Career Opportunities

Now, more than ever before, a systems approach is required to address today’s multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary challenges.

Systems engineers are expected to understand, develop, and operate entire systems with sophisticated interdependencies that are both complex and rapidly changing. 

See below for current internship and job opportunities related to systems engineering. 

Current Job Opportunities

Last updated July 22, 2021

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About the job

Position Purpose

The Staff Systems Engineer reports to the Engineering Leader and is responsible for support of Thrust Reverser Actuation System development, leadership support, collaboration and process improvement. This position works under a low level of supervision and performs a high level of independent work while accountable to exemplify a systems thinking culture.

This position has a high level of industry and customer contact especially relevant to contemporary practice and market technical needs. This position will utilize interpersonal skills and technical judgment to balance the demands and risks of the system and stakeholders. This position supports negotiation, opportunity evaluation and influences technical direction aligned with stakeholders.

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You will be the technical lead for development, modification or expert-level trouble-shooting of Cavro precision syringe pump and robot OEM component products. Our OEM components are key elements in many leading clinical and research instruments sold by both Tecan and our OEM customers to solve important questions in genomics, diagnostics and other life sciences areas.

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The computer system architect positions will provide direct support to the ADAMS, 3DExperience/PLM, and cyber range technology development and investment projects, and develop tools, processes and methodologies in model-based systems engineering (MBSE), model-based engineering (MBE), cybersecurity, and software development and sustainment. The position will also provide direct support to major bids and proposals activities where MBSE/MBE are major enablers and discriminators.

The MBSE/MBE/DE are major technology enablers and discriminators for I&S’ Systems Integrator strategy. It is a major technical growth and investment area for IDS. It underlies the technology growth areas including full lifecycle systems engineering and integration, cybersecurity and information assurance, software engineering and sustainment requirements for major captures and proposals.

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Job Description

Project Manager
Position type: Full-time (exempt)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Bancroft Architects + Engineers is a full-service architect and engineering firm with a broad portfolio of experience in providing planning, architecture, engineering and construction management services.


Qualified Project Manager candidates will have demonstrated project management and team leadership skills, with the ability to successfully lead and manage high profile, complex architectural and engineering projects. Project leadership experienced is required, preferably managing healthcare projects with an architecture/construction focus. It is imperative that this individual be self-motivated, enthusiastic and an excellent communicator. The Project Manager will have extensive knowledge of all aspects of building design and construction services, from scope definition through project close-out.

Position Description:

The Project Manager has primary responsibility for the overall success of every project assigned to them including, but not limited to, managing the triple constraints of cost, scope and time. The Project Manager is responsible for successful project implementation from conceptual design through construction administration, including communication, coordination and negotiation with clients. Typical focus areas include: scope definition and control, contract oversight/modification/ negotiation, allocating resources, meeting scheduled deliverable deadlines, facilitating status meetings and site visits, obtaining cost estimates, submitting invoices, collecting payments due, and construction administration.

Responsibilities of this position include:

✓ Lead a project team of architects and engineers in the development and preparation of design and construction documents, including comprehensive sets of architectural drawings and engineering specifications.
✓ Serve as primary point of contact with client during all phases of project.
✓ Communicate with consultants, vendors, and contractors to ensure coordination of project requirements and collaborate as necessary.
✓ Oversee verification (QA/QC) of technical aspects of the design of a project.
✓ Assist in resolution of complex technical/design issues and provide guidance to team and consultants.
✓ Follow established standards for document production and review.
✓ Review and ensure accuracy of technical documents (drawings, specifications, etc.) prior to every submittal.
✓ Keep Managing Partner(s) informed of progress, issues and/or need for assistance.
✓ Organize and facilitate team efforts and client meetings.
✓ Motivate and mentor junior staff.
✓ Participate in marketing efforts and client interviews, as required.
✓ Other tasks as assigned.


✓ Leadership experience managing project teams.
✓ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
✓ Demonstrated team leadership abilities.
✓ Commitment to production quality excellence.
✓ Basic understanding of all aspects and phases of architecture, engineering, construction techniques, design and the A/E production process.
✓ Understanding of the public bidding process, both federal and state.
✓ General competency with the Microsoft Office suite (including MS Project).
✓ Exceptional interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on leadership, communication, motivation, teamwork and collaboration.
✓ Willing to coach and act as a mentor at all times.
✓ Be passionate about the work, detail-oriented and able to work autonomously while taking direction.
✓ Be a self-starter capable of managing multiple projects/project types simultaneously.
✓ Adjusts easily to changing or unexpected requirements and shifting priorities.
✓ Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, demanding environment.


✓ Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or similar discipline from an accredited university.


✓ Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 (Preferred/Negotiable)


✓ English (Required)

Work authorization:

✓ United States (Required)

Bancroft Architects + Engineers is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran or disability status.


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  • Lead integration of tool chain and architecture between Jama, Jira, Confluence, and Plato
  • Manage processes for test scheduling, issues management, and requirements tracking
  • Develop automations to improve the effectiveness of the process and tools for enterprise
  • Train and coach engineers on systems engineering methodologies
  • Prioritize business requests for future improvements and long-term goals
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to document use cases of process and tools
  • Inspire the organization to utilize these tools for clear and transparent process


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering Discipline, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 3 or more years of experience in software development with hands-on usage of Jira
  • 1 or more years of experience with programming in Python and JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of agile frameworks and how to apply them at an enterprise level
  • Strong understanding of Systems Engineering methodologies
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a constantly changing and dynamic workplace
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent ability to zoom out and understand long term goals


Research at the Engines and Energy Conversion Lab at Colorado State University, April 25, 2017.

Primary Employers

The primary employers for systems engineers with a graduate degree are the defense and communications industries, including:

  • Boeing Company
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Qualcomm
  • General Dynamics
  • General Electric
  • Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
  • Raytheon
  • Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Broadcom