Systems Engineer (131925)


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Job Description

 Provides support for the development and maintenance of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of Navy Information Systems.


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Analyze current systems engineering documentation and processes.
  • Assist in the development of new systems engineering documentation such as requirements specifications, design descriptions, and DoDAF artifacts.
  • Help coordinate and provide for Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) activities and tasking.
  • Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Provide input to the scheduling of systems engineering activities.
  • Research, identify, and evaluate enterprise applications used to support the program.
  • Communicate project/program issues to management, as necessary.


Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High level of knowledge of Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Familiarity with information architecture, and Navy Information Systems a plus.
  • Familiarity with databases and database design a plus.
  • Demonstrable evidence of analytical approach to problem solving and decision making.
  •  Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Possess a Bachelor’s of Science degree or equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Experience with end-to-end Systems Engineering processes, and demonstrable evidence of defining and adhering to these processes, as well as the development of pertinent documentation.
  • Experience with developing DoDAF artifacts.
  • Experience with developing documentation that adheres to the Department of Defense, Defense Standardization Program (Data Item Descriptions, or DIDs).

Applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.  


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at

About Progeny Systems
Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.
As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations.  Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.
Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:
-       United States Navy
-       United States Air Force
-       United States Army         
-       Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
-       National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)