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Sr. Systems Engineer Job at Sierra Nevada Corporation in Centennial, CO

Are you a bold thinker? We dream big at Sierra Nevada Corporationadvocating the exploration of space, keeping service members safe and creating the systems that keep our world united and sustain our way of living. Join our team! As a Systems Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to research, architect, model, simulate, test, certify and improve cutting edge products and services. You’ll be developing complex system architectures within contextual modeling platforms, ushering them from operational concept through preliminary and detailed design, simulation, and test using progressive tools. As a cross-functional engineer, you are in charge of system-level ownership of new products and processes through the product lifecycle.

At SNCs ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS [

The Cyber Programs team primarily develops Binary Armor technology, a cross platform embedded software suite used in a wide range of programs. Join our team to help protect Internet of Things systems and critical infrastructure. Visit to learn more about our commercial cybersecurity products

MUST-HAVES:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams
  • Thorough understanding of requirements management, functional requirements parsing, derivation, and allocation; systems design, systems integration, technical risk identification and management strategies, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principles
  • Experience with packet capture and analysis tools (Wireshark)
  • Have a full understanding of routing, switching, server operating systems, firewalls, wireless controllers, DNS, virtual machines and software applications
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required

PREFERRED:

  • Experience or certification with Cisco equipment and services
  • Thorough understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 networking stacks
  • Ability to apply theoretical understanding of IP networks to practical implementation
  • Thorough understanding of certificate-based encryption over TLS
  • Experience communicating directly with customers as a technical consultant
  • Experience with software product lifecycle development
  • Experience or certification in INCOSE standards
  • Understanding of Software Engineering principles and technologies
  • Experience leading baseline definition and maturation in a complex development setting, including the use of high impact trade studies and other measures
  • Thorough understanding of establishing and tracking key Technical Performance Measurements (TPM)

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of Americas fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC [

SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Company: Sierra Nevada Corporation

Company Location:  Centennial, CO

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