Systems Engineer

Professional United States


Job Title:

Space C2 Senior Systems Engineer            

Job ID: #351

Job Description:

Omitron is currently looking for a senior systems engineer to fill a position in support of strategic programs in Dahlgren, VA working with a major aerospace contractor.  As a Systems Engineer, the successful candidate will participate as part of the contractor’s team to develop leading edge space and ground systems for our country’s defense.

US citizenship required /EEO/AA/E-Verify Participation
This position requires a TS/SCI clearance.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Creation of system architectures
  • Development of requirements, ensuring traceability and identifying verification methods
  • Perform system design analysis, studies and modelling to validate requirements and perform trades
  • Develop test procedures and operational use cases for verification and validation of requirements
  • Participate in testing to perform operational validation of the ground and flight segments, including interface tests, ground readiness tests, end-to-end tests
  • Report discrepancies and work with the development team to resolve identified issues
  • Collect test artifacts and develop test reports
  • Conduct technical assessments of system readiness and develop recommendations for improvements
  • Participate in launch and in-orbit checkout activities
  • Assist with transition of the system from the development team to the operations organization
  • Coordinate with the customer and interfacing organizations


Required Experience:

  • Understanding of Orbital Mechanics and Astrodynamics
  • Space systems engineering experience
  • Space mission level Concept of Operations development
  • Ability to provide high level summary of results and draw conclusions based on interpretation of data
  • Experience in Sustainment and New Developments
  • Experience in Leading Integration Efforts of C2-like systems


Preferred Experience:

  • Familiarity with Linux based OS (I.e. Red Hat and/or Fedora)
  • Strong background in Microsoft Office Product Suites: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio
  • Combined space and ground systems engineering
  • Systems engineering for mission ground software
  • Space systems mission-level systems engineering
  • Mission to system requirements decomposition
  • Functional requirements analysis
  • Quantitative requirement decomposition (modeling, simulation, and analysis)


Required Degree:   

Technical BS degree in relevant field (Aerospace Engineering, Space Operations, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics)


Security Clearance Requirements:

Candidate must possess active TS/SCI clearance

Employment with Omitron is contingent upon meeting and maintaining eligibility requirements.


Job Location:

Dahlgren, VA


Company Overview: 

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a regional office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.

Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply. E-Verify Participation.