Engineer: Systems

Allied Future Surveillance and Control (iAFSC) Systems Engineer

 SRC, Inc. is currently seeking a seeking a Systems Engineer with applied digital engineering (DE)/model-based engineering (MBE) experience to support the Allied Future Surveillance and Control (iAFSC) across the USAF and NATO enterprise.      

 What You'll Do     

  • Provide Aerial Layer Network (ALN) and Tactical Data Link (TDL) expertise to help inform U.S. and NATO program members on policy for tactical networking decisions.  

  • Provide iAFSC leadership with expert opinion on the airborne communications governance process and structure.   

  • Help maintain awareness of threats to airborne communications and advising on impacts and mitigation approaches.   

  • Provide SME support with a solid understanding of cyber networks, cybersecurity, management of these systems and how all interface and communicate.   

  • Help inform customer with way ahead for Low Probability of Detection (LPD) Advanced TDLs.   

  • Provide SME support to evaluate communication hardware and software, provide technical expertise for acquisition and policy support of military communications for Airborne domains.   

  • Incrementally help build the Mission Architecture through development of Mission Thread (MT) and Mission Engineering Thread (MET) models using commercial-off-the-shelf visual modeling tools, such as Magic Draw/Cameo  

  • Establish common data model across all MT/MET models. Maintain awareness of concurrent activities by working in a common modeling database across the organization  

  • Using statistical data analysis and modeling you will identifying & develop metrics to measure and analyze relevant system properties, such as resiliency, interoperability, quality, robustness, and maintainability  

  • Articulating major uncertainties associated with systems architectures, defining risks and opportunities associated with the uncertainties  

  • Translating analysis results into actionable recommendations for the USAF and NATO  

  • Supporting requirements management, interface management and architecture change management processes   

What You'll Bring     

  • Education:   

    • Bachelor’s Degree in systems engineering, software engineering, computer science, physics, or related field and 8+ years of relevant experience  

    • Knowledge of Department of Defense acquisition reform initiatives. Should be familiar with DoD 5000 series acquisition regulations  

  • Experience:  

    • Experience supporting DOD ACAT programs is desired  

  • SECRET Security Clearence required to start  


Ways to Stand Out – Preferred Requirements:     

  • Experience with the airborne warning and control system, or AWACS, aircraft and mission.   

  • Experience using modern model-based systems engineering (MBSE) tools modeling architectures of complex systems of systems using standards-based languages (ex. SysML)  

  • Demonstrated ability to execute technical work in complex, muti-disciplinary and ambiguous situations  

  • Strong written, communication, and presentation skills  

  • Demonstrated ability to strengthen international relationships through technology collaboration and common interest between NATO countries and NATO Commands  

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as required  

What Sets Us Apart?
SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible®. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong. You’ll collaborate with more than 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — in a highly innovative, inclusive and equitable work environment. You’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent employer contribution toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.  

Equal Opportunity

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  • Location Washington, District Of Columbia Boston, Massachusetts
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 8+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Secret
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