The MITRE Corporation Lead GPS Engineer 00049877 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Lead GPS Engineer 00049877

Description

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MITRE Program (P430) Cyber, Space and Intel Division are looking for acandidate to work closely with the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning SystemsDirectorate. The candidate will takelead for MITRE’s work in activities such as Next Generation Control Systems,Space Vehicles and Navigation Warfare.

Candidates will work with a multi-organizationengineering team to develop, implement, and test modern capabilities forcommanding GPS space vehicles to meet civil and military position, navigation,and timing needs.

Candidates must be able to take on and successfully organize and leaddiverse and technically challenging tasks involving the operations and sustainmentof the GPS control system.The candidatewill lead customer engagement to include definition of technical needs andoverseeing contractor efforts to develop enhancements to GPS enterprisecapabilities.

Candidates must be able to collaborate with government employees andcontractors; work in multi-disciplinary teams; plan and execute projects; buildtrusted relationships; analyze existing processes, roles, organizationalstructures; and identify and improvements.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering or similar field and 8 years related experience. The candidate should possess the ability to define projects or programs greater than themselves. Candidate understands that he/she will be responsible for work and/or customer relationship development and will acts according to—and guides others toward—the proper balance of a) product depth with timeliness and b) technical improvements with programmatic constraints, even when hard compromises are required. Preferred candidates will be recognized by senior management as a thought leader.

Required Qualifications
  • The candidate must be a self-starter and possess broadsystem engineering expertise related to military and/or space systems. The candidate should also have experience in(or working with SMEs) in requirements development, interface controldocumentation, acquisition, software system development, and testplanning/execution.

  • The candidate must also have the following specific domainskills: Space vehicle telemetry,tracking, and commanding; Positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) concepts,systems, and signals.

Preferred Qualifications

The Candidate will be expected to lead the customerengagement, and must possess excellent communications and written skills, andthe ability to work well with Air Force, contractor, and other FFRDC personnel.

  • In addition, the following other knowledgeproficiencies are also strongly desired:

- GPS systems, signals and navigation messages

- GPS military applications and navigation warfare

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting Apr 4, 2018, 9:24:53 AM

Req ID: 00049877