- Risk management
- Professional Engineer
- Program management
- DoD experience
- Employee stock ownership plan
- Health insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Tuition reimbursement
MTSI is searching for a highly skilled, journeyman Space System Engineer (SSE) to support development of first-of-kind space vehicles and missions. This handpicked candidate must possess technical expertise and experience with developing, designing, building, and integrating space hardware and software. In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO). The SpRCO program office, located at Kirtland AFB, NM, is a small, streamlined organization with dedicated, organic acquisition support functions: contracting, financial management, human resources, security, program management and technical engineering support that are critical in enabling the rapid response required for classified space programs. The mission is to develop and deliver operationally dominant space capabilities at the speed of warfighting relevance in response to Commander, U.S. Space Command requirements. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a high-profile, fast-paced environment.
Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?
Interesting Work: Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.
Values: Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.
100% Employee Ownership: We have a stake in each other's success and the success of our customers. It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.
Start at 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
6% 401k match with immediate vesting
Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
Other company funded benefits
Track Record of Success: We have grown every year since our founding in 1993.
For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com
You will work in a small, highly empowered team where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program. Engineering responsibilities span technology domains including space rated hardware, software, sensors, and processors in an extremely fast-paced, responsive development environment. This SETA candidate will provide in-depth background on satellite vehicle bus and/or subsystems to improve program office insight into state-of-the art commercial and legacy mission systems, and C2 requirements and capabilities. You must apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership.
Supports design, interpretation, and analysis of technical solutions to complex projects
Leads or supports technical programs, projects, or tasks whose technical complexity requires engineering oversight
Ensures completion of programs, projects, or tasks within estimated time frames and budget constraints
Provides input to the government customer concerning risks to performance, schedule, and budget due to either proposed contractor plans or contractor’s execution of accepted plans
Ensures the quality of the program, project, or task deliverables meet or exceed standards or metrics and assesses such deliverables to ensure that final deliverables will meet the warfighting purpose for which they are intended
Plans and performs engineering research, design development, and other engineering assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and customer specifications
Responsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects(s) or program(s)
Coordinates with multiple partners/agencies to ensure system engineering communities support delivery milestones
Tracks and advises design trades and associated cost, schedule, and technical impacts to requirements
Perform all functional duties independently, with little guidance
Employ highly specialized knowledge or experience to anticipate challenges
Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written
Minimum five (5) years of relevant classified DoD work experience
Experience in spacecraft and/or subsystems
Knowledge of spacecraft engineering, development, and manufacturing
Understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs
Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition
Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management
Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS)
Ten (10) years of relevant DoD work experience with SAP and/or SCI
System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office
Experience with laser SATCOM
Experience with rapid prototyping
Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities
Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs
Experience using multivariable optimization in mission planning software systems
Experience in space ground systems
Fluency with IC organizations
Education Requirements: An applicable Bachelor's degree in engineering from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license
Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph
Candidate must maintain a TS/SCI clearance as a condition of employment
Travel Requirements: Full-time, on site in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, NM, and will require travel up to 30% of time within the continental United States
Relocation Approved: Yes
Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.
Tags: Space RCO, Space Systems Engineering, Mission Systems, Engineering, Acquisition Management, Program Management, Ground Systems, SATCOM, Test and Evaluation, Albuquerque, Air Force, Space Force, Space Development, Space Dynamics, Orbital Analysis, Operations Research