- 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 Space Vehicle System Engineer (SVSE) System Matter Expert (SME) 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 IC, DoD, commercial and legacy space vehicle 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
Ensure the quality of the program, project, or task deliverables meet or exceed standards or metrics and assesses such deliverables to ensure that the 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 the design, engineering, and customer specifications
Responsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects or programs
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
Initiates, supervises, and/or develops requirements from a project’s inception to conclusion for complex to extremely complex programs
Provides strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff
Provides detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development and/or maintenance efforts for client specific or mission critical challenges/issues
Consults with client to define need or problem
Supervises studies and leads surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions
Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written
Other duties as required
Minimum fifteen (15) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experience
Exceptional and/or unique qualifications in development and fielding satellite systems
Understanding of space operational environment and corresponding mission user needs
Knowledge of space system engineering, development, and manufacturing
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 and/or Industry work experience with SAP/RSV and/or SCI; recent CI polygraph
System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office
Experience with RF and/or laser SATCOM
Experience with rapid prototyping
Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities
Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining ground mission planning architecture and software
Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs
Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for space systems
Fluency with IC organizations
An applicable engineering degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license
Relevant MA/MS/ME degree
Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility (no less than 5 years total SAP and/or SCI environment experience, with 1-year total within last 5 years) 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
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
Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.