Job Description

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Colorado Springs,CO,US
Sustainment Systems Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity: 

On our team, you will support sustainment activities for a diverse portfolio of strategic and tactical MILSATCOM space systems and infrastructure. You will apply systems engineering and integration expertise in support of legacy space constellations including Milstar, Advanced Enhanced High Frequency (AEHF) and Enhanced Polar System (EPS) and associated ground infrastructure, warfighter terminals and software applications such as Family of Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminal (FAB-T), Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (Global-ASNT), Milstar Messaging System (MMS), Global Broadcast Service (GBS) and Ground Multiband Terminal (GMT) along with various other systems, subsystems and devices in a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a direct impact on new MILSATCOM space systems transitioning from the acquisition community to operational stakeholders.

This opportunity is an engineering management position. We seek a self-starter who is capable of autonomous, on-the-job learning and growth. We seek technical individuals who will thrive by working in a collaborative work environment of small teams tackling the challenges of sustaining complex, space-based, telecommunication systems. You will have a positive, tangible effect across all aspects of the space system for spacecraft, uplinks and downlinks, command and control, networks, and users while improving overall combat readiness.

How You'll Contribute:

  • Provides the government customer with MILSATCOM systems engineering advisory assistance, including daily engineering consultation in support of sustainment activities
  • Engages the Joint space warfighting community, supporting sustainment tasks through established space systems engineering processes and procedures for requirements development, technical solution generation for hardware and software, and fielding to space warfighters
  • Evaluates and produces products of a technical nature using technical rigor, adequacy, completeness, and appropriate application of the specialty engineering disciplines as standard process
  • Assists with technology readiness assessments, and identify risks and issues with proposed technologies while collaborating with other teams such as Test and Evaluation or Integrated Logistics Support
  • Supports waiver, deviation and deficiency reviews, system allocations, and compliance assessments
  • Conducts system and enterprise level engineering analysis to identify sustainment problem areas, provide impact analysis, forecast potential failures, and present options with potential to mitigate these problems
  • Performs engineering analysis on organizational technical processes, and suggests process improvements that increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations as required
  • Supports formulation of information of sustainment objectives and performs engineering analysis and system-level assessments for decision support at various meetings and sustainment forums
  • Performs studies and analyses of military air, surface, maritime, space and cyberspace missions to assess integration, system-of-systems factors, system vulnerability and survivability, system commonality, new technologies, enhancements, commercialization, cost effectiveness, and mission assurance

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience working with military or DoD civilian clients and managing professional relationships
  • 5+ years of experience in architecture and requirements definition and analysis, acquisitions, engineering or design, fielding or integration, and verification or analysis
  • 4+ years of experience working in a highly competitive multi-contractor environment
  • 4+ years of experience with systems engineering and integration
  • 4+ years of experience engaging government customers to advance projects and initiatives at varying degrees of complexity through engineering management
  • Experience with requirements development and analysis, and the development of systems engineering documents including requirements and specifications, interface control documents, and validation and verification plans
  • Ability to demonstrate engineering principles and concepts
  • Ability to sort through complex issues and develop clear solutions, provide in-depth technical assessments, and identify issues and risks
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science

Nice If You Have: 

  • 6+ years of experience in a DoD program office including DoD acquisition processes and compliance with government instructions, and with working military or civilian space systems
  • 6+ years of experience working with strategic and tactical MILSATCOM space systems such as spacecraft, uplinks and downlinks, command and control, networks, or user communities
  • Knowledge of Agile software development processes and applications such as Jira or Confluence
  • Knowledge of Digital Engineering (DE) or Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) applications such as SparxEA or Cameo
  • Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) certification such as ASEP or CSEP



Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required. 


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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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