Job Description

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El Segundo,CA,US
Space Systems Engineer, Mid

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on national security space missions? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution. If this sounds like you, come join Booz Allen Hamilton’s Strategic SATCOM team to work on a top-priority space program.

On our team, you will work will Booz Allen colleagues, other support contractors and U.S. Space Force personnel to develop and deploy the next generation of strategic military satellite communications capabilities. You will be an integral part of the engineering branch to assist the government as the Lead Systems Integrator ensuring the space, ground and crypto segments are integrated successfully to meet user’s needs.  You will provide direct support to the chief engineer and manage the Booz Allen engineering team supporting the program office. Your expertise and innovative thinking will be critical to ensuring capabilities are delivered to meet the threat. This position will require travel to accommodate client needs within the US, when necessary.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with performing systems engineering or integration in DoD space systems

  • 2+ years of experience with Risk processes and Risk Management

  • 2+ years of experience with using a Model-Based Systems Engineering or Digital Engineering approach to manage system definitions and technical baselines

  • Experience with requirements development or verification

  • Experience with Confluence or JIRA

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to interact well in cross-functional team meetings and professional environments

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently demonstrating initiative to complete complex tasks

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science

 Nice If You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with military SATCOM systems

  • 2+ years of experience with space acquisition

  • Experience with using Agile methodologies

  • Ability to learn and solve problems quickly and creatively

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science

  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional Certification, including ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP

  • Agile Certification, including CSM, CPO, PMI-ACP, or ICP


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. 

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

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.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. 


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

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 $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (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.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • 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.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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