Cosmic AES Systems Test Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions (Cosmic AES) is a small innovative company tackling the most difficult technical challenges in signals, space, and cyberspace. We design and develop high-end signal processing solutions for Department of Defense(DoD) in the Counter-Space, Special Operations, Homeland Security, and other specialized mission areas. Our strong team of scientists, engineers, and operations experts specialize in exploring emerging technologies, system development, and rapid prototyping to solve the most difficult national security concerns.
Cosmic AES is looking for a Systems and Test Engineer to support programs across the Geolocation Portfolio. This position will provide systems engineering support, test engineering support, subject matter expertise, and technical management for multiple projects within the Geolocation portfolio. The applicant must be self-motivated, self-disciplined, with good communications skills, and a demonstrated ability to work within a multifunctional, multidiscipline team. The candidate will be required to demonstrate flexibility and an ability to coordinate with multiple internal stakeholders external customers to achieve a common goal. The candidate will be expected to lead the systems engineering, requirements management, and test engineering processes for multiple programs within the Geolocation portfolio.
Responsibilities and Duties
Compiles and manages customer and project requirements and translates them into and specifications; integrates requirements an overall system diagram
Leads system engineering change management processes at the project level, ensuring established development processes are followed
Define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret developmental and operational tests for new and/or modified system components
Provide subject matter expertise on SATCOM systems and operations, geolocation, and related topics
Assist in program and project management activities, such as managing cost, schedule and technical aspects of project
Provide systems engineering support to projects in the portfolio
Acts as an interface to internal and external customers.
Contribute to process improvement activities
Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
Assist in the execution of acquisition strategies, including drafting Statement of Work, Statement of Objectives, Request for Proposal preparations, monitoring deliverables, and attending acquisition related meetings.
Qualifications and Skills
Current Top-Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.
Minimum 5 years of systems and/or test engineering experience in the SATCOM domain, with demonstrable knowledge, experience and proficiency in developing complex systems or sub-system design and architecture and associated requirements
Expertise with SATCOM and geolocation systems
Communications and coordination skills with technical team members across multiple organizations to plan, execute, and post-process test activities and data.
Experience with government testing and system engineering.
Experience implementing and managing test engineering processes and interacting with contractors.
Experience in software development and software project management
Benefits and Perks
Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and more! (Cosmic contributes 85% of the medical plan cost for employees and 75% for dependent coverage)
401K and Profit Sharing
Vacation (benefits based on professional experience, not time with the company)
Employee Referral Incentives
7 paid holidays and 3 floating holidays