Hardware Engineer II

Vandenberg Afb, California
May 16, 2023
Jun 14, 2023
Full Time

Hardware Engineer II

Vandenberg AFB, CA

Compensation for this position includes an annual salary of $85K to $99K plus competitive benefits.

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Our Strength Is Our People

We believe taking care of our employees will deliver the best support to our customers and our community. Our success is attributable to our employees. We recruit and retain civic-minded people who fit our family-oriented small business culture.

Valued people deliver the highest level of professionalism and support to our customers. We provide our employees with a positive work environment and social activities that reinforce teamwork.

Venturi, LLC, a Chenega company, has an exciting career opportunity for a Hardware Engineer II who will collaborate on the next generation of space access vehicles at one of the World's Premier Gateways to Space! Venturi employees open portals to space by providing operation and sustainment of mission-critical systems that launch and track Department of Defense, civil, commercial, and international space launch rockets. We also provide U.S. defense and space awareness through ballistic missile testing, guided weapon and aeronautical tests, and experiments to defend the United States to ensure our nation's safety.

As a member of the Sustaining Engineering team, you would join other smart, talented, and resolute engineers who pride themselves on analyzing the most difficult challenges for the launch-test range while developing and delivering solutions to meet the needs of the US Space Force and its customer.

The Hardware Engineer II will perform engineering functions to design, develop, modify, integrate, and test new subsystems on mono-pulse tracking radars on the Western Test Range at Vandenberg Space Force Base. The Hardware Engineer II will lead an engineering team with the technical aspects of projects and the supporting multi-disciplined project teams.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid telecommuting schedule after the initial training period is complete.

  • Design, develop, modify, and implement new and/or existingcapabilitiesforsupporthardware
  • Performsystemmodeling,simulation,andanalysis toprovidethemostappropriatetechnical
  • Support testing to qualify hardware systems for Range
  • Plan, conduct, and assist in the execution of engineering
  • Coordinate with technical support personnel on assigned
  • Analyze, develop, recommend, and implement approachestomeet
  • Evaluate component suppliers and vendor capabilities.
  • Provideleadershipandworkguidancetoless experienced
  • Assist with problematic repairs of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs).
  • Provide engineering assistance to restore operational
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related technical major in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math
  • 2+ years of relevant engineering experience required, 3+years preferred
  • Valid U.S. driver's license required
  • Interim Secret clearance required with the ability to obtainandmaintainaDoDSecretclearance

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Proficient in working with Windows-based computer Systems and M/S Office tool suite
  • Proficient with digital interface design, including familiarization with interface modules, cable/wire types, and connector
  • Fundamental knowledge of hardware systems integration and testing practices.
  • Experience in the configuring of Ethernet switches and network protocols.
  • Experience providing inputs to complex project proposals within defined time constraints involving multi-discipline teams.
  • Proficient in the use of specialized test equipment including but not limited to VOMs, spectrum analyzers, and oscilloscopes.
  • Familiarization with computer systems including single board (SBCs), servers, and workstations.
  • Familiarization with the Linux and Windows Operating systems.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Some travel may be required (less than 10%).
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements.
  • Proficient in reading, understanding, creating, or modifying wire diagrams, schematics, and mechanical drawings using CAD or other drawing packages.
  • Proficient in technical writing for the development of technical reports, white papers, and other technical support documentation.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical issues verbally and through written media such as graphical slides and verbal presentations to contract management and customers.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage competing demands, prioritize appropriately, and oversee multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment is essential.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

Learn more about Chenega's impact on the world.

Chenega MIOS News- https://chenegamios.com/news/

Tips from your Talent Acquisition T eam

We want job seekers exploring opportunities at Chenega MIOS to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your research, we suggest you review the following links:

Chenega MIOS web site - www.chenegamios.com

Glassdoor - https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Chenega-MIOS-EI_IE369514.11,23.htm

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/1472684/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/chenegamios/

#Venturi, LLC

Estimated Salary/Wage

USD $85,000.00/Yr. Up to USD $99,000.00/Yr.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program

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