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Missile Warning Ground System Integration and Test Engineer

Boulder, Aurora, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Full Time

IESE Solutions is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver the strongest subject matter experts, cross-functional collaborators, and mission-area-owners to USSpace Force's most critical weapon-system integration responsibilities. IESE Solutions has multiple opportunities to deliver the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Missile Warning (MW) ground capability. The Future OPIR Resilient Ground Evolution (FORGE) is the modernization of the legacy OPIR satellite ground system. The current and previous generations of ground systems have been vendor specific technology dependent. FORGE has built an open framework that allows scalability, constant evaluation for improvement, and continuous new technology utilization. Employing an open framework fosters unencumbered collaboration across vendors and new technology to provide continuous functional evolution of the framework and resident mission-data-processing applications for Next-Generation OPIR and future mission areas.
The IESE Solutions team is an integral part of this cutting-edge ground system capability acquisition and development effort. Our engagement spans all phases of product development, including acquisition strategy development, generating technical specifications, state-of-the-art emerging technology consultation, employment of agile methodologies, ground architecture and design evaluation, and integration and test of incremental and operational deliveries. IESE Solutions also provides extensive technology evaluation to promote information superiority for end users.
IESE Solutions has an immediate opportunity for talented Integration and Test Engineers to occupy mission-critical roles in the developmental integration, testing, and fielding of advanced Next-Generation satellite ground systems.

· Bachelor of Science degree and 5+ years of professional experience as a systems engineer/integration and test engineer.
· Experience with designing, testing, and integrating technical software applications (Min. 10 years for senior positions)
· Experience with technologies and practices such as DEVSECOPS, design for cyber resilience, cloud computing, virtualization, and container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and C2S.
· Demonstrated ability to effectively lead (for senior positions) and contribute to teams in delivering technical products
· Experience with developing integration plans for technical development
· Ability to build strong team relationships and mentor technical staff (for senior positions)
· Experience with developing/integrating/fielding technologies for defense community stakeholders
· Strong problem-solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills
· Good verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to support complex task synchronization
· Detail oriented and accountable
· Must be willing to travel to the Colorado front range for recurring presence at Buckley SFB and out-of-state stakeholder locations. [Colorado candidates]
· Must be able to obtain and keep a TOP SECRET / SCI DoD security clearance

Candidates who have one or more of the following skills will be preferred:
· Previous experience with OPIR Missile Warning capability or other directly relevant experience on similar space-sensing ground programs (Missile Defense ground and C4ISR systems, JTAG, STSS, others).
· Advanced degree in the physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science
· Advanced experience with previous and current Missile Warning ground systems
· Current TOP SECRET / SCI DoD security clearance

Perform engineering, product development services, integration, and test requiring cross-segment and enterprise collaboration and stakeholder coordination to deploy operational C2 and Mission Data Processing software/hardware capability for Next-Generation Missile Warning capability.
· Work on software integration and test projects, including satellite command and control, mission management, mission data processing, cyber, and ground hardware & network control software.
· Integrate into a small, high-performing team directly supporting Space Force Missile Warning integration and test objectives.
· Plan, implement, test, document, and maintain solutions for the integration and testing elements, subsystems, and systems.
· Identify hardware/software interface problems and ensure end-to-end system integration.
· Review and evaluate system requirements, development, and execution of system test plans, procedures, and schedules for system integration testing and end-to-end system testing.
· Rapidly solve problems, perform test results analysis, and prepare comprehensive test reports which verify and validate system performance to help build a new ground system.
· Write discrepancy reports and perform integration regression testing to validate incorporated fixes on the system.
· Identifies technical risks and provides risk reduction strategies to meet program objectives

As a growing small engineering firm, IESE Solutions focuses on people and customers and delivery of uninterrupted high-quality work. Our approach to attracting and retaining highly qualified candidates is to provide an opportunity to help shape the firm's future and a competitive and flexible compensation package consistent with qualifications, security clearance eligibility, and roles. IESE Solutions offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including but are not limited to:
• Company 401K Contribution (no employee contribution required) up to 10% of qualifying salaries
• Medical insurance
• Dental insurance
• Vision insurance
• Life and AD&D insurance
• Company paid Long-term Disability insurance
• Short-term Disability insurance
• Discretionary Performance Bonus
• Paid Time Off, including Holidays, Vacation
• Flexible Work Hours and supportive/collaborative work environment
• Continuous education sponsorship
• Career opportunities to participate in the next generation space sensing enterprise ground system integration, test and deployment and develop/enhance enduring professional skills and network.

At IESE Solutions, salaries are determined by various factors including location, education, clearance, skills, and experience among others. The typical pay range for the position is $120,000 - $220,000/ year. IESE Solutions considers several factors when extending an offer of employment, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, security clearance, education/training, and key skills. This is not a guarantee of compensation.

IESE Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, fostering a culture of merit, diversity and inclusion.

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