Systems Interoperability and Integration Engineer SME

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/2/2024 3:54 PM)
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Systems Interoperability and Integration 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 Systems Interoperability and Integration Engineer SME in the C3I and Infrastructure Division (AFLCMC/HNI) which focuses on providing enterprise support to over 110 active Air Force, Air National Guard (ANG), and Air Force Reserve installations and bases. HNI also provides technical and policy support and provides C3I infrastructure for the USAF enterprise applications.






TRAVEL: Minimal






  • Provide knowledge and experience in technical requirements development, planning, cybersecurity implementations, Information Assurance (IA), system/program protection implementations, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) analysis, spectrum management, standards implementations, information technology (IT) analysis, engineering and technical analysis, test and control functions necessary to assure that the integrated system elements satisfy compatibility and performance requirements (i.e., operational, technical, derived, horizontal, and inherited) established over the life cycle of weapon systems.
  • Command, Control, Communications (C3), IT, and ISR system of systems interoperability analysis
  • C3 and ISR technology analysis
  • Machine-to-machine data flows and exchanges technology analysis and testing
  • Mission planning processes and technology analysis and testing
  • Information technology analysis
  • Architecture development and analysis
  • Communication Security (COMSEC) management process and technology analysis and testing
  • Communications engineering
  • Interoperability testing
  • Standards conformance
  • Encryption technology analysis and development
  • E3 testing
  • Spectrum certification and supportability
  • Cybersecurity and IA certification and accreditation
  • Analysis of protection technologies for Critical Protected Information (CPI) and technologies
  • Technical adequacy and compatibility of system interfaces


Program Specific Skillsets:

  • Experience with MBSE (e.g. DOORS or CAMEO)
  • Experience with Zero Trust
  • Strong system and/or solutions architecture background.
  • Illustrate the ability to identify, articulate and document the complex commonalities/interactions between systems and platforms. This cross functional expertise and critical thinking will contribute to the identification of interoperability between existing systems as well as for future use when network changes are proposed for implementation.
  • Utilizing network experience and MBSE tools, since the candidate will identify existing HNI projects/programs, key infrastructure and ensure program is documented to current MBSE framework and standards.
    • Identification of item(s) that fall below current MBSE framework and standards.
    • Identification of interoperability and dependencies between multiple systems.
  • Create, operate and update documentation using MBSE tools (DOORS & Cameo), Jira, Service Now, Power Apps, Power BI platforms.
  • Experience in creating and giving presentations to Senior Level Leadership.
  • Working closely with HNI Portfolio Management (PfM) Team members on the development, maintenance, and sustainment of internal HNI tracker that will Identify status of all PfM projects.



  • MA/MS in engineering
  • 15 years of experience which must be interoperability and integration engineering experience, 5 years of which must be DoD
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Candidate MUST have an active US security clearance.




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.


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