Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Senior Systems Engineer

KBR is seeking an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to support the Mobility Directorate (AFLCMC/WL) for developing, producing, and sustaining the United States Air Force’s aerial refueling fleet including the KC-46, KC-135 and KC-10. Candidate should be experienced and successful at solving complex system integration and engineering issues, enjoy working in a dynamic, responsive, and collaborative environment, and dedicated to the success of our customers and their needs.


  • Provide technical inputs, evaluate and assess subsystem and system specification and technical documentation (including data, test plans and reports) in support and sustainment of the Simulator/Training System
  • Evaluate technical risk, assess contractor efforts, performance progress, and resolution of technical problems
  • Analyze technical proposals or modifications for design feasibility and system compatibility
  • Support Airworthiness Certification Working Group by developing and maintaining a comprehensive Modification Airworthiness Criteria Certification compliance package, and conducting an airworthiness risk assessment
  • Plan and support the execution of Airworthiness Review Board Meeting in support of obtaining Military Flight Release (MFR)/Military Type Certificates (MTC)
  • Produce draft documentation as requested or required by programmatic constraints based on cost, schedule and performance to support the airworthiness process
  • Develop reports and briefings, plan and participate in Technical Interchange Meeting (TIMs), Systems Engineering Technical Reviews (including SRR, PDR, FCA, PCA, etc.), and provide technical guidance to cross-functional teams
  • Using Microsoft Office suite of applications/tools to develop and publish products for senior executive review, coordination and approval
  • Establishing timelines for both quick-turn and longer-term projects and tracking progress through completion
  • Prepping senior leader(s) for meetings and engagements, ensuring all relevant information is conveyed and understood to support discussions and decision-making
  • Work with geographically-dispersed teams to produce documents and presentations for senior executive and stakeholder consumption
  • Engage with customers at both working and senior levels
  • Develop and execute project/program plans from tasking through completion using common IT tools and practices
  • Professional writing skills, to include Staff Summary Sheets (SSS)
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Scientific, or technical discipline and 10+ years of directly related experience
  • Knowledge of systems engineering principles, airworthiness criteria, development of verification and certification requirements, and understanding the Air Force’s acquisition processes
  • Self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills is a must
  • Experience working in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center or other DoD organization is highly desired
  • DoD Clearance Requirement: Secret
  • Travel: Occasional travel required (~10%) to various contractor and user locations

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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