Senior Software Systems Engineer (FMS)

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-330890
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/16/2021
    • Years of Experience: 10+
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Job Description

5-D Systems, Inc. a KRATOS company, is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fill a Systems Engineer position supporting a government software office addressing Army Air and Missile Defense systems, with focus on Mission Command systems. This system engineering position will provide guidance and oversight to ensure requirements and provisions are satisfied for foreign military sale of software. Tasks will include developing system level concepts, proposed solution, and acceptance criteria, working with the Solution management team to prioritize Epic development. The system engineer must be highly organized with a strong technical background in system engineering principles and requirements decomposition.

The candidate in this role will function within the project office’s software directorate and will work with both contractors, government civilians and system operators.

Experience and Skills

  • Tactical command and control systems
  • Tactical weapons systems
  • Tactical sensor systems
  • Embedded software
  • Real-time software
  • Near real-time software
  • Distributed software
  • Have background in requirements decomposition, MBSE, Modular Open Systems Architectures and Use case development
  • Have a record of taking initiative and being a team player in a small team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, experience working with both development staff and end users, and a strong work ethic


  • Be a US citizen and possess (as well as maintain) Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (ABET) in engineering
  • 10 or more years of system engineering experience

Other Qualifications:

  • System engineering experience in support of DoD programs is preferred, especially in an Army Air and Missile Defense program is highly desired
  • Experience with systems engineering in an Agile methodology highly desired. SAFe© Agile experience a plus