Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

Sierra Nevada Corporation
Herndon, VA
Mar 01, 2021
Mar 03, 2021
Full Time
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 utilizing modern software and systems engineering tools, 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. Must-haves:Bachelor's of Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experienceDemonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practicesExperience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teamsThorough understanding of requirements management, functional requirements parsing, derivation, and allocation; systems. design, systems integration, technical risk identification and management strategies, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principlesExperience working with different types to data integration and configuration management of systemsAn active Top Secret with SCI eligibility US Security Clearance is required Preferred:Advanced Experience with distributed computing environments from both configuration, architecture and deploymentExperience working with various sensors and performing sensor data integration into a common architectureExperience supporting mission focused customers and performing direct engagement with customers to support project effortsExperience leading efforts from an technical and programmatic perspectiveBackground in the Aerospace and Defense IndustryLead systems engineering efforts and various internal research and development efforts IMPORTANT NOTICE: This position requires an active Top Secret with SCI eligibility US Security Clearance. US Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active US Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.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 US companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the US Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC 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 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected statuspursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

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