Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Systems Engineer in Merrifield, VA. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

NOTE: This position requires US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance.

Hybrid work week (two days in office, three days remote) is permitted until after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and workforce returns to full onsite support.


The Delivery Technology Programs organization supports delivery systems and equipment such as the development of new or modified delivery technology systems, e.g., electronic parcel lockers, new delivery equipment, etc., testing and acceptance, software development and PM IT Delivery Portfolio Support. The requirements necessary to provide the necessary services include the following elements, design, development, coding, testing, and fielding of projects supporting HQ Delivery Operations, Brand Marketing, and the Inspection Service. Resource is needed to provide professional services for engineering, software design, business systems analyst and testing skills to support Delivery Technology Programs projects and other related programs as needed.

  • Work in cooperation with the Delivery Technology Programs Manager, Delivery Technology Program Leads and other stakeholder groups at Engineering Systems.
  • Supports the development and implementation of new delivery equipment, systems, and system enhancements.
  • Supports the development of the project plans, requirements documents, Technical Architecture Documents, logical data model documents, Business Impact Analysis, Business Needs Statements, specifications, standards, and Technical Drawing Packages.
  • Supports the integration of equipment, systems, and enhancements to the existing infrastructure. May serve as a technical authority for a particular area.
  • Develops and enhances security countermeasures for various delivery and collection equipment.
  • Supports the Inspection Service efforts to ensure the sanctity and security of the mail by developing and enhancing security countermeasures for various delivery and collection equipment.
  • Provides continued engineering technical support to the Carrier Equipment program and the development of new Carrier Cases and delivery equipment.
  • Supports testing of delivery equipment and systems.
  • Develops and documents system test strategies, test plans and test cases.
  • Manages updates and revisions of the test plans.
  • Conducts system testing based on developed test plans and test cases.
  • Documents and analyzes test results.
  • Assists the development team in debugging and reproducing reported issues.
  • Generates and maintains SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) artifacts.
  • Documents and maintain updates on requirements traceability.
  • Ensures content is of high quality and conforms to standards.
  • Conducts research and gathering of technical information for use in written documents.
  • Applies interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from stakeholders to support project activities.
  • Attend off-site events as needed.
  • A Bachelor or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • Solid experience supporting hardware in a large-scale infrastructure is required.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the field of software design and system engineering.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and eligible for a Public Trust security clearance.

Application Instructions

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