Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2024 2:08 PM)
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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 Systems Engineer to support the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) Terminal (FAB-T) program office, which is within the Nuclear Strategic Communications Division (NCS) and located at Hanscom AFB, MA.

FAB-T is an ACAT ID program to develop nuclear event-survivable terminals capable of communicating with the MILSTAR and AEHF satellite constellations using both the EHF and AEHF jam-resistant, low probability of intercept and low probability of detection waveforms. These terminals will be an essential component of the strategic nuclear execution system.



JOB STATUS:  Full time; salaried

TRAVEL:  CONUS travel up to 10% may be required

SECURITY CLEARANCE: An active US security clearance is required



  • Plan and conduct systems engineering, engineering analyses, trade studies and feasibility assessments in support of systems engineering activities
  • Perform program reviews to evaluate alternative proposed plans, systems engineering programs, design and test results to assure that required subsystem and system performance is achieved  
  • Participate in system design and architecture development of tactical datalink communication systems
  • Prepare technical documents which define, specify, and recommend system/subsystem characteristics
  • Review and provide technical comments on tactical data link specifications and interface documents
  • Conduct technical investigations in systems design
  • Provide systems engineering and integration support services and inputs to program and project risk management activities in compliance with AF SEAM processes
  • Support Program Management Reviews (PMR), Technical Interchange Meetings (TIM), Test Meetings
  • Perform engineering drawing reviews for conformance with requirements, specifications, regulations, and quality control
  • Provide system engineering solutions based on systems analyses, advanced technology processing techniques, engineering research, and evaluation of all aspects of system engineering
  • Develop technical reports, make recommendations to Project/Program leadership.


  • Experience with aircraft systems integration processes and programs is required.
  • Proficient Microsoft office skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, and Project.
  • Familiarity with principles, policies and practices of systems acquisition and program management, as defined in DoDI 5000.02 and AFI 63-101/20-101
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) and 10 years of experience (5 DoD), or 15 years of directly related experience (8 DoD).
  • 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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