Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Linquest Corporation   •  

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 44 days ago

  • Brief Description
  • LinQuest is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team at our office in Colorado Springs, Colorado. You will support an agile team focused on the engineering, development, integration, and sustainment of evolving ground system architectures for the command and control of Air Force space systems. This candidate should be a self-starter with a strong track record of success in a collaborative and high operations tempo environment. This position will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and require a diverse skill set and ability to work across multiple projects and several geographic regions.
  • Responsibilities
  • Performs Systems Engineering activities related to Information Technology (IT) or Engineering including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system/operations performance analysis, lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, decision analysis and physical configuration analysis (PCA)
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications
  • Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements
  • From an IT perspective, concerned with floor layout, power & cooling, data storage, infrastructure management, backup, monitoring, operating systems, directory services, identity management, access management, and automation
  • Requirements
  • Ability to develop, apply, facilitate, and validate credible and repeatable systems engineering processes in a highly dynamic environment
  • Effective interpersonal and team-building skills, to engage at both the team and management levels to build confidence and collaboration
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communications skills – the ability to convey concepts in white papers, MS PowerPoint presentations and participate in open forum discussions
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to participate and present at meetings for prime and customer leadership
  • Preferred Skills
  • Ability to facilitate and develop candidate architectures that resolve common functions into common/enterprise solutions
  • Required Experience
  • 5 - 10 years' systems engineering knowledge and experience, preferably space and/or ground (satellite C2) systems
  • Bachelors in Engineering, Information Technology, or other Technical field
  • US Citizenship and active DoD Secret Clearance is required to be considered for this position
  • Preferred Experience
  • 3 or more years' experience developing and/or analyzing space systems architectures
  • Active TS with SCI

Valid Through: 2019-11-4