Lexington Park, MD

Lead Systems Engineer

Coherent Technical Services, Inc is seeking a Lead Systems Engineer (Senior level) specializing in Agile and Development Life Cycle Methodologies to work at Pax River, MD supporting Navy Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATC&LS). The role will perform the following tasks:

  • Coach a development team on Scrum principles to attain sprint goals.
  • Ability to lead Agile transformation effort and work collaboratively to establish enterprise Agile processes.
  • Perform as Scrum Master and FQT/Regression Test Director.
  • Knowledge of Atlassian tool suite including Jira, Confluence, and BitBucket.
  • Create workflows utilizing Jira.
  • Develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Facilitate document development and coordination, assess, validate, and prioritize requirements to include lead study elements and adjudicating comments for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS).
  • Manage System Engineering Technical Review (SETR) activities to include – create checklists, assign questions to subject matter experts, extract metrics for presentation during formal reviews.
  • Provide Data Management guidance and assistance to Program Management.


  • B.S. or B.A. in engineering, physics, or computer sciences from an accredited school.


  • This position requires at least 10 years’ experience in Systems Engineering to include 3 years’ experience related to Acquisition Logistics management.  Specific experience with JPALS and Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems is highly desirable.
  • Possess strong organization, documentation, and project management skills.
  • Understand government processes and procedures.

U.S. Citizenship is required for security clearance eligibility. Must be able to obtain a Top-Secret clearance.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including U.S. Citizenship.  

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply online at http://www.goctsi.com  EEO/Vet/Disability

Candidate selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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