Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Analyst


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.

SPA’s ORCA division is seeking a mid-level Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Analyst. SPA employs its simulation system products in support of operations, experimentation, and the acquisition analysis process. MBSE Analysts apply MBSE principles and tools to create models that communicate complex system concepts and support the system design and engineering process. Candidates must be able to work independently and as part of a team.


The successful candidate will participate in project teams to:

Assist in the analysis of the performance of DoD programs and systems

Conduct data collection and specification reviews

Develop and maintain system-of-systems models using commercial and proprietary MBSE tools

Assist in the preparation of deliverables to include presentations and written reports of findings and recommendations

Participate in customer meetings and briefings

At SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain the top talent. Elements of the compensation package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

SPA provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, etc.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Salary pay range: $70,000-$100,000


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field

At least 2 years of industry experience with MBSE

Demonstrated expertise with Cameo Systems Modeler and/or similar modeling tools.

Familiarity with Unified Profile for DoDAF/MODAF (UPDM), United Architecture Framework (UAF), Systems Modeling Language (SysML), Unified Modeling Language (UML), and other MBSE languages, frameworks, and ontologies

Coursework or experience that demonstrates understanding of object-oriented principles as they apply to programming and/or system engineering.

Demonstrated experience with Systems Engineering and Systems-of-Systems Engineering principles, processes, methodologies, and best practices

Ability to translate system requirements and concept of operations into a model format following MBSE principles.

Ability to leverage architecture data, modeling, simulation, and analysis assessment processes to evaluate metrics across multiple courses of action

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Must be able to work both collaboratively as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED; Successful candidates will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a security clearance (minimum DoD Top Secret with TS//SCI eligibility)

Desired Qualifications

Advanced degree in Math, Data Science, Statistics, Engineering, Operations Research, Physical Science, or a related field

Experience in analysis of complex, system-of-systems designs; preferably of C4ISR systems

2 years of industry experience with DoD / Navy programs, systems and missions

Job Type
Full Time
12 days ago

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