Ground Systems Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85342-283643
    • Job Location: El Segundo, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 01, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 10+
    • Starting Date: May 6, 2019
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Job Description:

Sigmatech is currently seeking an experienced Ground System Engineer at the Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo, CA.

Duties include:

  • Apply Model Based System Engineering to support development of the program technical baselines
  • Analyze communication systems requirements that define the technical baseline and verification of the technical baseline
  • Work with Government and contractor personnel to close gaps in flow of customer requirements down through the system and component levels
  • Lead and supporting Government/Contractor Working Group meetings—by creating briefings, leading discussion, and writing minutes—to resolve risks, requirement gaps, and action items
  • Review proposed changes to the technical baseline for impacts to capabilities and to cross-stakeholder integration concerns
  • Facilitate review of program documents by providing comments, compiling other reviewer comments, and working with contractor to adjudicate the comments
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to assess technical issues and to prepare briefings to U.S. Air Force management
  • Support management of risks, issues, interdependencies, identifying schedule disconnects and conflicts, developing action plans for resolution, and assisting the Government in executing selected solutions

WHY SIGMATECH? Sigmatech provides industry-leading engineering, technical, programmatic, test and evaluation, and training support for the Army, Air Force, Navy, and MDA. We are an employee-centric, high-performing, ISO:9001-certified organization that focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a commitment to ethics, integrity, and continuous improvement.

Sigmatech values each and every one of our employees, promoting a culture of teamwork, diversity, and inclusion. We empower our employees with the resources, incentives, and flexibility they need to enjoy success on the job and to live a healthy, balanced life.


Experience and Skills:

BS in technical field, such as engineering and computer science and 10 years with space or aeronautical systems engineering & integration programs and projects. 5 of which should include the following:

Requirements definition, installation, and integration of satellite ground control systems

Systems engineering

Developing technical baseline/systems specification, verification or analysis using engineering applications and simulation models

Strong interpersonal skills, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

US Citizenship and an active Secret clearance is required to be considered for this position.

Desired qualifications:

Experience with MILSATCOM, such as AEHF, EPS, FAB-T terminal programs

Experience working with military or DoD civilian clients

Experience with ground and airborne systems, such as terminals and networks

Experience with communication satellite/terminal performance analyses, link budgets and interfaces


Sigmatech is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.