Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sr Systems Engineer (Hybrid Eligible)

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Job Description

As a Systems Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to design, plan, and develop new system requirements using logical and systematic conversions of our product requirements into total systems solutions. You'll be responsible for conceptualizing and delivering difficult and complex system designs for TRAX software design as well as customer integrations of the TRAX suite of products. Your technical responsibilities during planning, organizing, and conducting projects involves the design and development of new system specifications, input/output processes, and hardware/software compatibility.

The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains – air, land, sea, space and cyber. Learn more about MST


This role is open to a hybrid schedule 


  • Requirements Development for system development based on customer requirements or SRD
  • Work closely with the Project Manager, Scrum Master, and Test team to track requirements through the program development cycles (Design, Develop, Test, Deployment)
  • Assist with design documentation- ICD’s, Architecture, User Manuals, etc.
  • Develop and Participate in Engineering Development Gates: PDR, CDR, TRR, etc. Support corporate wide strategy, plans and documentation for all network & telecommunications systems
  • Provide technical and process based support to NCS Trax Team Developers, Program Managers, and Field Service Representatives.
  • Maintain and enforce processes during development and documentation throughout the TRAX program
  • Work with OEMs/Vendors to clarify technical RFI’s relating to system characteristics and interfaces


  • Bachelor's of Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices

  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams

  • Thorough understanding of requirements management, functional requirements parsing, derivation, and allocation; systems design, systems integration, technical risk identification and management strategies, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principles


  • Experience with requirements management tools, MBSE is a plus

  • Familiarity with integrating system of systems such as: Datalinks (Link 16, VMF, IBS, CMF, etc), Radios, RADAR, Weapons, Sensors, COMINT, SIGINT, ROIP/VOIP, MANET, or other similar systems

  • Experience working with integrated Product Teams, IPTs, and Change control Boards. Ability to temporarily flex work hours for demonstrations, test events, etc.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.


This position requires current/active 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 to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination.  Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

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Southern Pines, NC Location
Full Time Job Type
Sierra Nevada Corporation

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