R & D Ground Enterprise Systems Integration Engineer

Engility   •  

Chantilly, VA

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 395 days ago

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking an experienced professional to join the Space Systems Group (SSG).  SSG provides specialized engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. We support the generation after next of national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.

SSG has an opening for an experienced engineer to provide customer-facing systems engineering and technical advisory services to an IC Research and Development (R&D) customer. The customer is developing the next-generation of spacecraft architectures, hardware and software solutions for the IC. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the customer’s Program Managers to apply System Engineering principles and technical expertise to help define, acquire, deploy, manage and maintain complex satellite ground architectures
  • Work with the customer to explore new missions, CONOPs, and architectures to solve some of the hardest intelligence problems, conducting and presenting trade studies and proposed architectural solutions for customer
  • Develop, capture and decompose requirements to support program / systems acquisition. Develop and manage interface control documents
  • Provide support to acquisition, source selection and programmatic processes, including: contracts artifact development, tracking and source selection support; preparation for milestone and program reviews; support to program budget, schedule, risk management, configuration management, and governance briefings.
  • Guide programs through various risk reduction test and readiness reviews
  • Work with the customer’s Program Managers to support research and development (R&D) of future spacecraft architectures, capabilities and systems
  • Provide technical support as needed for execution of customer tasks

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelordegree in engineering, science, or related discipline
  • 10 years’ experience in space systems engineering and integration
  • 5 years’ System Engineeringexperience using DODAF or equivalent concepts and products
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment
  • Working knowledge of configuration management, baseline control contract requirements specifications and verification and validation procedures
  • Experience building strategic relationships across directorates / IC agencies
  • Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications

  • Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in engineering, science, or related discipline 10 years System Engineeringexperience using DODAF or equivalent concepts and products
  • 5 years supporting satellite ground systems
  • Experience with spacecraft integration and testing including systems engineering as applied to satellite/ground architectures, spacecraft and payloads
  • Experience with schedule, financial, technical and risk aspects of spacecraft programs
  • Ability to use STK to perform mission analysis
  • Experience in data collection, data processing, sensor principles, concept of operations (CONOPS)
  • Experience with the government acquisition cycle, requirements processes, budgetary practices and acquisition documentation
  • Experience consulting on current and future IC satellites acquisition and construction
  • Experience with Satellite TT&C systems and knowledge of COMSEC technologies
  • Experience with RFC and DR processes
  • Experience with IC R&D organizations

Requisition ID 2017-37709