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Space RCO Ground Systems Engineer (SME)

Company: Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
Location: Algodones
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


Position Overview:Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for a highly skilled -Space RCO Ground Systems Engineer (SME) to join our team. - -You will support development of first-of-kind space vehicles and missions. This handpicked candidate must possess technical expertise and experience with developing, designing, building, and integrating advanced mission payload hardware and software. In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO). The Space RCO program office, located at Kirtland AFB, NM, is a small, streamlined organization with dedicated, organic acquisition support functions: contracting, financial management, human resources, security, program management and technical engineering support that are critical in enabling the rapid response required for classified space programs. The mission is to develop and deliver operationally dominant space capabilities at the speed of warfighting relevance in response to Commander, U.S. Space Command requirements. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. -At MTSI, our more than 1,400+ co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose. - As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company's future! - -
MTSI's core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.
Recognized as an "employee comes first" company with over 27 years of consecutive growth we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. - Day one all new co-workers start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). -We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan. -For additional company information, please visit: -

As a Space RCO Ground Systems Engineer (SME) with MTSI you will work in a small, highly empowered team where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program. - Engineering responsibilities span technology domains including space rated hardware, software, sensors, and processors in an extremely fast-paced, responsive development environment. This SETA candidate will provide systems engineering and technical assistance support in leading-edge satellite ground systems, to include ground entry points, command, control, and communication systems to the Ground/Ops IPT lead as well as networks and software of those systems. -You must apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership. - -This position will be located in Albuquerque, NM in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, NM. -Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • Supports design, interpretation, and analysis of technical solutions to complex projects.
  • Leads or supports technical programs, projects, or tasks whose technical complexity requires engineering oversight.
  • Ensures completion of programs, projects, or tasks within estimated time frames and budget constraints.
  • Provides input to the government customer concerning risks to performance, schedule, and budget due to either proposed contractor plans or contractor's execution of accepted plans.
  • Ensures the quality of the program, project, or task deliverables meet or exceed standards or metrics and assesses such deliverables to ensure that final deliverables will meet the warfighting purpose for which they are intended.
  • Plans and performs engineering research, design development, and other engineering assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and customer specifications.
  • Responsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects(s) or program(s).
  • Coordinates with multiple partners/agencies to ensure system engineering communities support delivery milestones.
  • Tracks and advises design trades and associated cost, schedule, and technical impacts to requirements.
  • Initiates, supervises, and/or develops requirements from a project's inception to conclusion for complex to extremely complex programs.
  • Provides strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff.
  • Provides detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development and/or maintenance efforts for client specific or mission critical challenges/issues
  • Consults with client to define need or problem.
  • Supervises studies and leads surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy-oral and written.

    • Minimum fifteen (15) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experience.
    • Exceptional and/or unique qualifications in development and fielding satellite ground systems, to include ground entry points, command, control, communication systems, and mission data processing.
    • Understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs.
    • Knowledge of ground system engineering, development, and manufacturing requirements.
    • Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining ground mission planning architecture and software.
    • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition.
    • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management.
    • Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS).Qualifications Desired:
      • Ten (10) years of relevant DoD work experience with SAP and/or SCI.
      • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office.
      • Experience with rapid prototyping.
      • Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities.
      • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs.
      • Experience using multivariable optimization in mission planning software systems.
      • Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for space ground systems.
      • Fluency with IC organizations.Education Requirements: - -
        An applicable engineering degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license.Relevant MA/MS/ME degree.Clearance Requirements:
        • Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility (no less than 5 years total SAP and/or SCI environment experience, with 1-year total within last 5 years) and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph.Candidate must maintain a TS/SCI clearance as a condition of employment.
        • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.Travel Requirements: - -Full-time, on site in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, NM, and will require travel up to 30% of time within the continental United States. - -#LI-MH1#MTSIjobs#mtsi#100esop

Keywords: Modern Technology Solutions, Inc., Rio Rancho , Space RCO Ground Systems Engineer (SME), Other , Algodones, New Mexico

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