Senior Systems Engineer - Niceville, FL

Full-Time - Posted 14 days ago
Job Location:
Niceville, FL


The Sr. Aerospace/Systems Engineer role is a full-time exempt position. The successful candidate will support engineering activities for next-generation missiles in close coordination with a customer team.  Engineering tasks include developing system engineering models and simulation tools, performing system trade studies and requirements assessments of aerospace systems, and providing oversight of engineering analysis. The individual will be responsible for executing technical assignments with minimal supervision and will report to a Program Manager within the Air Force Programs Business Unit.



  • Systems Engineering Integration Support including: program review planning and progress tracking, risk and opportunity assessment, interface analysis and definition, trade study support, and test planning.
  • Requirements definition, specification development and verification, parameter allocations, specification and ICD development, verification planning and objective evidence capture
  • Document, report, and present analysis results to technical leads, management team and/or customers.
  • Support Air Force Program Director in execution of contract activities.
  • Assist with program management with defining work products and delivery schedules.
  • Lead the development and on-time delivery of technical products to our customers.
  • Follow corporate policies and procedures in the day to day performance of duties.
  • Support other duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Competencies

  • B.S. degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering is required. MS degree preferred.
  • At least 12 years of engineering experience required, preferably supporting the DoD industry.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Systems Engineering principles.
  • Ability to lead technical tasks and interface with various levels of technical management.
  • Ability to work as a lead in a dynamic team environment and work independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Additional Desired Skills

  • Experience with some or all of the following languages: Python, C++, Matlab, Simulink
  • Experience with design, analysis, modeling, and simulation of aerospace systems.
  • Knowledge of classical and modern feedback control methods, and theories for guidance, navigation and control (GNC).
  • Experience with hardware-in-the-loop test bed development and integration.
  • Experience with microcontrollers and implementing embedded control systems.



  • Candidate must have an active SECRET security clearance.


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