee health and safety is a top priority, and as a federal contractor, ENSCO must take action to ensure we meet our commitments to national security. ENSCO safety protocols include complying with all local, state and federal requirements to limit the spread of COVID-19, which may include the use of face coverings, social distancing and requirements for employees to be vaccinated. As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, ENSCO requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date. ENSCO also will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for these safety protocols due to medical disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Job Description

Sign-on/Relocation Bonus Available

ENSCO ASE is recruiting senior engineering and support staff supporting the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, Research and Engineering Branch (OUSD/R&E). We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer (LAND WARFARE) with demonstrated expertise in developing technical solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems. Mature judgement required to interface with external stakeholders and senior government personnel. Position located in the Washington D.C./Virginia area. Telecommute work at management descretion.

  • Work to evaluate and secure cutting-edge technology and engineering capabilities to facilitate modernization efforts and support DoD joint warfighting efforts
  • Work with a team of driven, supportive, and highly skilled professionals
  • Experience leading and performing Systems Engineering (SE) tasks including development and analysis of complex engineering and test strategies; technology and risk assessments; performance/capability assessments; and kill chain analysis of complex weapon systems to define capability gaps and assess performance.
  • Interpret requirements and design specifications, analyzes alternatives, and creates a solution, and supports integration and testing, as required.
  • Expert in exercising independent judgment and initiative in solving problems and performing technical tasks having a high degree of complexity. Manages and coordinates the efforts of other staff members assigned to specific projects.
  • Develop advice and recommendations from the OSD perspective and provides feedback on effectiveness of current engineering and test policy and guidance. Insights from this continuous engagement will inform OUSD(R&E)/DTE&A leadership and form the basis of subsequent assessments.
  • Work with acquisition program managers to develop comprehensive engineering and DT&E test strategies to support program milestones and engineering decisions.
  • Work with Chief Engineers, Chief Developmental Testers, and other stakeholders to develop Systems Engineering Plans and T&E Master Plans
  • System-, subsystem- and component-level Systems Engineering Technical Reviews as documented in DoDI 5000.88, including but not limited to, System Requirements Reviews (SRRs), System Function Reviews (SFRs), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), Production Readiness Reviews (PRRs), Functional Configuration Audits, and associated working groups and technical interchange meetings.
  • Provide independent assessments of the adequacy and completeness of technical reviews and assess potential risk identified through participation in the review.
  • Systems Engineering (SE) and Test & Evaluation (T&E) Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) Support.
  • Acquisition Document Development and Review.
  • developing assessments
  • Program Metrics and Technical Performance Measures
  • Requirements Document Development and Review
  • Engineering Assessments by developing independent technical assessments to support OSD and Service leadership in their assessment of AAF programs
  • Provide Independent Technical Risk Assessments. conduct the assessment.
  • Provide PDR/CDR Assessments and Sufficiency & Performance Assessments
Telecommuting available with management discretion

Qualifications Required (Skills)

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific or other applicable technical or analytical discipline
  • Twenty (20) or more years within the specified technical discipline
  • Expert in developing technical solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems.
  • Expert in leading major project technical tasks using formal engineering practices and quality control methods.
  • Experience directly interfacing with government management personnel and is adept at oral and written communication required at all levels of management to maintain control of assigned programs and projects.
  • Experience in program technical activities; monitor engineering and test efforts; establish and maintain effective and efficient communication with Program Management Offices and Component counterparts; and review all program-related documentation available to OSD to maintain cognizance of development planning and program engineering and test activities and results for all assigned programs.
  • Experience in providing cybersecurity expertise to support the DTE&A Cybersecurity Technical Advisor to develop, identify, and share best practices across the Department, clarify DoD policy and guidance, communicate OSD expectations, and provide advice on program strengths, issues, and risks

Qualifications Desired

  • Master's degree in a scientific or other applicable technical or analytical discipline
  • Experience interfacing with Joint Staff, Services, and warfighters to coordinate engineering and analysis needs and analytic results is highly desired.
  • An Active TS/SCI clearance would be highly desirable


Req ID


Internal Position Title

Chief Engineer

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

U.S. Citizenship


Background Check Type

7 year

Drug Screen Type


Export Control and Licensing


Contract Award Contingency



John Masterson

Benefit Highlights

* Annual education tuition reimbursement
* 401(k) Plan with 2.5% dollar-for-dollar company match in first year of employment, and up to 6% company match thereafter
* Medical, dental and vision insurance
* Spending Accounts - FSA, Dependent Care FSA, and HSA
* Leave available for holidays, bereavement, jury duty, military service, family medical leave, and as required by State law
* Paid Time Off
* 100% Company paid Employee Assistance Program and life, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, business travel accident, and professional liability insurance (employee only)
* Other voluntary programs, including supplemental life, auto and home insurance, and legal program
* Computer purchase discount
* Recognition and reward programs
* Patent awards
* Technical paper awards for presentations and publications
* Recruitment awards
* Length of service awards
* Community service recognition

Division Description

The Aerospace Sciences and Engineering (ASE) Division is based in Cocoa Beach, Fla., with facilities and capabilities in Colorado Springs, Colo., El Segundo, Calif., and Orcutt, Calif. ASE's primary focus is aerospace engineering, cyber security and meteorological systems.

ASE is the prime contractor to the U.S. Space Force, providing Systems Engineering & Integration of the Launch Safety infrastructure, the Satellite Control Network and the Standard Space Trainer.

ENSCO's aerospace engineering efforts support launch range activities throughout the U.S. ASE employees are developing the Range of the future and evaluating highly technical systems for critical launch operations, including range instrumentation, safety and communications.

Our Cyber domain experts are providing engineering solutions for space systems Defensive Cyber Operations, as well as cyber consultative support for private sector and government organizations.

The ASE Division is the premier integrator of weather systems and technologies to enhance safety, reduce cost, and lessen weather impacts on space launches, aviation and business operations.

Strength in Diversity

ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.

Sr. Engineer (Land Warfare)- Sign-on/Relocation Bonus Available | ENSCO, Inc.

ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against with regard to race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), marital status, genetic information, protected medical or family care leaves (requesting or approved for leave under federal or state law), retaliation for reporting patient abuse in tax supported institutions, physical or mental disability or medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), military or protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, political affiliation, reproductive health decision’s, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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