Blackstone Technology Group Senior Ground Systems Engineer in Westminster, Colorado

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting andstaffing firm, is seeking an Sr. Staff Systems Engineer to join our team andwork at our client site in Westminster, CO.This team is responsible for defining and managing the development anddeployment of our clients Mission Control System including: real-timecommand and control, data processing and distribution, data archiving,subsystem analysis, ground resource scheduling, and image meta-datasystems. Successful candidates will have experience with spacecraft operationsand large, complex systems, and are expected to leverage past experienceto quickly learn aspects of their ground systems from ordering, planning andtasking, raw telemetry data processing, core image processing, datamanagement and discovery. Candidates will be responsible for owning theirinitiative capabilities, supporting definition of capability features,feature content and acceptance criteria and providing technical leadership tosubordinate who in turn provide technical support to scrum teams that keepmission development and implementation processes flowing.Responsibilities- Lead the agile software development life cycle process used to facilitatesystem baseline changes.- Oversee the management of component/service-level requirements andtractability to design documentation, test cases, and operational trainingmaterial- Create system level funtional flows with an ability to frame allrequirements inside those flows- Create draft flows and lead design sessions with component SME's to createpreliminary designs- Lead design sessions with internal clients from back-end processing to userinterfaces, with an emphasis on mission control and production segmentswithin the ground systems.- Manage client expectations to ensure realistic deliverables.- Interface with spacecraft manufacturers for small satellite ground systembuilds- Ability to lead and mentor other systems / staff engineersJob Requirements- Working knowldge of Agile Development principles and best practices- Complete understanding of the systems engineering domain- Ability to lead and mentor Junior level engineers- Capable of reviewing and critiquing engineering designs and provide detailedfeedback on those designs- Knowledge of spacecraft subsystems- Experience working with enterprise architect or similar framework- Must come from a systems engineering background- Ability to multi-task.- Ability to work with teams daily and interface with clients / internalstaff and stake-holdersEOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities