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Systems Integration Engineer

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-19-009
Location:   Chantilly, VA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  February 20, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions provider focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and National customers. We are an agile and innovative solutions provider in that we use company created products, 3rd party products, and design and develop new tools and applications to provide an integrated end-to-end system to solve the missions unique requirements.


The qualified candidate will primarily work with a small team responsible for systems engineering, development, integration, and testing of an innovative, new satellite ground systems program that combines COTS products, GOTS elements, and newly developed applications on a customer IaaS. There will be a wide range of hands-on tasks including software installation, system administration, system configuration, testing, troubleshooting, and analysis.  The candidate will also work with the end customer directly in order to understand needs and grow the system.

The qualified candidate must be motivated and have a passion for examining new and interesting concepts with an eye towards defining innovative, cost effective, and mission enhancing systems.  Experience with complex ground systems that support space system operations is encouraged, though a foundational knowledge in system engineering, integration, and system administration is a good starting point. Expertise in US Government systems and processes is certainly a plus, as is a background in software development.


Experience and Skills:
-Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Networking, Mathematics or related field. Equivalent experience may be considered.
-Minimum of 5+ years experience in system integration/networking.

-Experience with cloud (AWS) or virtualized (VMWare, RHV) environments is desired.

-Working knowledge of current scripting tools and operation of both Windows and Linux Operating Systems.

-Experience with web interfaces (REST, HTML, etc.) is desired.

-Experience with satellite ground systems is desired.

-Candidate must be self-motivated and capable of working as a team member on projects consisting of multiple groups of developers, engineers, and testers.

-Candidate must be able to articulate technical concepts orally and in written forms both internally to the team as well as externally to the customer and users.

-Some travel may be required.

-Active TS/SCI clearance required.

-Position is located in Chantilly, VA.


U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos Federal offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos Federal is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP