El Segundo, California

LinQuest is seeking a motivated and experienced Systems Engineer to join our team in El Segundo, CA.

\\We provide acquisition, engineering, technical analysis and subject matter expertise (SME) support to the Space Systems Command (SSC). Our team also provides systems engineering and analysis services toward current and future system design, development, architecting, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainment support. As a member of our team, you’ll work with Space Force personnel and system developers to ensure our program is a success.


  • Assist in the development and flowdown of requirements for a large space based processed communications system
  • Work with configuration management and technical SMEs/bookbosses in developing and tracking Change Proposals
  • Review proposed hardware/software implementations that would satisfy program requirements and providing feedback to the customer
  • Assist and review models and analysis in support of development and flowdown of requirements
  • Assess proposed baseline changes for impacts to requirements and verification. Supporting the customer with verification tracking to ensure the developer and source requirements are adequately verified
  • Ensure effective requirements integration across space and ground, hardware and software, and all other aspects of systems and organizations within the Enterprise
  • Integrate activities over the lifecycle of systems within the Enterprise including pre-contractual, development and production, as well as operations and sustainment
  • Interact with the prime contractor and government leads to ensure that all system requirements and interfaces are consistent and valid across the Enterprise
  • Develop acquisition and technical requirements-related briefings, plans, papers, and other documentation in support of SMC decision making. Collaborating with prime contractors, other support contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Space Force

Required Skills:

  • BS degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, or network and telecommunications
  • Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and tools used to support requirements development and traceability
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Organization capability with ability to handle competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly articulate ideas, recommendations and options to customers, senior leaders, and stakeholders
  • Capable in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Must have a minimum of an active SECRET clearance to be considered for this position

Preferred Skills:

  • Professional certifications, such as INCOSE CSEP, ESEP, ASEP or PMP
  • MBSE certifications such as OCSMP
  • Agile, Scrum master certification

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in systems engineering, integration, and/or test
  • 2+ years’ experience working on DoD programs

Preferred Experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience with space systems in space or ground segments
  • 2+ years’ experience in a space acquisitions environment
  • Experience in satellite hardware and software development

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

El Segundo, California

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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