Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(2/7/2024 4:11 PM)
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SME Systems Engineer


Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a SME Systems Engineer providing system engineering support to the Survivable Airborne Operations Center (SAOC) program office, at Hanscom AFB, MA. 


The successful candidate will support a wide range of engineering and engineering support activities including but not limited to: systems engineering and integration processes that address lifecycle requirements of each product area. Develop analyses and review and evaluate systems and component technical specifications, designs, analyses, models, simulations, test plans/procedures/results, and technical data packages for the determination of both interim and final compliance with design, test requirements, qualification requirements, safety criteria, and flight requirements. 



LOCATION:     Hanscom AFB, Bedford, MA 

JOB STATUS:  Full Time




  • Bachelor’s Degree in related engineering discipline and a minimum  of 20 years work experience, with experience on DoD or Air Force acquisition programs desirable
  • OR, 15 years of directly related experience with proper certifications as described in the PWS labor category performance requirements, eight of which must be in the DoD
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance required
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an IPT environment
  • Ability to interface with internal and external clients
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills
  • possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Top Secret Clearance and U.S. Citizenship required for all applicants


  • Prior experience with major aircraft development programs
  • Progressive experience in engineering development projects, to include engineering documentation, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits to enable government ownership of the program technical baseline


  • System engineering that includes advice and recommendations regarding requirements, interpretations, alternative courses of action, requirements impacts on program schedule and budget; and review, evaluate, and comment on Request for Proposals (RFPs), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Fast Track Change Notices, support Program Management Requests (PMRs), Technical Interchange Meetings, Test Meetings, etc. 
  • Perform drawing reviews that ensure the incorporation of complete, current, and accurate Government drafting specifications and regulations in contractor drawings and conformance to requirements, specifications, regulations and quality control.
  • Provide system engineering solutions that are based on systems analyses, advanced technology processing techniques, engineering research and evaluation of all aspects system engineering, including critical software/hardware interfaces issues, reliability and availability of systems, systems engineering methodologies, performance evaluation and optimization of design criteria requirements, and test requirements identification.
  • Support technical teams in solving a variety of client problems related to systems engineering and program management for a specific SAOC project/program Systems. Develop technical reports, make recommendations to Project/Program leadership and work with government and corporate stakeholders to implement recommended solutions.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule

Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



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