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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Principal Systems Engineer

  •  Posted 17 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Centennial, CO
  •  R0009651

We are seeking an experienced Systems Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering or a related Engineering field and at least 14 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to design and create the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow. What to look forward to: As a Systems Engineer at SNC, you will be using your skills and expertise to research, architect, model, simulate, test, certify and support cutting edge products & services. These cover a very wide range: from state of the art mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircrafts, to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll be responsible for developing complex system architectures within contextual modeling platforms, ushering them from operational concept through preliminary & detailed design, simulation and test using industry leading tools. As a cross functional engineer, you are responsible for system level ownership of new products and processes through the product lifecycle.

At SNC’s Electronic & Information Systems (EIS) team we bring together technology and innovation to develop, produce and manufacture a range of products from automated landing systems and precision approach systems for aircraft carriers to electronic warfare and translation systems. Our solutions are affordable and high impact for our customers’ challenging requirements. We take great pride in the quality of work we do, supporting our mission to help keep our country, our allies, and our deployed personnel safe. Learn more about EIS

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering or related Engineering discipline and typically 14 or more years of relevant experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices

  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary design & development teams

  • An active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance required

Preferred:

  • Experience with requirements management and system modelling tools, such as DOORS, Rhapsody, NoMagic, MATLAB

  • Knowledgeable of industry standard mechanical design principles, to include, but not limited to requirements management, Model Based System Engineering (MBSE), verification and validation (V&V)

  • Experienced or certified in INCOSE standards

  • Prior experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

  • Previous experience leading baseline definition and maturation in a complex development setting, including the use of high impact trade studies and other measures

  • Establishing and tracking key Technical Performance Measurements (TPM)

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires an active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

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