Software Defined Network Architect

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-040
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/24/2020
    • Years of Experience: 10+
    • Radford Job Code: 05203 System Design/ Architecture Engineer
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Job Description

Kratos Space 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. 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. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on.


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 customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.

We look forward to working with open, honest, caring and passionate individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help us continue to build a great company.


As a Software Defined Network Architect, you will be using your skills and expertise to develop models, simulations and systems for implementing and managing complex Software Defined Networks for SATCOM Ground Systems.  You will work as part of our architecture and development team implementing the next generation of Satellite Ground Systems.


Experience and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related science discipline and at least 10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Agile development models
  • Experience with distributed technical teams
  • Experience with large commercial network deployments and support


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree or equivalent in Network, Signal Processing or related field
  • Experience leading large, globally dispersed engineering team
  • Technical understanding of 4G and 5G implementations
  • Experience with large commercial Networks
  • Experience with Satellite Operations


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.