Engineering Team Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States


Engineering Team Lead

The KBR team in Colorado Springs, CO is seeking a highly motivated engineer to join us in supporting our great nation, specifically on the Air Force Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP) HOPE contract. The candidate will provide AF TENCAP testing and evaluation support and perform long-term strategic direction for the development and fielding of software and hardware systems utilizing the application of principles and techniques from computer engineering, data analytics, and software development.

Air Force TENCAP exploits National space, cyber and intelligence capabilities to deliver rapid, cost-dominant and innovative warfighting solutions across the full spectrum of Air Force and Joint military missions. AF TENCAP is a Congressionally-mandated rapid acquisition organization supporting tactical and operational warfighters, and serves as the Air Force executive agent for the Military Exploitation of Reconnaissance and Intelligence Technologies (MERIT) program. As the Air Force's leader for National-to-Tactical capability development, AF TENCAP collaborates with leading experts across the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, National Laboratories, industry, inter-agency, academia, and partner nations.

We are looking for innovative, creative, and highly motivated individuals to support the strategic planning and tactical execution of various engineering efforts. Specifically, the full lifecycle of data onboarding, ETL and analysis in support of wide ranging projects within AF TENCAP. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for learning, the drive to innovate and a humble attitude. You will work cutting edge projects, solving problems that most aren't even aware exist.

Work Location: Colorado Springs, CO - 100% On Site

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI or Active TS with T5/SSBI within last two years.

Required Experience and Education:BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science. Other degrees will be considered with relevant work experience.

It is required that the candidate has the following qualifications: a. At least ten years of experience providing systems engineering work, including knowledge of and experience with complex engineering designs and delivery.b. At least five years of experience providing support to DoD Service organizations and/or Intelligence Community agencies.c. At least ten years of experience managing an engineering team in conceiving, planning, and conducting research and analysis for complex technological problems of considerable scope.

It is desired Lead Engineer has the following qualifications: a. Five years of experience providing rapid prototyping or development.b. Five years of experience performing T&E activities.c. Five years of experience in the identification, development, and application of multiple technology sources (Signal Intelligence, Geospatial Intelligence, etc.) and applications and knowledge of multiple engineering technology systems and data flow

Additional Qualifications:a. Proven ability to solve problems creativelyb. Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practicesc. Experience seeing projects through the full life cycled. Excellent analytical skillse. Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourcefulf. Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.

Basic Compensation: $140k - $165k

The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity .

Additional Compensation:

KBR may offer bonuses, commissions , or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance .


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.?

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.