Systems Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-139
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/28/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Radford Job Code: 05201 Systems Design
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Job Description

Kratos is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. We are a trusted partner—driven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for our customers, our partners and ourselves.


Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. Customers trust us to stay relevant and know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on. And, we always deliver.


At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trusted relationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we take ownership for our actions—always doing the right thing.


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.



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

Secret clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI

2+ years engineering experience

Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Masters of Engineering, other engineering equivalent experience will be considered

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

Desired Skills/Experience

Experience with AFSCN or satellite ground systems

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.