Senior GPS Systems Engineer

Moseley Technical Services   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Staffing


8 - 10 years

Posted 50 days ago


  • Lead requirements analysis, definition, management, system design, detail trade studies, integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system, subsystem or system elements with little or no supervision
  • Lead technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
  • Lead customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)
  • Lead detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements to include: concept, requirements, design, fabrication, integration, test, acceptance, delivery, installation, training, operation, maintenance and disposal
  • Contribute to detailed technical analyses at the System of System (SOS) level
  • Lead evaluations of systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
  • Provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly
  • Develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems
  • Synthesize solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
  • Lead Modeling and Simulation activities
  • Research and analyze data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Effectively choose the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
  • Perform or leads the development of technical strategies and teaming strategies on multiple projects
  • Contribute to Product Family/Product Lines
  • Supervise or manages lower level employees
  • Lead technical tasks for large teams or projects
  • Lead small technical proposals and contributes to medium sized proposals
  • May be a book boss on a medium proposal
  • Lead the generation of medium to large subcontract Statement of Works (SOWs)
  • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments
  • Guide the successful completion of major programs and projects
  • Work on advanced architectures that may result in new business for the company
  • Conceive system interfaces and business application prototypes.
  • Define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility
  • Design a complete and complex framework, system or product
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve system design weaknesses.
  • Serve as consultant to management and customers on projects and applications
  • May serve as company technical spokesperson
  • May function in a Deputy Program Manager Engineering role
  • Recognize various architectural patterns, applies them appropriately, understands strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develops architectural variations as necessary


  • Demonstrated understanding of Hi Rel GPS systems engineering
  • Demonstrated proficiency with requirements management, system design & system modeling tools
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls
  • Familiar with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
  • U.S. Citizenship is required by law

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or a related field and 10 years of experience (experience may be subsituted in lieu of degree)
  • Agile experience preferred
  • Experience with GPS receivers, hardware, software, GPS simulation, and GPS testing.