Centennial, Colorado

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 within contextual modeling platforms, 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.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

Must-haves:

  • Must-have current, hands-on, technical expertise with: power electronics, thermal design, mechanical design, and/or electrical and mechanical system architecture development.
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience developing novel technologies from low technology readiness levels (TRL)
  • Experience with battery management systems.
  • Experience with power and energy systems and/or technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams
  • Thorough understanding of requirements development, system design, integration, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principles

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience as a creative architect for a novel hardware system
  • Prior experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

  • Experience in an Agile, rapid-paced development setting
  • Demonstrated record of intellectual property (IP) development
  • Experience leading baseline definition and maturation in a complex development setting, including the use of high impact trade studies and other measures
  • Experience with leading and tasking younger engineers.

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 U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Important Notice:

  • This position requires current/active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. 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.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

Centennial, Colorado

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) provides customer-focused technology solutions in the areas of aerospace, aviation, electronics and systems integration, with applications including telemedicine, navigation and guidance systems, threat detection and security, scientific research and infrastructure protection. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, SNC operates under the leadership of owners, CEO Fatih Ozmen and President Eren Ozmen, with a global workforce supporting its customers

Sierra Nevada Corporation and owners Fatih and Eren Ozmen have been honored by numerous organizations as a result of their successful leadership, including: World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space, Fast Company America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Inc. Tier 1 Superior Supplier for U.S. Air Force Aerospace Company of the Year Top Women-Owned U.S. Government Contractor Fastest Growing Women-Owned Company in North America Aviation Entrepreneurs of the Year Living Legends of Aviation Most Influential Turkish-American Woman, No. 2 TurkOfAmerica Top 10 Most Influential Turkish Americans, TurkOfAmerica Top Woman-Owned Firm for excellence in using innovative information technology solutions Women Role Model of the Year Distinguished Business of the Year Honorary Doctorate of Science -- University of Nevada, Reno (2016) Family Owned Business Award -- Nevada Business Magazine As a tribute to the Ozmen's exceptional leadership, successful vision and extraordinarily generous employee benefits, SNC was recognized by its employees as: Reno-Tahoe's Best Places to Work Denver's Best Places to Work Florida's Best Companies to Work

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