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Missions System IPT Lead

  •  Posted 19 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Centennial, CO
  •  R0010120

We are seeking an experienced Systems Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering or a related engineering field and at least 10 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.

As the Mission System Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead, you will be responsible for the following: 

  • Development of the mission system architecture including communications datalinks, networking and mission processing and software.  
  • Delivery of any required mission racks and workstations ready for the operators to use.  
  • Cross-functional collaboration with other groups to gather all inputs to define interfaces and ensure operability with the other mission systems.  
  • Planning and execution of all aircraft ground and flight test to demonstrate the mission system functionality.
  • Working with your team to divide the workshare between internal and external capability and generate Statements of Work (SOWs) to flow to potential sub-contractors. Once on contract, the lead shall ensure the sub-contractor has the information and communications necessary to complete their task in scope and on time. In addition, the IPT lead will monitor subcontractor progress to ensure program success.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering or related Engineering discipline and at least 10 or more years of relevant experience
  • An active Secret U.S. Security Clearance

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of:
    • DoD mission systems and integration to include secure communications, datalinks, networking computer integration and mission work station considerations
    • System requirement comprehension and derived requirement development
    • Cyber security requirements and Authority to Operate (ATO) process
    • Aircraft integration considerations and requirements for installing equipment on an airborne platform
    • DO-160/MIL-STD-810 Qualification testing procedures for equipment qualification
    • Microsoft Visio for generation of system architecture block diagrams
    • FAA and/or military certification regulations for part 23/25 for fixed wing and/or part 27/29 for rotorcraft and MIL-HDBK-516C
  • 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
  • Previous experience establishing and tracking key Technical Performance Measurements (TPM)

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires current/active Secret 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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