Systems Integration and Test Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-049
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs , CO
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/16/2022
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Radford Job Code: 04721- 04722
    • Compensation: $65,000 - $100,000
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Job Description

Kratos Space provides leading-edge capabilities for communication with satellites, spacecraft, missiles, and airborne platforms. From factory test to flight, from ground data networking to RF Links – commercial, intelligence, and defense users trust Kratos Space to solve their most difficult problems. For a more complete overview of our capabilities see https://www.kratosdefense.com/

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trusted relationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we take ownership for our actions—always striving to do the right thing.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Integration & Test Engineer. The successful candidate will work with the design team and be the integration & test authority for assigned projects. The I&T Engineer supports the development and maintenance of the test requirements, test plan, & test approach from project kick-off through closure of the contract. Responsible for verification of technical scope as defined by the design authority, with a focus of maintaining cost and schedule goals. Facilitates coordination of cross-functional engineering teams for requirements development.


• Decipher technical contractual requirements and allocates them to test cases within the project’s test plan
• Create test procedures and automated test software to verify product’s compliance with requirements
• Perform customer witnessed acceptance testing of project hardware
• Manages requirement traceability through verification, using tools such as a Requirements Verification Matrix
• Develop requirements for creating test simulators or custom test tools
• Assesses project technical risks and provides mitigation plans particularly around testability
• Coordinates the review, presentation, and release of test documentation to support requirements compliance, including Technical Interchange Meetings, Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews
• Coordinates with the Project Engineer & Program Manager (PM), design team and functional management to communicate program impediments or issues / delays in completing tasks

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelors  degree in related field
  • Familiarity with RF Communications
  • Familiarity with commercial test equipment such as Spectrum Analyzer, Vector Network Analyzer, Oscilloscope, WAN Emulator, etc.
  • Familiarity with Python software language
  • Ability to create test plans and test procedures in MS Word
  • Good communication and relationship skills with program leadership, engineering leadership, customers, and engineering team members
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors, maintaining a professional demeanor
  • Awareness of software and product development techniques, Agile, SCRUM, plus Water-fall approaches
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

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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