Senior Systems Engineer

San Jose, CA

Posted: 07/01/2019 Employment Type: Perm Industry: IT Job Number: 229612
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:  Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. 

  • Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. 
  • Agile experience preferred



Senior Systems Engineers  analyze, design, develop, and test systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety, and other requirements in the total engineering effort. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Developing requirements
  • Performing mission, functional, cost-benefit, and risk analysis
  • Tracking requirements from inception through validation on a delivered system
  • Preparing specifications for operational systems to ensure designs meet applicable specifications
  • Providing integration and test of a system to ensure requirements are met
  • These individuals may also be asked to:
    • Document requirements validation plans and procedures
    • Provide accreditation/certification evaluation and test support 
    • Develop software integration test cases and procedures, execute tests, and document test results
    • Lead an integration and test team

  • Understanding of RF-based SIGINT and COMINT system architecture and design
  • System requirements definition and flow down
  • System-level and software-level integration and test 
  • Developing formal test plans and procedures
  • Leading engineering teams
  • Experience with integrating and testing in a Windows or Linux environment
  • Experience with satellite orbital data and missions
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Good understanding of the software development life cycle, including configuration management
  • Must be self-motivated and proactive to learn the software and system
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in presenting technical briefings
  • Able to travel worldwide, up to 20% expected

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