Sr Systems Engineer - Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

Employer
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location
Littleton, Colorado
Posted
May 18, 2024
Closes
May 20, 2024
Ref
2762286019
Discipline
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
SNC has led thoughtful and disruptive change in the aerospace and defense industry for the past 60 years and now, we're applying this tenacity and expertise to the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) Survivable Airborne Operations Center (SAOC) mission. Join the SNC-led SAOC team and be a part of exciting and meaningful work to modernize and deliver the next-generation SAOC aircraft trusted by the President, Secretary of Defense and Chairs of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to ensure continued critical command, control and communication during national emergencies. If you're passionate about building the airborne command post of the future, consider SNC for your next mission. Learn more about NC3 and SAOC here .

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.

What to look forward to:

The ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance), Aviation, and Security (IAS) business area is a leader in ISR and aviation, it is a leading prime manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for innovative, high-performance ISR and aviation systems. Its end-to-end Command, Control, Computers, Communications and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities encompass design, integration, test, certification, ground/flight training and complete logistics support. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations - with an unrivaled record of on time and on (or under) budget deliveries.

Here's what you can expect:
  • Generous paid time off and flex time
  • Friendly and talented colleagues
  • Exclusive SNC company events
  • Leadership and development training
  • SNC Mentorship Program
  • Education reimbursement
  • Additional location specific amenities:
  • Modern Campus setting built with collaboration spaces, spectacular mountain views and natural light throughout
  • Free to use fitness center on-site
  • State-of-the-art coffee house
  • Full-service Cafeteria with planned breakfast and lunch options
  • Access to walking and biking trails


Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience
  • Extensive experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) best practices for MBSE model management therein
  • Experience in instruction, process, and template generation, review, and implementation across Aerospace and defense programs
  • Practical knowledge of multidisciplinary engineering principles and practices and how they align with MBSE methodologies
  • Experience in working with model based multidisciplinary design and development teams
  • Background in requirements management, requirement derivation, and requirement allocation; systems design, systems integration, technical risk identification and management strategies, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principles


Preferred:

  • Extensive experience with requirements management and system modelling tools, such Jama, Dassault 3DX, Cameo, Dymola, and MATLAB
  • Knowledge of industry standard system engineering design principles, requirements management approaches, Traditional Systems Engineering and Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) approaches
  • Experienced in the application of ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288
  • INCOSE ASEP/CSEP Certification
  • Background in assessing and addressing Aerospace and Defense System Complexity and System Integration challenges
  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary team through system baseline definition and maturation exercises in a complex development setting
  • Experience in contributing to and executing high-impact trade studies
  • Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Thorough understanding of establishing, tracking, and addressing key programmatic risks


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.

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $120,552.10 - $165,759.14. SNC considers several factors when extending job offers, including but not limited to candidates' key skills, relevant work experience, and education/training/certifications.

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 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more .

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.
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SNC is a global leader in aerospace and national security committed to moving the American Dream forward. We're known and respected for our mission and execution focus, agility, and disruptive and rapid innovation. We provide leading edge technologies and transformative solutions that support our nation's most critical security needs. If you are mission-focused, thrive in collaborative environments, and want to make our country stronger with state-of-the-art technologies that safeguard freedom, join our team!

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. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. 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.