General Interdisciplinary Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/13/2024 12:41 PM)
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General Interdisciplinary 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 General Interdisciplinary Engineer to support the FMS / International Division (AFLCMC/HBN), which is within the USAF Digital Directorate and located at Hanscom AFB, MA.


WORK STATUS:  Full time ; salaried

WORK LOCATION:  AFLCMC/HBN Program Ofice in Billerica, MA. 

TRAVEL:  Travel (~20%) to the Middle East (Kuwait) as well as CONUS locations may also be required. 


Position is hybrid and a minimum of 2 days a week in office (Billerica Location) is required.  


  • Design & Architectures
    • Conduct and support all engineering and technical activities required during the material solution analysis, technology, engineering, and manufacturing development, production and deployment, and operation and support phases of the systems  acquisition process. Develop/prepare engineering and technical documentation inherently part of the activities listed above (e.g. Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Systems Engineering Plan (SEP)…), systems review and analysis with written reporting,  briefing, and artifact development as required for all of the technical specialty areas defined in this section; and the planning and execution of all necessary technical reviews, assessments, and interchange meetings (e.g. Critical Design Review(CDR), Manufacturing Readiness Assessment (MRA), Reliability Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM)) and associated artifacts (e.g. Critical Design Review entry and exit criteria)
    • Conduct systems architectural analyses to include system design/design feasibility and state-of-the-art assessment to Produce architectures, document planned and existing systems, determine deficiencies, develop alternatives, recommend solutions, and support development of a plan to implement the chosen solution per acquisition and sustainment system engineering processes. This may include traditional architecture development or Model Based Systems Engineering processes.
    • Track and ensure system architecture and interoperability requirements for the baselined system is maintained.
    • Detail operational requirements and functional interactions within the system and with other systems, considering life cycle costs, logistics supportability, human factors, et al, to determine if the basic building blocks of the system are defined in sufficient detail to support a development program effort
    • Translate DoD user requirements into system requirements for designing, developing, testing and evaluating systems and subsystems using USAF and DoD approved acquisition methods.
    • Provide engineering analysis of system training, training equipment and simulator requirements; prepare technical documentation; and provide engineering evaluation of equipment and simulator designs
  • Acquisition
    • Understand and implement robust DoD acquisition and sustainment systems engineering processes to address the life-cycle requirements of each product support area
    • Prepare and review program specifications for items, processes and materials.
    • Develop and utilize analytical, simulation, MBSE and digital engineering analysis techniques to optimize system performance and/or system effectiveness; establish system sensitivities, define system parameters, evaluate hardware and validate flight test results in terms of overall system relationships and applications.
    • Develop, prepare, review, and integrate selected milestone review documentation, periodic reports, and certifications as identified in current DoD and AF acquisition policy
    • Review, evaluate and monitor acquisition Contractor drawings for completeness, currency, technical accuracy and conformance to requirements, specifications, regulations and quality control to ensure compliance with ASME technical Data Package format and requirements
  • Technical Management
    • Complete and support requirements definition and analysis, architecture design, implementation, integration, verification and validation, transition, decision analysis, requirements management, risk management, interface management, and configuration management
    • Facilitate the transfer of information, lessons learned and best practices across all customers and contractors serviced under this task order within constraints of proprietary rights
    • Perform market research and trade studies to assess current and future systems to ensure they that meet mission needs/requirements. Conduct, define and evaluate system cost, schedule, and technical performance. Perform reviews, studies (including root cause analysis), audits, evaluations and analyses and provide technical recommendations to the Government.
    • Conduct engineering performance, effectiveness, cost effectiveness, cost performance, life cycle cost, producibility, reliability and maintainability, risk and scheduling trade-off studies
    • Develop USAF approved Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP), test plans and procedures, prepare test readiness reviews and associated test documentation using DoD and USAF standard processes, execute developmental tests and assist in  operational test planning/execution, and evaluate tests in support of acquisition and sustainment programs.
    • Participate in integrated logistics support efforts, provisioning and source coding, maintenance data collection, technical order management, configuration management, evaluation of quality deficiency reports, and/or identification of alternate sources of supply for diminishing manufacturing/materiel sources preferred
  • Position will be expected to execute network analysis for the Kuwait Air Operations Center Program.  This effort takes in a multitude of Command and Control Sensor data and integrates it into 1 common air Picture at the AOC Command Headquarters.  Experience in Network connectivity, analysis, impact of COMSEC, interfaces and differing data sets for integration is required/highly desirable.  
  • Ability to analyze several different system requirements for integration in a network environment is key as there is a mix of new and legacy systems and possibly the need to implement a cross domain solution


Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

ClearanceMust have an active US security clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related in a professional engineering discipline 10 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, six of which must be in the DoD
  • Experience in engineering and technical resources with either USAF command or control reporting systems, tactical radar, shelter and radome systems, aircraft trainer pods, radios and communication systems, EW systems, or threat emitters depending on the specific branch needs.
  • Experience in Network engineering in a DoD (preferably command and control) environment.



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!


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