Abacus Technology is in need of a Systems Engineer to provide technical support to Nuclear Command, Control & Communications (Nc3) at Hanscom AFB. This is a full-time position.
Provide technical expertise on systems engineering policies and processes relative to Very Low Frequency (VLF); Transmitter/Receiver (TX/RX). Provide engineering support for systems and subsystems including configuration management, data management, security, and other technical integration functions. Manage complex system interfaces, identify and document interfaces, and assure the effective integration of multiple subsystems. Translate user requirements into system requirements, which shallbe used to design, develop, fabricate, test, and evaluate systems, subsystems, and equipment. Perform technical and mission analyses, assist in developing system concepts, perform assessments, and review the system design. Perform capability analyses and COTS/GOTS evaluations, select components, and develop system interfaces to ensure compliance with DoD and commercially accepted standards and requirements. Construct models and simulations of systems to demonstrate ability to meet user requirements. Execute system stress tests to identify performance constraints; prepare alternative solutions and recommendations to enhance performance accordingly. Conduct engineering performance, cost effectiveness, reliability, technical and schedule risk assessment, and scheduling trade-off studies and document this information in a technical report as directed by the task order. Provide assistance or guidance as necessary in the accomplishment of engineering tasks.
10+ years experience with survivable Emergency Action Message (EAM) reception/ dissemination via Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Milstar and Very Low Frequency (VLF). Experience with Common VLF Receiver (CVR) effort to procure a COTS/GOTS VLF receiver in systems engineering. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Thorough understanding of application software, operating systems, networks, storage platforms, and how they relate to system architecture. Experience working on each stage of the system development life cycle from initiation through deployment/sustainment. Demonstrated proficiency with process modeling and developing workflow diagrams. Able to elicit and interpret requirements and translate to technical specifications/system design following best practices and design patterns. Able to communicate with management, technical staff, and end users in a clear and professional manner. Experience with engineering practices, techniques, and standards. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to develop and present technical presentations. Able to represent complex data in diagrams or through other techniques that communicate precise information to both business and technical staff. Proven ability to understand the strategic and tactical approach to projects and handle multiple projects concurrently. Must be a US citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.