• Senior Systems Engineer (BFTN)

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Job ID 2018-1059
    Systems Engineer
  • Overview

    The Senior Systems Engineer will lead a multi organizational, geographically dispersed team of technicians, engineers, installers, and support personnel using systems engineering practices and following PEO C4I/SPAWAR policies and procedures. This role will directly support the PMW/A 170 BFTN LE.


    • Oversee and manage all Battle Force Tactical Network (BFTN) efforts to ensure timely engineering, testing and implementation of software and hardware modernized systems to surface, subsurface and portable platforms
    • Develop/Review Enterprise Change Requests (ECR) and lead the BFTN functional leads to create a complete design package
    • Socialize changes with impacted programs as coordinated through the Assistant Program Manager for Engineering (APM-E)
    • Work with APME to develop ECRs and solve cross program, cross PMW, and cross service integration issues
    • Identify technical risks and appropriate mitigations and present to APM, APME leadership and follow LE CONOPS
    • Perform trade studies and AoAs as needed to develop technical options or risk mitigations
    • Ensure requirements are met for all efforts
    • Review/author engineering documentation, diagrams, etc.
    • Provide guidance/tasking to ISEAs and test and engineering teams at SSC PAC, SSC LANT


    • Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills and email etiquette.
    • Must be a proactive self-starter, work well independently and with teams in a collaborative engineering environment.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio).
    • Must be seasoned in leading and mentoring multi-functional teams.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate and present briefings/trainings to all levels of personnel, including leadership, support, sponsors and peers and fleet.
    • Must be able to manage resources effectively and work through conflicts/issues quickly and effectively.

    Desired Experience

    • Minimum 10 years of engineering experience with at least 5 years leading teams.
    • Knowledge of TACCOM and Navy Networks, Application Integration and E2C testing required.
    • Knowledge of program management, scheduling, budgets.
    • Awareness of cyber security requirements desired.

    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in engineering required, Master’s preferred.

    Clearance:  Current/active Secret clearance at start of assignment required. 


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