Sr. Systems Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-092
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 01/13/2021
    • Years of Experience: 10+
    • Radford Job Code: 05203
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Job Description

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity within the space industry. Our motto "From Strength to Success" reflects a commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and classified customers. We are an agile and innovative solutions provider in that we integrate Kratos-developed products with 3rd party software, as well as design and develop new tools and applications to provide end-to-end systems that solve mission unique requirements.

The qualified Sr. Systems Engineer will be responsible for systems engineering architecture design across multiple programs with respect to SATCOM ground systems. The candidate will work closely with government customers and a cross-functional team (PMO, engineering, development, test, integration) to develop and modernize ground system architectures and capabilities from initial concept, to design and manufacture, to on-going system sustainment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements analysis

System design

Reliability analysis

System hardware/software integration

Risk management

System documentation updates


Experience and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or other engineering equivalent

10+ years engineering experience

Led programs through SRR, PDR, CDR or equivalent design reviews

Experience with model-based systems engineering

Thorough understanding of MOSA and SOA design principles

Familiarity with modern IT infrastructure capabilities to include virtualization, cloud deployment and containerization

Self-motivated and comfortable with supporting multiple groups of developers, engineers, and testers

Articulate technical concepts orally and in written forms both internally to the team as well as externally to the customer and users

Active Secret clearance required with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI

Position is located in Colorado Springs, CO


Desired Skills/Experience

Experience with satellite ground systems

Experience with SATCOM mission planning

Experience with SecDevOps processes and related Agile practices

Security+ or higher certification

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Salary Range $110k-$150k per year


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program