System Engineer (Job Code 3627)

Employer
Praxis Inc
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Description System Engineer Only those candidates possessing an active security clearance will be reviewed Praxis, Inc., a leading-edge technology company providing high-quality engineering and IT services to government and industry, is searching for a System Engineer to work on various projects within our Engineering and Technical Services Group in Stafford, VA. Limited travel CONUS/OCONUS may be required. The successful candidate will perform system engineering tasks, such as the analysis of digital signals, in particular in the time and frequency domain, and provide digital signals expertise to a software development team. Responsibilities Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Interface with customers to gather and document requirements. Provide subject matter expertise in the area of time to a team composed of software engineers, system engineers, system administrators, and project managers. Assist site customer and other on-site engineers in system problem diagnosis and troubleshooting, collection of problem information, writing discrepancy reports (DRs), and recommending fixes. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Math, or Computer Engineering is required. Master's degree is desired. Must be well organized, a good communicator, and capable of multi-tasking. Must possess strong analytical skills, and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Desired Skills Three (3) or more years of full-time professional experience in area of study. Education or experience in digital signal processing. Fundamental understanding of time and frequency domain and devices (clocks, GPS, time distribution, measurement devices, NTP, two way time transfer, clock ensembles). Matlab experience highly desired. Software development experience (Java, C, C++, HTML, JavaScript). Experience with relational databases (MySQL, SQL). Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements associated with access to classified information A TS/SCI clearance with the ability to pass a CI polygraph will be required. Praxis, Inc. offers a professional working environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package including paid personal leave and holidays, salary deferrals into a 401(k) matching plan with instant vesting on company contributions, tuition reimbursement, a short/long term disability plan, and medical, dental, and vision insurance. Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon the qualifying applicant undergoing a comprehensive background check. Submittals without salary requirements may not be reviewed. Praxis, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status or veteran status. Praxis, Inc. promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. Company Description Praxis was founded in 1987 specifically to apply innovative and streamlined approaches to the development of advanced technology aerospace systems. Our success is clearly reflected by a rapid growth in capabilities, resources, and responsibilities. An experienced, motivated, and innovative company, Praxis provides a variety of systems engineering and technical support services for aerospace, remote sensing, and ground systems. Praxis provides an experienced, multidisciplinary staff dedicated to fulfilling our clients' requirements. Our streamlined managerial and engineering approach focuses on three parallel goals: -Developing and delivering exceptional engineering solutions -Delivering high-quality, cost-effective engineering services -Hiring and retaining skilled and motivated personnel Praxis has provided technical and programmatic services for a range of space missions (shuttle, expendable launch vehicle, and sounding rockets), science instruments and payloads, balloon and aircraft payloads, mission planning, and ground support equipment. Our core competencies include systems engineering; program planning; guidance, navigation, and control; mechanical and electrical systems design; integration and test; launch vehicle and payload integration; and ground systems design and integration. Our staff includes experienced and knowledgeable support personnel such as technical writers, graphics and multimedia personnel, and web-based enterprise network specialists.