The MITRE Corporation Lead Systems Engineer - 00050041 in El Segundo, California

Lead Systems Engineer - 00050041

Description

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

Experience sunny California in one of the beach communities of Los Angeles County on the Santa Monica Bay! Work with rocket scientists on technically challenging space projects critical to the defense and security of the U.S. As a member of MITRE's Program Division and Air Force Space Portfolio, work closely with the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning Systems Directorate. The candidate will take lead for MITRE’s work in activities such as Next Generation Control Systems, Space Vehicles and Navigation Warfare.

Key Functions:

  • Work with a multi-organization engineering team to design, implement, and test modern space capabilities

  • Develop and mature technical roadmaps, perform analysis of alternatives, and provide technical advice

  • Able to take on and successfully complete diverse and technically challenging tasks

  • Lead customer engagement to include definition of technical needs and cutting edge internal research definition to develop the future of GPS systems

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 8 years related experience

  • Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances

Required Qualifications:

  • Self-starter and possess broad system engineering expertise related to military, civil, and /or space systems

  • Collaborate with government employees and contractors; work in multi-disciplinary teams; plan and execute projects; and build trusted relationships

  • Understand model based system engineering techniques and apply them to system design

  • Maintain a Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expected to lead customer engagement and must possess excellent communications and written skills

  • Knowledge of Positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) concepts and systems preferred

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-California-El Segundo

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting Apr 16, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 00050041