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Systems Engineer - SpRCO

Office: Kirtland AFB, NM
Location: Kirtland , NM
Job ID: S20-0665

JOB TITLE: Systems Engineer - SpRCO


"This position is contingent upon contract award"

Support a small, highly empowered team to development, test, and field highly classified space projects.

Apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for advanced space systems, while also e?ectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership.


  • Supports design, interpretation, and analysis of technical solutions to complex projects
  • Leads or supports technical programs, projects, or tasks whose technical complexity requires engineering oversight
  • Ensures completion of programs, projects, or tasks within estimated time frames and budget constraints
  • Provides input to the government customer concerning risks to performance, schedule, and budget due to either proposed contractor plans or contractor’s execution of accepted plans
  • Ensures the quality of the program, project, or task deliverables meet or exceed standards or metrics and assesses such deliverables to ensure that final deliverables will meet the warfighting purpose for which they are intended
  • Plans and performs engineering research, design development, and other engineering assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and customer specifications
  • Responsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects(s) or program(s)
  • Coordinates with multiple partners/agencies to ensure system engineering communities support delivery milestones
  • Tracks and advises design trades and associated cost, schedule, and technical impacts to requirements
  • Perform all functional duties independently, with little guidance
  • Employ highly specialized knowledge or experience to anticipate challenges
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written


Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph
  • Candidate must maintain a TS/SCI clearance as a condition of employment

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license


  • Five (5) years of relevant classified DoD work experience
  • Experience in spacecraft and/or subsystems
  • Knowledge of spacecraft engineering, development, and manufacturing
  • Understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs
  • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition
  • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management
  • Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS)

Travel Requirements:

  • Full-time, on site in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, NM, and will require travel up to 30% of time within the continental United States


  • Ten (10) years of relevant DoD work experience with SAP and/or SCI
  • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office
  • Experience with laser SATCOM
  • Experience with rapid prototyping
  • Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities
  • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs
  • Experience using multivariable optimization in mission planning software systems
  • Experience in space ground systems
  • Fluency with IC organization



KEY WORDS: Space Acquisition, Space System Engineering, SMC, NRO, satellite, ground systems


WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer’s toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company’s hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify.

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