GPS Requirements Engineer

Job Location US-CO-Colorado Springs
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/1/2018 8:06 AM)
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Minimum Clearance
Relocation Eligible

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking a systems engineer to join our team of diverse GPS Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team. The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter expertise to the SMC/GP Directorate and other GPS customers. The team also provides systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainment support for existing and new capabilities.   Team members also provide an enterprise perspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plans and work to institutionalize systems engineering best practices across the SMC/GP Directorate organization. Major duties of the position include:

  • Maintaining the GPS Control Segment’s technical baseline requirements for Architecture Evolution Plan (AEP), Launch & Checkout Capability (LCC), GPS III Contingency Operations services (COps), and M-code Early Use (MCEU)
  • Applying systems engineering best practices to identify derived requirements from government specifications and interface control documents, and assisting with translating requirements into tasks for hardware and software developers
  • Supporting the GPS Directorate in defining, capturing, and maintaining the technical, schedule, and cost risks throughout the system lifecycle and developing risk mitigation courses of action and assessing impacts of risks and proposed changes
  • Collaborating with contractor and government leads to ensure that all system and interface requirements are consistent and valid across the GPS Enterprise
  • Creating systems engineering documents, including System Engineering Plans, System or Segment Design Documents, Integrated Master Schedules, and associated requirements traceability matrices

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math or Physics
  • Current DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • 9+ years of system engineering experience with space and ground segments with a proven delivery record
  • Strong, proactive leader who takes the initiative to identify, own and solve customer challenges
  • Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management and configuration management
  • Experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Hands-on, software development experience
  • GPS design experience


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