Sr Systems Engineer

11 - 15 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17
Sparks, NV
11 - 15 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17

SNC is seeking a talented Systems Engineer to lead and support the development of state of the art ELINT and ESM receiver and analysis systems. This position is available in our Sparks, NV facility.

As a Systems Engineer, you will:

•Develop systems meeting cost, schedule, quality, customer requirements and industry standards based on existing products

•Define system requirements based on customer needs

•Disseminate system requirements to lower level assemblies and modules to be designed and implemented by the engineering team.

•Work with and lead a team including Software, Firmware, Hardware, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineers

•Contribute to and preside over design reviews

•Draft and execute integration and test plans and product acceptance test procedures

•Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with SNC policies, procedures and work instructions, and customer requirements

•Develop proposal responses, estimate work effort and document the corresponding basis of estimates

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

•Working knowledge of airborne ELINT/SIGINT systems and signal types

•Leadership skills needed to manage a small team of engineers

•Ability to estimate, plan and schedule work

•Experience drafting engineering system requirements based on customer needs and feedback

•Familiarity with RF systems analysis and development

•Experience using lab equipment including signal generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and network analyzers

•Experience leading and executing integration and test activities

•Ability to troubleshoot electronic systems, characterize, document and update product bug reports in a tracking database, and verify bug fixes

•Can travel to various facilities to assist with system testing, attend Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs) with customers and co-contractors, and collaborate with SNC personnel

•BS degree or equivalent experience working on ELINT or ESM systems

•10+ years’ work experience in a systems engineering capacity


•Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and digital receivers

•Can use Matlab and Excel as analysis tools

•Familiar with Linux operating system, and/or the use of scripts and command line programs

•High frequency analog or digital hardware skills

•Familiar with industry standards like Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422 and VPX


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