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Systems Engineer

Job Tracking ID:  85347-280726
Location:   Glen Burnie, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  April 17, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos Space & Missile Defense Systems is seeking a systems engineering leader who has a minimum of three (3) years experience in project or systems engineering responsibilities. The systems engineer will support an advanced missile defense program supporting the DoD and foreign allies. The engineer will perform all activities within the systems engineering discipline with the support of a multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed engineering team.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to:


  • Establishing concept of operations for missions and launch vehicles
  • Developing system requirements and performing necessary requirements analysis for missions and launch vehicles
  • Decomposing system requirements for internal deliverables, subcontractors, and suppliers for hardware and software
  • Develop, manage, monitor, and execute systems engineering management plans, integrated test and evaluation plans, analysis plans, risk management plans, system safety plans, etc.
  • Author, review and help execute test plans and procedures
  • Perform and communicate trade studies and conceptual analyses
  • Perform and execute strategic program planning
  • Perform risk and opportunity management and related analysis
  • Perform verification and validation activities
  • Author and present customer deliverables related to systems engineering
  • Support range safety and system safety related activities to meet DoD requirements
  • Coordinate configuration management activities related to the mission and product


Experience and Skills:

The Systems Engineer must show completion of a full four year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelors (BA/BS) or higher degree in engineering or science.


  • US Citizen
  • BS with 3 years related experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required for interfacing with customers and users
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance


  • Masters Degree or Ph.D
  • Familiarity with mission planning, range safety, and launch vehicle system design
  • Experience with requirements engineering for hardware and software
  • Experience with IBM DOORS requirements engineering software and related tools
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

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