Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Systems Engineer

KBR is seeking a highly motivated Systems Engineer to support our customer in pushing the edge of technology. The successful candidate will possess detailed understanding and experience with spacecraft communication systems/subsystems and operations. The ideal candidate will have experience within the Intelligence Community with a high level of familiarity with standard systems engineering approaches and modeling techniques.

Key skills / duties include:

  • Provide government leadership with analytical, engineering, technical, and administrative direction to facilitate the successful execution of special activities
  • Support the development and preparation of Statements of Work (SOWs), Contract Deliverable Requirements List (CDRLs), Concept of Operations (CONOPs), program plans, and engineering documents
  • Explore novel and innovative data application concepts, engineering methodologies, and technology applications
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Expertise in system analysis and modeling.
  • Evaluating systems against user needs and requirements
  • Demonstrate outstanding project management expertise to seamlessly integrate capabilities into existing, potential, and future national and Department of Defense (DoD) systems for optimal efficiency and effectiveness
  • Act as a technical subject matter expert (SME) for relevant users and developers, offering essential technical and scientific guidance as needed to accomplish mission tasks and objectives
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM-related discipline (engineering, physics, mathematics, etc.)
  • Ability to work in fast paced dynamic environment with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of current and projected communication protocols (5G, Wi-Fi, and 6G, for example)
  • Willingness to travel in support of Research and Development (R&D) testing, exercises, demonstrations and training requirements
  • Self-starter who can partner with multiple teammates
  • Active TS/SCI with CI poly is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in STEM-related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of SIGINT operations processes and systems
  • Specific knowledge of the NRO and its processes
  • A grasp of emerging communication protocols and standards at a developmental level
  • Experience with DoD and/or commercial communications satellite operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems(s) and associated data network(s) experience
  • Familiarity with national data processors, systems, and tools for processing, displaying, and analyzing intelligence data
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high data rate, wideband secure, real-time communications

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.