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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Systems Engineer II

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Plano, TX
  •  R0008577

Working as part of a multi-disciplined engineering and management team to define system and derived requirements, support development of system architectures and to test and verify implemented designs against the system requirements. Define and create solutions using state of the art concepts and components utilizing: Open Standards (VPX, MORA, SOSA, CMOSS, …), cutting edge transceivers, frequency converters, filters, FPGAs and high speed data interfaces (40G/100G) coupled with advanced communication, SIGINT (COMINT/ELINT), TDOA/FDOA, wireless communication, detection, direction finding (DF) and geolocation algorithms.


•Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent, Advance degree desired

•3+ Years experience in system engineering design, development, Integration, and Test for DOD customers

•Security Clearance

•Verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

•Familiarity with engineering best practices, established history of taking products from design & development to production, including troubleshooting, integration & test, and customer demonstration     

•Demonstrated an understanding of the following systems related activities:

•Familiarity with test equipment (Signal Generator, Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer)

•Understanding of RF chain analysis and link budgets

•Strong understanding of both software and firmware code and ability to work with SW and FW teams


••Prior SIGINT (COMINT/ELINT) experience

•Prior experience developing signal processing algorithm

•Languages: C, C++, Java, Python

•Experience with test tool automation (MATLAB, LabVIEW)

•Experience in designing and/or analyzing performance of Direction Finding antenna arrays

•Familiarity with Network Topologies and Security

•Familiarity with data interfaces: PCIe, Serial Rapid IO, GbE, Aurora, JESD


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs to obtain U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement