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Principal Systems Engineer

Company: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location: Sparks
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a bold thinker? We dream big at Sierra Nevada Corporation-advocating the exploration of space, keeping service members safe and creating the systems that keep our world united and sustain our way of living. Join our team! As a Systems Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to research, architect, model, simulate, test, certify and improve cutting edge products and services. You'll be developing complex system architectures within contextual modeling platforms, ushering them from operational concept through preliminary and detailed design, simulation, and test using progressive tools. As a cross-functional engineer, you are in charge of system-level ownership of new products and processes through the product lifecycle. The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains - air, land, sea, space and cyber. Learn more about MST Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering or related discipline and typically 14 or more years of relevant experience
  • Understands and has experience applying system engineering principles and practices
  • Experience contributing to multi-disciplinary design and development teams without detailed instruction or guidance
  • Knowledge of requirements management, functional requirements parsing, decomposition, and allocation; systems design, systems integration, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principles
  • Experience integrating a new/updated product into an existing system
  • Experience performing design validation and performing requirement based verification via testing
  • Experience with computer networking and avionics data busses
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required. Preferred:
    • Interest in avionics systems, drones, robotics, computer vision, control systems, statistics, geospatial intelligence, mathematics and/or computer networking
    • Proficient in Python, Matlab, C, and other programming languages
    • Experience with Real-Time Operating System and embedded system debugging and troubleshooting
    • Knowledge of computer graphics (OpenGL / Vulkan)
    • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering
    • Experience or certification in INCOSE standards
    • Experience with military or commercial airworthiness processes
    • Experience leading multi-disciplinary team
    • Experience with miliary rotorcraft mission systems Estimated Starting Salary Range: $122,360.91 - $152,951 IMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. - The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use. At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position. SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and . In accordance with the Executive Order on ensuring adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, SNC is complying with the requirements that all employees and contractors be vaccinated. As a condition of employment with SNC, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a valid exemption under the law. At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

Keywords: Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sparks , Principal Systems Engineer, Other , Sparks, Nevada

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