Specific Job Description:
The Systems Engineer will act as the technical point of contact for many issues: work to track, manage, and resolve technical issues within the program and coordination among various stakeholders. Develop operations concepts in support of establishing new capabilities, architectural trades to assess efficient implementation of new capabilities and develop requirements in support of new capabilities defined through the Request for Change (RFC) process. Once new capabilities are implemented, the Systems Engineer will be responsible to review test plans/procedures to ensure they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and then witness testing to validate the requirement which may require travel. Translate high level program strategies into systems requirements and work with development contractors to ensure work is consistent with customer strategies. Evaluate impacts on segments and overall program related to cost, schedule and performance based on potential program changes. Customer liaison and be able to establish and maintain high level of customer intimacy
Clearance: “The ability to obtain a TS/SCI with poly”
Knowledge of System Engineering Processes
Demonstrated ability as a self-starter and self-motivator
Demonstrated ability to build positive relationships with customers at all levels
Ability to assess architectural impacts of new capabilities or proposed changes and provide recommendation on path forward
Ability to develop and formulate solutions for problems/issues
Work collaboratively in a multi-contractor environment
3+ years of systems engineering, systems integration or systems development experience
Bachelor's degree in engineering, or related technical field or equivalent experience
Experience with MS Office tools
Understanding of Satellite Communications Systems.
Knowledge of Signal Processing technologies
Demonstrated project leadership skill and experience
Ability to review technical analysis such as link budgets and provide feedback as necessary
Experience managing system interfaces and end-to-end systems integration of new and existing capabilities.
Requires 2 to 5 years with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA/MBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree.