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We believe that every person, given the opportunity and the tools, is capable of achieving great things. Our team members focus on our customers and assisting them achieve their mission and goals. Our leadership nurtures our team’s potential by treating each employee with honesty, integrity, respect, dignity, compassion and fairness.

And we’re looking for motivated people who share those values!.

IT System Engineer TS/SCI

Department: Government Customer- Chantilly
Location: Chantilly, VA



1. Provides†requisite expertise and support in establishing and managing systems engineering functions†

2.† Develops and applies advanced software/systems methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems.†

3.† May plan, conduct and technically direct projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.†

4.† Analyzes, evaluates and plans method of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of complex technical problems†

5.††Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

6. Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects. Reviews projects progress and evaluate results.

7. Recommends corrections in technical applications and analysis.

8. Specifies materials, equipment and supplies required for completion and implementation of technical projects.

9. Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

10. May provide technical consultation to technical staff or other organizations.


Education and/or Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with general systems engineering †
  • Knowledge of requirements management, configuration management, lifecycle readiness management, risk management, and schedule management practices and processes
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and high autonomy
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph†


  • Strong background in IT Sys Engineering†
  • Strong analytic skills†

Geographic Location:††Chantilly, Virginia


TENICA†and Associates LLC†is a provider of government services and consulting solutions in the areas of national defense, homeland and cyber security.† TENICA provides knowledgeable and experienced subject matter experts to perform a variety of professional services, logistics and supply chain management, crisis prevention and response, and information technology solutions to solve dynamic security challenges.† Founded in 2008 and based in Alexandria, Virginia, TENICA is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Woman Owned, Small Business (SDVOB and WOSB) and is a participant in the Small Business Administrationís 8(a) business development program.†††††

TENICA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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