Systems Design Architect Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-052
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs , CO
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/21/2022
    • Years of Experience: 6+
    • Radford Job Code: 05202 -05203
    • Compensation: $80,000 - $134,000
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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.

Support a diverse team responsible for system engineering across multiple programs with respect to SATCOM, ground and other national programs. These include the highly successful Command and Control Consolidated System, now enhanced with virtualization and other various IA/Cybersecurity features. The candidate will work closely with the system engineers, development, test, deployment, and on-site user support personnel.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to

Requirement’s analysis

System design

Reliability analysis

System hardware/software integration

Risk management

System documentation updates

Model-Based Systems Engineering using Cameo or Enterprise Architect


Experience and Skills

Required Skills/Experience

6+ years engineering experience

Experience in leading and guiding a diverse group of engineers across multiple disciplines

BS in SE, CS, EE, ME, or other engineering equivalent

Led programs through SRR, PDR, CDR or equivalent design reviews

Experience with model-based systems engineering

Thorough understanding of MOSA and SOA design principles

Familiarity with modern IT infrastructure capabilities to include virtualization, cloud deployment and containerization


Self-motivated and comfortable with supporting multiple groups of developers, engineers, and testers

Articulate technical concepts orally and in written forms both internally to the team as well as externally to the customer and users


Desired Skills/Experience

Experience with satellite ground systems

Experience with SATCOM mission planning

Experience with Linux

Experience with MBSE

Experience with VMWare

Experience with SecDevOps processes and related Agile practices


Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship is required.

Job Benefits





Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)

Life Insurance

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

Employee Assistance Program

401k Savings Plan

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance Program

  • 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
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