• Help



    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition (CG-9), Director of Acquisition Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office (CG-93), located in Washington, DC.  

    Learn more about this agency


    You will serve as a Systems Engineer supporting the Aviation, Surface or Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4ISR) domains within the Acquisition Directorate (CG-9) at the USCG Headquarters in Washington, DC. You will report to the Assistant Project Manager or the (Major Systems Acquisition) Project Manager (CG-9327).

    Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

    • Performing project systems engineering by integrating mechanism for the technical and technical management efforts related to the mission and gaps analysis; material solution mission need definition; solution design, development and test; solution production and deployment; operations and support; and disposition of systems and their life cycle processes.
    • Having prime responsibility in developing many of the project documents, including the Project System Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) Tailoring Plan, requirements/specification documents, verification and validation documents, certificate packages, and other technical documents.
    • Performing professional engineering work by coordinating the developing of design and production for large multi-purpose projects for systems or mission-related conversion, maintenance, or construction of vessels.
    • Preparing asset specific plans for all Test and Evaluation (T&E) events, gathering inputs from field sites, operational sponsors or other stakeholder units and communicating specific program objectives, special instructions, deadlines for submissions, and any logistical considerations necessary to prepare all T&E documents.
    • Managing cost, schedule and technical performance of active task orders; preparing for and ensuring adherence to the surface asset program plan.
    • Facilitating and/or hosting meetings, briefings, long-range planning, resource commitments; authorizing matrix team members to serve on Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), sub-IPTS, working groups, board, committees, etc., and presenting briefs to program personnel and executives in the Coast Guard.  
    • Analyzing budget and cost estimates for large and complex projects, focusing on project funding, proper application of the principles of engineering economics, and economic analysis. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515892700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.