Avionics Systems Engineer (2019-0705-D163)

Trivector Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 3 months ago

TriVector Services, Inc. provides quality aerospace engineering solutions to complex problems through a renowned team of engineering professionals. We are a SBA-certified Small Business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Our experienced team is dedicated to building lasting partnerships based on professional integrity and sound engineering principles. TriVectors Experience and exceptional Performance adds measurable Value to every project.


TriVector Services, Inc. is seeking an Avionics Systems Engineer to support Missile Defense Agency Ground Based Mid course Defense Program efforts and provide Ground Systems engineering support directly related to the Ground Based Interceptor (GBI) avionics design engineering, guidance and navigation technologies and engineering documentation. The selected candidate will:

  • Execute system engineering functions with a focus on the Ground Based Interceptors avionics packages and guidance and navigation technologies evaluating designs, requirements, component enhancements, component failure review process and failure closure processes. Review proposed requirements changes in higher level specifications for impacts to Ground System (GS) baseline.

  • Review should be proactive and at all levels of the MDA organization (BMD System Spec, through GMD Element Spec, down to GS Spec) to ensure early identification of disconnects.

  • Review peer/counterpart specifications for consistency with GS baseline on sensors, C2BMC, and GBI performance specifications/interface specifications to ensure peer/counterpart documents accurately reflect the GS baseline.

  • Perform Systems engineering for Integration at the Element and Component Levels in accordance with the GM Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) and Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP).

  • Perform Systems Interface Integration and system timing analysis; Support Warfighter coordination and integration.

  • Work with component developers to review and assess verification plans for GS and GBI components including support equipment, facilities, and interfaces to other system elements.

  • Work with component and product developers to review and assess plans and processes for conducting design/critical Component/Product issue resolution.


  • A minimum of a bachelors in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field from an ABET-accredited institution is required.
  • 12+ years of related work experience with at least 9 years experience as a system engineer required.


Skills and experience should demonstrate:

  • 10+ years of experience with Ground Based Interceptor capabilities and enhancements with a focus on the GBI Avionics package.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver products on schedule.

  • Experience with Missile Defense Agency, preferred GMD experience / MDA Engineering and Interface requirements experience.

  • Capability to develop and present program briefings to senior management-level personnel.

  • Requires expert knowledge to effectively resolve highly complex and difficult hardware, software, and/or integration problems for devising unique solutions to meet client requirements.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to serve in a leadership role.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with team members, managers, and clients on highly complex and difficult engineering/software issues pertaining to assigned tasks.

Security clearance: Top Secret Preferred; U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

TriVector Services offers its employees a competitive benefits package. We provide extensive health, life, and disability insurance plans, along with coverage for both dental and vision. We also offer a competitive 401(K) to help you plan for retirement, and employees have the option of adding supplementary insurance and spending plans on top of company-provided benefits. All full-time employees receive annual paid time off and 10 paid Government holidays.


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