PNT Systems Engineer (Air and Space Force Center) with Security Clearance

MITRE Corporation
El Segundo, California
Jun 14, 2024
Jul 12, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us. Department Summary: The N114 Warfighter Space Services Department delivers innovative, world-class products and services to enable effective and resilient warfighting capabilities for the United States Space Force (USSF). Our focus is on modernizing global and space-based capabilities, including Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) and Military Satellite Communication (MilComm). We employ world-class systems engineering, satellite communication, PNT, remote sensing, space cyber, and digital engineering SMEs to help our sponsors solve the nation's Space challenges of today and tomorrow. Join our Warfighter Space Services Department team at MITRE, where you will tackle our nation's most complex technical challenges and contribute to the public interest by enhancing our space enterprise capabilities. This role involves collaboration with multiple MITRE and government organizations, serving as the MITRE Technical Baseline Engineering Support to the Space Systems Command (SSC) MilComm and PNT (MCPNT). Roles and Responsibilities: Key Responsibilities: Act as the MITRE engagement leader and a technical advisor to the MCPNT leadership.
Provide expert knowledge in mission/functional areas including MCPNT Technical Baseline, NAVWAR, GPS Enterprise Modernization, Requirements, Test & Integration and Futures.
Conduct system engineering trade studies, analyze systems, requirements and architectures, and assess technologies to support investment recommendations for systems changes.
Evaluate and propose effective integration actions, systems changes, and technology insertion initiatives, advocating for these recommendations with stakeholders.
Collaborate and communicate directly with a diverse range of Government and non-Government personnel, both technical and non-technical, to explain and advocate for MITRE's technical recommendations.
Identify and assess risks that could affect system performance or its ability to meet mission requirements, and develop risk mitigation plans.
Represent MITRE's interests effectively by delivering insightful analysis and fostering strong internal support within MITRE. Basic Qualifications: US citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a US government Top Secret clearance.
B.S degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field, with a minimum of 8 years of related experience or M.S. degree with a minimum of 6 years of experience.
Proven technical expertise in systems engineering, space systems engineering and space-based PNT technologies.
Demonstrated leadership experience.
Proven ability to foster collaboration across organizational units.
Effective communication of highly conceptual ideas.
Critical thinking skills and proactive approach to research and problem-solving with minimal supervision.
This position has an on-site requirement of 5 days a week on-site Preferred Qualifications: Active Top Secret clearance.
Recognized expertise in GPS/MilComm program of records and familiarity with Control, Space, and User Equipment including interface control and signal design.
Familiarity with GPS Operations to include 2SOPS.
Knowledge of other United States Space Force (USSF) mission systems, architectures and acquisition processes. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):
Secret This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):
Top Secret/SCI Salary compensation range and midpoint:
$150,500 - $188,000 - $225,500 Annual Work Location Type:
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