Englewood, 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

The Cyber Programs team primarily develops Binary Armor technology, a cross platform embedded software suite used in a wide range of programs. Join our team to help protect Internet of Things systems and critical infrastructure. Visit BinaryArmor.com to learn more about our commercial cybersecurity products

Must-haves:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams
  • Thorough 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) principles
  • Experience with packet capture and analysis tools (Wireshark)
  • Have a full understanding of routing, switching, server operating systems, firewalls, wireless controllers, DNS, virtual machines and software applications
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required

Preferred:

  • Experience with 5G technology and architectures
  • Experience in Linux and embedded systems
  • Experience or certification with Cisco equipment and services
  • Thorough understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 networking stacks
  • Ability to apply theoretical understanding of IP networks to practical implementation
  • Experience in fault isolation and resolution in complex networked environments
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with VPN tunnels (IPsec, OpenVPN, Wireguard)
  • Thorough understanding of the HTTP protocol
  • Thorough understanding of certificate-based encryption over TLS
  • Experience communicating directly with customers as a technical consultant
  • Operational Technology (OT) experience especially with SCADA protocol and control systems
  • Experience with software product lifecycle development
  • Experience or certification in INCOSE standards
  • Background in the Cybersecurity Industry
  • Experience leading baseline definition and maturation in a complex development setting, including the use of high impact trade studies and other measures
  • Thorough understanding of establishing and tracking key Technical Performance Measurements (TPM)

Important Notice:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. 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 U.S., 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 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

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $117,040.88 - $160,931.20

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 status

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

Englewood, 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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