Ground Segment Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Ground Segment Systems Engineer

Location VA - Chantilly

Req # 5396

Minimum Clearance Required CI Poly

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

KBR is seeking a highly motivated System Engineer tosupport an NRO ground acquisition office. The Office provides innovative technology solutions that enable the NRO tomeet near and emerging national and defense intelligence needs through thedevelopment and operations of technology demonstrations, prototypes, and new systems that guide revolutionary change. The successful candidate will be able to grasp technical concepts and translate those concepts into requirements to guide system development, CONOPs, and program baseline documentation.

Responsibilities include:

  • System Engineering with focus on Requirements and ICD Development
  • Support technical planning, generation of technical requirements for demonstration program phase and demonstration transition to operations.
  • Support development of technical evaluation criteria and checklists for contractor demonstrations and milestone reviews leading to Acquisition Milestone approval
  • Lead/coordinate technical engagements with multiple developers and user community.
  • Facilitate demonstration execution and program office evaluations.
  • Support RFP/SOW and requirement development for Major System Acquisition contract and readiness milestone activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. or greater with a STEM degree. 3-5 years relevant technical experience.
  • Exposure to the system design trade process, assessing system design options, analyzing mission requirements, monitoring system development, test development/execution.
  • Experience in acquisition source selection and down-select and/or demonstration phase execution.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience with NRO space and ground systems acquisition and/or sustainment.
  • Understanding of systems engineering, acquisition, and operations best practices.
  • Contract execution oversight of technical performance

Security Clearance Requirements: ACTIVE TS/SCI with CI Poly

KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.