Systems Engineer

Linquest   •  

Colorado Springs, CO

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 341 days ago


  • Support integration, testing and evaluation of potential warfighter applications and systems developed by the DMO-S
  • Assist in the assembly and installation of DMO-S systems in Bldg 24 
  • Assist with load/configure/test of h/w, s/w, connectivity and proof of concept prior to operations 
  • Assist in establishing a persistent communication capability and conduct necessary testing setup between DMOC-S and end user 
  • Assist in event setup with DMOC-S and distant end clients. Load software onto DMOC-S servers/clients and execution of systems used in demonstration
  • Support development of new or enhanced space-related software, hardware, and processes
  • Support the development and implementation of command and control (C2) and operations requirements towards an integrated aerospace C2 approach
  • Support DMOC-S to gather information, coordinate with key players within and outside of the USAFWC and integrate inputs in support of producing C2 processes and products
  • Attend air and space C2 process integration meetings in the local area and at otherlocations
  • Support the development for the overall Modeling and Simulation (M&S) program requirements
  • Support the integration of data fusion architectures and leverage existing and other all-source data, including evaluating dissemination capabilities
  • Operate existing and develop future systems capabilities and architectures in support of DMOC-S demonstrations, special event assessments and real world contingency operations.
  • Identify systems shortfalls that could impair accomplishment of DMOC-S mission objectives.- Provide engineering subject matter expertise in support of space and cyber distributed mission operations
  • Assist in designing, engineering and developing modeling and simulation tools and systems for use in advanced training, mission rehearsal and exercises for space and cyber warfighters as well as those dependent on the capabilities and effects of space and cyber operations
  • Develop use cases
  • Provide mission analysis subject matter expertise
  • Support DMO-S road map development
  • Establish DREN connection development/testing & execution 
  • Establish a comprehensive vulnerability management process (virus protection, TCNOs, NOTAMs, etc.)
  • Perform security scans on all hardware/software combinations 
  • Assist the development and updates to the C&A packages
  • Gain Certifying Official approval for ATC/ATO with distant end partners 
  • Request and secure an ATO for the DMOC-S M&S systems- Maintain ATO, POA&M, and vulnerability processes for the DMOC-S suite IAW DoDI 8500.2 & 8510.01 required for persistent capability. 
  • Provide SYSAD support during the development of data services and data repository to support DMO-S enterprise. 
  • Provide SYSAD support during the installation and setup of DMOC-S equipment and systems. 
  • Manage user accounts and permissions
  • Approve exercise architectures (STEN & JTEN connectivity (DMOC-S, AFRL, 14AF, STRATCOM, etc) 
  • Obtain EITDR and IATT for M&S systems prior to installation in Bldg 24 IAW DoDI 8500.2 & 8510.01
  • Assist in data exchange/validation testing across STEN/JTEN 
  • Perform configuration management over remote clients during testing, mission rehearsals and execution exercises 
  • Provide feedback on the configuration, setup, performance, and execution of systems used in exercises.
  • Assist the engineering team in acquisition of all source design criteria and data required for this program and for obtaining correct and complete data to include technical and test reports, technical orders, engineering drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, etc.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelordegree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, IT, or Engineering or 8 additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for the education requirement
  • A combination of 8years of technical experience in systems integration and development including:
  • Security + certification.
  • 2+ years System Administration experience on DoD systems
  • 2+ years software installation and checkout experience
  • 2+ years networking protocols experience
  • 2+ service oriented architectures: SOAP, WSDL, xml, xml schemas (with 3+ .xsd extension)
  • Active TS/SCI clearance is required.

Preferred Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Eclipse, SOAPUI tools.
  • Familiarity with J2EE architecture and JBoss is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook)
  • Experience and knowledge of Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) mission areas and operations
  • Expertise in Aerospace Operations Center (Falconer AOCs) and 14AF (JSpOC) processes and procedures in order to enable integration of innovative air and space concepts and capabilities into theater operations.