Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

North Salt Lake
United States

ManTech is seeking a talented systems engineer with skills and background to contribute to the certification of a new launch vehicle for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV). This position will serve as the principle liaison for the technical team in the field.

General Responsibilities:

• General Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Provide technical support to the Program Manager and certification lead; coordinate team activity at the field location.

• Provide systems and technical engineering support to the Air Force program office.

• Assist the Air Force customer create briefing packages suitable for senior AF leadership.

• Participate in system and major sub-system design reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, SVR), test and manufacturing readiness reviews; develop and present reports summarizing assessments and results. Collect and track to closure all actions resulting from reviews; Requests for Information and Review Item Discrepancies. Coordinate approval of reports and generate system-level risks from these design reviews.

• Participate in technical Working Groups and Technical Interchange Meetings. Coordinate with team members to establish meeting agendas and publish meeting minutes.

• Assess and evaluate item test plans against applicable standards.

• Evaluate and track system and sub-system issues, risks, and configuration changes.

• Coordinate, plan, and support in Chief Engineer Review Boards (ChERB) or other technical reviews as required.

• Applying knowledge of item design, qualification test results, and manufacturing, to evaluate the suitability and risk of the resulting item.

• Consolidate and coordinate reports, data products, and notes from multiple team members into a single formal report on a routine basis.

• Review the process changes to determine impact to process stability

• Interface with multiple team and government organizations - coordinate multi-agency reports and studies to apply to current Air Force efforts.

Mandatory Skills:

• Strong work ethic, self-starter. Able to work independently.

• Strong team player

• Analytical and critical thinking skills

• Knowledge of aerospace systems

• Strong written and oral communications skills

• Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

• Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office suite, especially MS Word, PowerPoint and Project tools.

• Excellent presentation skills

Other Skills Preferred:

• A strong background in launch vehicle concepts is highly desired.

• Experience working with Air Force leadership in a Program Office environment.

• Experience working with the Space and Missile Center (SMC)

• Master's degree in Systems Engineering or related field