Lead Senior Systems Engineer / Systems Integrator

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-135
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/21/2020
    • Years of Experience: 8+
    • Radford Job Code: 05201-05205 System Design/Architecture Engineer
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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 "Ready For What's Next" 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 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 Lead Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for systems engineering design,analysis, planning, implementation, troubleshooting and enhancements across multiple programs, complex systems or networks 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.

 

 

Lead a diverse team responsible for system engineering across multiple programs with respect to SATCOM, ground and SDA , including the highly successful Command and Control Consolidated System, now enhanced with virtualization and other various IA/Cybersecurity features. The candidate will work closely with the system engineers, development, test, deployment, and on-site user support personnel.

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

Required Skills/Experience

8+ years engineering experience

Experience in leading and guiding a diverse group of engineers across multiple disciplines

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, System Engineering or engineering equivalent

Supported 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

Secret clearance required with the ability to obtain TS/SCI

 

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

 

Desired Skills/Experience

Experience with satellite ground systems

Experience with SATCOM mission planning

Experience with Linux

Experience with Oracle

Experience with VMWare

Experience with SecDevOps processes and related Agile practices

Security+ or better certification

 

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

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.