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Systems Engineer SME, #4008

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a Systems Engineer SME to join our team in El Segundo, CA. This position will provide technical, project, and managerial leadership of a systems engineering team defining the next generation of space communication systems supporting Air Force Military Satellite Communications. This position supports Systems Engineering & Integration activities in a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment.

The MILSATCOM Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (MSEIT) effort provides leading edge Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) for the Air Force’s Space and Missiles System Center. We support the Air Force’s acquisition of state of the art Military Satellite Communications systems, providing global secure, survivable, and protected communications for our nation’s warfighters. We seek technical individuals who will thrive in a highly collaborative work environment of small teams, using the most modern tools and methodologies to tackle the challenges of integrating complex space and ground communications systems.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Apply Model Based System Engineering to support development of the program technical baselines
  • Analyze system requirements that define the technical baseline and verification of the technical baseline
  • Work with Government and contractor personnel to close gaps in flow of customer requirements down through the system and component levels
  • Lead and supporting Government/Contractor Working Group meetings—by creating briefings, leading discussion, and writing minutes to resolve risks, requirement gaps, and action items
  • Review proposed changes to the technical baseline for impacts to capabilities and to cross-stakeholder integration concerns
  • Facilitate review of program documents by providing comments, compiling other reviewer comments, and working with contractor to adjudicate the comments
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to assess technical issues and to prepare briefings to U.S. Air Force management
  • Support management of risks, issues, interdependencies, identifying schedule disconnects and conflicts, developing action plans for resolution, and assisting the Government in executing selected solutions
Requirements

Required Skills:

  • BS and MS in engineering with specialization in Communications systems
  • Knowledge of the MILSATCOM LDR and XDR waveform and protocols
  • Proficient in using Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

 

Preferred Skills:

  • PhD in Engineering
  • Management qualifications, such as MBA or PMP
  • Systems engineering certifications, such as ESEP, CSEP, OCSMP

 

Required Experience:

  • 15+ years’ demonstrated experience with space or aeronautical systems engineering & integration programs and projects
  • 15+ years’ working in a collaborative team environment developing technical baseline/systems specification, verification or analysis using engineering applications and simulation models
  • 10+ years’ experience with MILSATCOM, such as MILSTAR, AEHF, EPS, TSAT, WGS, FAB-T terminal programs
  • Experience working with military or DoD civilian clients
  • US Citizenship and active DoD Secret Clearance is required in order to be considered for this position

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with ground and airborne systems, such as terminals and networks
  • Experience with communication satellite/terminal performance analyses, link budgets and interfaces

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.

Summary
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Secret
Location:
El Segundo, California
Country:
United States
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