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Summit Technical Solutions Senior Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Senior Systems Engineer

Tracking Code

1631-728

Job Description

Are you a problem solver?

Do you strive to make a positive difference?

Do you enjoy being a contributor to a world class team?

Summit Technical Solutions (STS) is seeking SATCOM/RF Electrical Engineer to perform technical Terminal and Modem Performance Certification support and services for the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), Global Broadcast System (GBS) and Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS) SSEs. This position is located at Peterson AFB, Colorado.

The SSE shall use engineering-based concepts, knowledge of Military Standard (MIL-STD) 188-164B, MIL-STD 188-165A, Standardization Agreement (NATO) (STANAG) 4486, and European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Standard EN302 307, and USASMDC/ARSTRAT terminal performance certification and modem performance certification documents to perform the following lAW established processes:

  • Provide transmissions management and network management of Wideband SATCOM Operational Management System (WSOMS) and other MILSATCOM C2 programs.

  • Serves as technical consultant for transmissions management and control in the Super High Frequency (SHF) (i.e., Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS), Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) and Global Broadcast Service (GBS)) functional area.

  • Develop/coordinate policy and plans for the WGS, GBS and DSCS programs.

  • Develop definitive technical solutions that consider systems architecture, interoperability, interfaces, protocols, networking, expansion potential and overall end-to-end compatibility.

  • Participates as consultant, advisor, or member in various DoD, Joint, and MILDEP planning and working groups.

  • Analyze, evaluate, and recommend solutions to future communications and automation operational challenges.

  • Use knowledge of satellite communications systems and their relationships to other telecommunications networks.

  • Provides technical and operational planning, system configuration and operational mission support.

  • Responsible for responsible for the development, preparation and coordination of wideband satellite communications and related information systems plans defining concepts, programmatics, and system initiatives.

  • Develops and provides input to the Army Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE).

  • Responsible for Management of C2 MILSATCOM network management programs.

  • Develops technical and management comments reflecting the command position with respect to Army and joint actions, interface with other command and higher authority. Review and comment of government documents resulting from these evaluations include such factors as feasibility, technical adequacy, interoperability, and integration into current systems and future planning.

  • Provides lessons learned to Materiel Developer and Combat Developer, and helps ensure MILSATCOM and related information systems employment adheres to Army and USSTRATCOM doctrine.

  • Assists in managing Wideband SATCOM ground segment for transition from current to future satellites through concept, development, testing, procurement, production, and fielding.

  • Ensures that developmental tactical automation systems are interoperable with and integrated into tactical communications equipment and are designed to meet user requirements, overall military specifications, and budgetary constraints.

  • Works at senior level to define, integrate, and implement strategic direction for Wideband programs having long-term effects.

  • Develops/presents briefings to convey strategic vision or organizational policies.

  • Recommends decisions and policies in planning for new Wideband SATCOM program requirements.

Required Experience

Qualified candidates will have the following skills, experience, and education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is REQUIRED

  • Minimum 8 years of Department of Defense (DoD) SATCOM experience; 15+ years is preferred

  • Significant military familiarity and training in SATCOM and be able to demonstrate proficiency in SATCOM principles, technical analysis, and problem solving.

  • Current Top Secret clearance with eligibility for SCI

What makes STS great?

STS is a services-based organization that relies on the exceptional results our workforce delivers to customers every day. We realize that our customers’ high regard for our consistently high performance is only possible because of the talents, exceptional work ethic, and commitment of our people. We promote and live by a strong and inclusive company culture that places the focus on customer and employee satisfaction, communication, and respect.

What to expect from STS:

  • Competitive total compensation plan, with immediate eligibility for most benefits and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions!

  • A work environment that emphasizes the safety of our workforce

  • An organization that is committed to upholding the highest level of business ethics and workplace conduct

  • A company that supports "paying it forward" with involvement in several deserving organizations and encourages volunteerism in the employee's community

  • Generous paid time-off program that starts on the first day of employment!

  • Tuition and certification cost reimbursement programs for qualifying employees

STS is actively committed to employment of Veterans, whom we regard as one of our Nation’s greatest resources. Today, you will find Veterans at every level of our organization, continuing their service to our country by supporting our government contracts and customers. STS is proud of their dedication, work ethic, loyalty, and commitment to duty, and we will continue to promote career opportunities for Veterans who are sincerely deserving of our appreciation.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Location

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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