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Systems Engineer - Associate

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-18-113
Location:   Lanham, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  June 08, 2018
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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 work with a small team responsible for system engineering across one or several exciting and innovative new projects.  There will be a wide range of hands-on engineering responsibilities including mission analysis, end user experience /effects analysis, requirements analysis, system design, reliability analysis, system hardware/software integration, and risk management.  The position works closely with multiple disciplines including other systems engineers, developers, test, and on-site user personnel. 

The qualified candidate is motivated and willing to examine new and interesting missions with an eye towards defining innovative, cost effective, and mission effective systems.  An inquisitive mind and a passion for learning new applications, approaches, missions, and tools is desired!  Experience with systems engineering of space and satellite ground systems is a strong starting point for future growth and responsibility.  That experience can come in several forms – from operations, acquisition, system development, and engineering background.  Expertise in US Government systems and processes is certainly a plus, as is a background in software development. 

Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in space systems and / or systems engineering.
  • 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.
  • Active clearance required - Secret.
  • Position located in Lanham, MD.

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:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP