Service Deployment Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-016
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/07/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 5192 - 5193
    • Travel Requirement: Domestic
    • Compensation: $81K - $98K
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Job Description

Kratos is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. We are a trusted partner—driven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for our customers, our partners and ourselves.
Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. Customers trust us to stay relevant and know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on. And, we always deliver.

Kratos has a great opportunity for a Service Deployment Engineer

Kratos is a trusted global satellite ground system, communications monitoring, interference detection and network management company. We are seeking a Service Deployment Engineer (In-Office & Remote) to join our services delivery team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Primary responsibility is deploying new and supporting existing operational solutions tool sets, scripts, software, and services.
  • Liaison with the Software Development Team to ensure all designs leverage common architectures and services meet Availability, Recoverability, Scalability, & Performance characteristics and can be supported by operations teams and meet customer SLA’s.
  • Test, validate, and accept new solutions, and transition those solutions to live 24x7 operations.
  • Gather, analyze, accept, store, and share documentation received during Service Design and created during Service Testing / Deployment.
  • Schedule and lead / perform change windows when needed for upgrades, fixes, or introducing new services to the network, all while minimizing risk to existing services.
  • Respond to unplanned service impacting escalations from operations 24/7, by providing SME guidance and/or hands on / remote troubleshooting ensuring Reason for Outage is discovered and service is restored as quickly as possible.
  • Identify, capture, and distribute root cause analysis and fixes/work arounds to systemic problems impacting customer SLA’s and service delivery.
  • Identify and produce procedures and training for operations to distribute technical knowledge, enabling quicker fixes and minimizing impact to customer services.

Experience and Skills


  • Experience deploying software, microservices, APIs, RESTful web services in Windows, Linux, and / or Docker environments.
  • 5+ years experience operating, deploying, and / or troubleshooting Satellite Communication monitoring applications in an operations environment.
  • Experience with a version control system (Bitbucket preferred).
  • Experience with troubleshooting complex distributed environments and taking corrective actions to ensure availability.
  • Experience with Cloud Technologies, such as: AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Signing and abiding by non-disclosure agreements for supporting select Services Customers is required.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • This position requires the candidate possess at least US SECRET level security clearance at date of hire and maintain throughout employment.


  • Experience scripting, using languages such as Bash, PowerShell, Python or equivalent
  • Experience working and or certification with ITIL, DevOps, and Agile methodologies, CI/CD.
  • Experience with languages, such as: SQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C#
  • Experience in the development and management of Service orientated solutions is a plus.
  • Experience operating, deploying, and troubleshooting Kratos Monics, satID, Compass, Neuralstar, Ops Center, and related / competitor products
  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent professional experience

Competitive salary based on experience and education:

$81K – $98K Yearly

*Relocation assistance offered

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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