Systems Engineer SME #2368


  • US-TX-San Antonio
  • Information Technology
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Flexible for occasional remote work
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Systems Engineer SME. The ideal candidate is highly specialized in one or more phases of software systems development, systems integration, or network engineering.  This position will be located in San Antonio, TX.  


  • Highly specialized in one or more phases of software systems development, systems integration, or network engineering
  • Acts independently under general direction. Provides technical assistance and advice on complex activities
  • Formulates/defines specifications, develops/modifies/maintains complex systems and subsystems, using vendor engineering releases and utilities for overall operational systems
  • Applies analytical techniques when gathering information from users, defining work problems, designing specifications to enable computer programmers to prepare required programs
  • Analyzes methods of approach
  • Review task proposal requirements, gathers information, analyzes data, prepares project synopses, compares alternatives, prepares specifications, resolves processing problems, coordinates work with programmers and engineers, and orients users to new systems
  • Works with considerable freedom to make decisions on the techniques and approaches to be used
  • Prepares recommendations for system improvements for management and user consideration


  • Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience) of system engineering experience
  • Expert knowledge in specialized functions
  • Exhaustive understanding of, both general and specific aspects of the job and its application
  • Works on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious
  • Work is unsupervised and assignments are often self-initiated
  • Work checked through consultation and agreement with client rather than by formal review of superior
  • May supervise others
  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product
  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the image of the Company's technological capability
  • Clearance Required: Public Trust



Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $95,000 - $148,000 Annually

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