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Sierra Nevada Corporation Systems Engineer III (Contract) in Englewood, Colorado

Are you a bold thinker? We dream big at Sierra Nevada Corporation-advocatingthe exploration of space, keeping service members safe and creating thesystems that keep our world united and sustain our way of living. Join ourteam! As a Systems Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertiseto research, architect, model, simulate, test, certify and improvecutting edge products and services. You'll be developing complex systemarchitectures within contextual modeling platforms, ushering them fromoperational concept through preliminary and detailed design, simulation,and test using progressive tools. As a cross-functional engineer, you arein charge of system-level ownership of new products and processes through thepAt SNC's ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading mannedand unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence,surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutionsto customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs toconsistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable ourcustomers to focus on their mission.Must-haves:Bachelor's of Science degree in System Engineering or relateddiscipline andtypically 6 or more years of relevant experiencePracticalknowledge of engineering principles and practicesExperience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teamsKnowledge of requirements management, functional requirements parsing,derivation, and allocation; systems design, systems integration,technical risk identification and management strategies, and Verificationand Validation (VandV) principlesAn active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance is requiredPreferred:Experience with requirements management and system modelling tools, such asDOORS, Rhapsody, NoMagic, MATLABKnowledge of industry standard mechanical design principles, to include,but not limited to requirements management, Model Based System Engineering(MBSExperience or certification in INCOSE standardsBackground in the Aerospace and Defense IndustryExposure to baseline definition and maturation in a complex developmentsetting, including the use of high impact trade studies and other measuresUnderstandingofestablishing and tracking key Technical PerformanceMeasurements (TPM)IMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires current/active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance.U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S.Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. Citizens may not be eligible toobtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense ConsolidatedAdjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handlesthe adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process forindustry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of theeligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance tothe U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct,security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a TierOne Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America'sfastest-growing companies.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected statuspursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.