KBRwyle Senior Systems Engineer in Patrick Afb, Florida

Senior Systems Engineer


Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates.

The Senior Systems Engineer will provide advisory and assistance support to the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) National Technical Nuclear Forensics (NTNF) program to advance capabilities to collect forensic analysis on nuclear and other radioactive materials.


  • Apply and interpret the formal Systems Engineering processes

  • Conduct functional configuration audits

  • Review software testing to ensure requirements traceability

  • Support acquisition and sustainment of computer systems and software development, testing, and evaluation of improvements to systems and equipment

  • Review program schedule, program progress, and compliance with entry/exit criteria

  • Review Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Configuration Change Proposals (CCPs)

  • Participate in software testing and review of associated test reports

  • Develop computer software/hardware requirements packages and acquisitions

  • Provide budget estimations and technical assistance for research and development projects

  • Support management of Department of Defense (DoD) research programs and capabilities

  • Provide technical and acquisition tasks in support of capabilities and systems enabling the NTNF programmatic and technical team

  • Attend meetings and teleconferences, prepare briefings and position papers, and identify potential opportunities or issues with systems

  • Support the development, installation, integration, testing, and sustainment of new and existing systems

  • Support information exchange event



  • Master’s Degree with 5 years’ experience or a Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years’ experience in an engineering discipline with systems engineering experience or preferably, a systems engineering degree.


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience performing tasks similar to those above

  • General knowledge of FORTRAN, C, C , Python, and Java programming languages

  • Working knowledge of UNIX

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to communicate with executives

  • Ability to apply Defense Acquisition Guidebook, Policies, Directives, Regulations, and Laws

  • General experience using Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Experience in deriving and marking classified documents according to the National Industrial Security Program (NISPOM) and security classification guides; Maintaining the protection and integrity of classified information


  • Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) (Previously known as Certified Software Engineering Professional (CSEP))

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Security Certification


  • US Citizenship required

  • Active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance required

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 Systems

Primary Location: US-US-FL-Patrick Afb

Req ID: 1068694