Senior Systems Engineer - Digital Engineering/MBSE

Boulder, Colorado
Jun 17, 2024
Jun 18, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
SciTec has been awarded multiple government contracts and is growing our creative Team! SciTec, Inc. is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver advanced sensor data processing technologies and scientific instrumentation capabilities in support of National Security and Defense. We support customers throughout the Department of Defense and U.S. Government in building innovative new tools to deliver unique world-class data exploitation capabilities.

SciTec has an immediate opportunity for a talented senior systems engineer to support our programs delivering Next-Generation Missile Warning software. This is a unique opportunity to join a small business delivering core capabilities for National defense. You will work within a fast-paced team delivering end-to-end software processing of Overhead Persistent InfraRed (OPIR) sensor data for Missile Warning, Missile Defense, Battlespace Awareness, and Technical Intelligence. Candidates will develop and implement model-based systems engineering processes in support the large Agile software development program. SciTec seeks a candidate who will thrive in an environment where they can solve challenging engineering problems in support of critical national security objectives.


Developing and implementing systems engineering processes aligned with IEEE 15288.
Mentoring other SciTec staff in systems engineering processes and methodologies.
Coordinating between customer representatives, program managers, software developers, and other members of the systems engineering team. Effective verbal and written communication skills are key for this role.
Designing and modeling systems architectures for remote sensor data processing systems. Developing design artifacts using Model Based Systems Engineering.
Managing systems engineering staff and contractors in coordination with the SciTec program management team.
Other duties as assigned


A bachelor's degree in physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science.
Ten (10) years of professional experience in engineering, computer science, or remote sensing.
Five (5) years of experience specifically in systems engineering.
Two (2) years of experience specifically with MBSE
Detail oriented
Good verbal and written communication skills

Candidates who have one or more of the following skills will be preferred

Domain experience with remote sensor systems or software architecture, especially experience with OPIR sensor processing.
Experience supporting systems engineering programs in the defense and aerospace fields.
Additional professional experience in systems engineering beyond five years.
Familiarity with the Cameo/MagicDraw family of tools.
Experience with Agile software development methods.
Demonstrated experience in program management and project leadership. Familiarity with the Earned Value Management System is a plus.
Graduate degrees or coursework in Systems Engineering or related fields.
An active SECRET DoD security clearance or higher

Resumes, Cover Letters, and Applications which are generated by AI will not be considered for employment.


SciTec offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including:

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
3% Fully Vested Company 401K Contribution (no employee contribution required)
100% company paid HSA Medical insurance, with a choice of 2 buy-up options
80% company paid Dental insurance
100% company paid Vision insurance
100% company paid Life insurance
100% company paid Long-term Disability insurance
100% company paid Hospital Indemnity insurance
Voluntary Accident and Critical Illness insurance
Short-term Disability insurance
Annual Profit-Sharing Plan
Discretionary Performance Bonus
Paid Parental Leave
Generous Paid Time Off, including Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
Flexible Work Hours

The pay range for this position is $131,000 - $185,000 / year. SciTec considers several factors when extending an offer of employment, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. This is not a guarantee of compensation.

SciTec is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.