Job Description

Ref No.:20-06319
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Description/Comment:You are a collaborative and highly skilled Senior Software Systems Engineer who is accomplished and experienced! Shaping the future defense of our world through technical ingenuity excites you.

Rated the best at what we do, *** Intelligence and Space (RIS) delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain against any challenge. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and maintaining a global perspective ensuring that we have a workforce ready to innovate and deliver solutions for the future. We are a state-of-the-art technology company because of our innovative thinkers.

Our employees matter. Your contribution is vital to everything we build. As you design your career path, you can be mentored through intriguing challenges. The RIS culture fosters collaboration and respect while doing meaningful work.

Join us! Together, we will support critical missions, develop solutions and define the future of aerospace and defense.

By location, our emphasis is on the following:
* Aurora: Builds world class satellite ground systems
* Sterling: Builds UAV and satellite ground systems
* Richardson: Builds cloud based systems that produce and disseminate custom products by utilizing the latest tools and processing techniques
* All locations: Counters national security threats through cyber solutions

As a Senior Software Systems Engineer, you will contribute to a team of engineers in the accomplishment of System Engineering tasks in an iterative development environment.

Key responsibilities include:
* Responsible for working within a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce deliverable products as part of an Agile like team
* Support efforts to define system requirements, define verification methods and, troubleshoot errors
* Assist other engineers with defining the future architecture roadmap for integrating, testing and deploying future capabilities
* Support the planning and coordination with multiple discipline engineering and maintenance teams to address technical issues

Clearance Requirement: Must be a US Citizen with an active TS/SCI Required Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills: * Bachelor degree and at least 6+ years demonstrated engineering experience with proven track record * Work independently without appreciable direction to meet timelines * Understanding of the Systems Engineering lifecycle and change management process * Experience in systems engineering functions including: operations concept development, requirements definition, requirements analysis and management, functional decomposition, use case development, interface analysis and definition * Knowledge of, and experience working in, DOORS or similar requirements management tool * Knowledge of component level integration and test * Demonstrated ability to effectively work, and communicate, with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team * Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk * Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills * Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint Desired Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills: * Knowledge of software development lifecycle models (Agile) and program lifecycle modes * Experience in developing requirements * Experience with requirements decomposition * Experience in mission management * Experience with automated test tools/ script development * Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) * Qualified *** Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent Education Requirements: 6 years of experience with a BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM;) or 4 years of experience with a MS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM); or 14 years of experience in lieu of degree

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