Systems Engineer


The System Engineer shall independently be able to plan, organize and execute mission related advanced system planning for assigned missions or program areas; conduct continuous analysis of present and future capabilities for assigned areas; establish requirements, ground rules, and assumptions for future programs; and initiate changes to achieve objectives of programs; generate and plan new concepts, methods and techniques which can provide a significant technical advantage, operational impact or breakthrough in the assigned area; advise and justify the best feasible approach to be taken for each solution proposed; formulate and recommend specific work requirements, priorities and resource allocations necessary to accomplish long-range plans for the assigned areas.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or another appropriate field from an accredited university/college.

Minimum/General Experience; The System Engineer shall have the following minimum experience: A minimum of fifteen (15) years recent experience in the systems engineering sciences of satellite and communications systems, system development and integration, and multi-INT data production and fusion, with a primary focus assessing and demonstrating the effectiveness of new concepts and ideas for systems in achieving particular mission goals, formulating overall design concepts, developing criteria to establish the baseline for advancement of state-of-the-art engineering efforts as well as reviewing and assessing overall progress in the development effort phases, resolving technical challenges that can occur due to dynamic changes in characteristics, approach, criteria, and requirements, and integrating stakeholder requirements and multiple design approaches while addressing overall program risk, cost and schedule constraints.

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