KBRwyle Senior Systems Engineer in Dayton, Ohio

Senior Systems Engineer


KBRwyle is seeking an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to provide product support for the USAF Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapon Systems (CROWS) in the area of Systems Security Engineering (SSE) and Cyber Resiliency.

The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Focus on ensuring cyber security and resiliency is incorporated in the weapons systems design process via the Systems Engineering (SE) process.

  • Support development of SSE artifacts and acquisition templates for inclusion in SE processes.

  • Assist in the development of a requirements construct to help USAF programs interpret and scope system security, acquisition security, and cybersecurity and resilience requirements.

  • Leverage NIST security controls, FAA direction, and other inputs to inform system security requirements.

  • Perform technical analyses, conduct research, and use technical management principles to assess impacts to DoD and USAF systems engineering and acquisition policies and processes; and provide recommendations for improvement.

The candidate selected should be experienced and successful at solving complex system integration and engineering issues, enjoy working in a dynamic, responsive, and collaborative environment, and dedicated to the success of our customers.Work location is at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH and sit within AFLCMC/EZS CROWS LOA2 office.


Education/Experience:ABachelor's degreeandfifteen (15) years of experience is required.

Knowledge, SkillsandAbilities:Candidate should have a foundational understanding of DoD weapon system acquisition and system Life Cycle Systems Engineering processes.Position requires technical background in development of weapons system/platform avionics and/or software.Position requires some experience or familiarity of systems security engineering in one or more security specialty areas, such as Cybersecurity, Cyber Resilience, Anti-Tamper protection, Supply Chain Risk Management, Software Assurance, and Hardware Assurance.

Otherrequiredskills include: Interviewingskills,totalk with individuals andgroups about theirneedsandaskthe rightquestions tosurfaceessential requirements information; Listening skills,tounderstandwhat peoplesayandtodetectwhat they mightbehesitanttosay; Analyticalskills,tocriticallyevaluate theinformation gatheredfrommultiplesources,reconcileconflicts,decomposehigh-levelinformationintodetails, abstractupfromlow-levelinformation toa moregeneralunderstanding, distinguishpresenteduserrequests fromthe underlying trueneeds,anddistinguish solution ideasfrom requirements; Facilitationskills,tolead requirementselicitationworkshops; Observational skills, tovalidatedataobtained via other techniquesandexposenewareasforelicitation; Writing skills,tocommunicate information effectivelytocustomers,marketing, managers,andtechnicalstaff;Organizational skills, towork with thevastarrayofinformation gathered during elicitation andanalysisandtocope with rapidly changing information;Interpersonal skills, tohelpnegotiateprioritiesandtoresolve conflicts amongproject stakeholders(suchascustomers,productmanagement, andengineering).

Preferred Skills

Master’s degree in Engineering with twenty (20) years of experience is preferred.Broad understanding of systems engineering; an understanding of security; a technology specific understanding (e.g., avionics development); and a domain specific understanding (e.g., aircraft, space systems).

It is desired that theselected applicantshould haveknowledge of AirForceAssessment and Authorization (A&A) cybersecurity process andcurrentDoDcyber securityrequirements.


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: US-US-OH-Dayton

Req ID: 1063760