Colorado Springs, Colorado

LinQuest is seeking a GBS Systems Engineer to join our team at Peterson Air Force Base, CO.

We are looking for an innovative, creative, and highly motivated individual to support a MILSATCOM Program Office managing a diverse set of strategic and tactical MILSATCOM systems and infrastructure. The candidate will specifically provide MILSATCOM network engineering expertise to the MILSATCOM Sustainment Global Broadcast Service (GBS) Program Office. Support will span across system engineering development, testing for the new GBS TRANSEC modem, and continued system integration engineering and testing through operational testing and trial period. The position requires the candidate to provide reliable GBS subject matter expertise supporting the GBS Program Office in identifying GBS integration issues and recommending solutions pertaining to obsolescence or changing operational environments. The position will support the GBS Program Manager (PM) with internal/external technical meeting support, authoring and updating technical program documentation, requirements management, system architecture and integration, and test and evaluation. Duties will include integration of new hardware/software, systems engineering, network architecture, evaluating/assessing system modifications for interoperability issues and providing technical assessments. The position will author and present technical documentation including engineering studies, technical white papers, and applicable reports.


  • Lead technical discussions – systems engineering, systems architecture, data transmission, troubleshooting, test and evaluation, logistics, fielding transition, cybersecurity working groups, etc
  • Support cross-program meetings - e.g. Wideband Working Group, DISA Teleport/Gateway meetings, DoD Information Network meetings, etc
  • Provide engineering analysis related to system architecture changes due to current/future policy, industry standards, obsolescence, interface changes, AF 1067’s performance improvements and system modification, etc
  • Author and deliver technical documentation including engineering studies, technical white papers, technical procedures, technical requirements, project implementation plans, test plans, and test procedures and test reports
  • Review production/sustainment CDRL’s and recommend approval/disapproval on a basis of technical evaluation
  • Support, draft, and/or maintain key technical products/documents – network diagrams, cybersecurity assessments, authority to operate package, plan of action and milestones
    Support, draft, and/or maintain program planning products/documents – information support plan, DoDAFs, integrated master schedule, trade studies, white papers, decision briefings, systems engineering plan
  • Support development of requirement documents - system requirements document (SRD), technical requirements document (TRD), operation requirements document (ORD), concept of operations (CONOPS), etc
  • Support technical aspects of the GBS receive suite production and sustainment including circuit troubleshooting and design
  • Support, coordinate, manage and provide test engineering expertise to DT/IT/OT - review test plans, test procedures, test data analysis, deficiency reports, etc
  • Travel: approximately 15%

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or equivalent technical discipline
  • Knowledge of the DoD system sustainment mission
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • MILSATCOM network engineering across DISA hosted networks, packaging and routing data from sources to Teleport/Gateway sites
  • Expertise in data transmission security, data encryption, or video broadcast
  • Experience operating or maintaining DISA hosted networks and the related MILSATCOM infrastructure and/or support equipment

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with DoD/USAF systems engineering
  • 5+ years of experience with MILSATCOM experience
  • 10+ years of experience working with military or DoD civilian clients and managing professional relationships
  • Must have a DoD Secret clearance to be considered for this position


• Starting salary ranges from $100,000 to $120,000 depending on relevant experience and qualifications


  • LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit:

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.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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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