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C3I Systems Engineer, Lead


Fairborn, OH 45324
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Job Highlights:
opportunity to apply leading-edge technology to a range of existing and
emerging systems as a member of the MITRE-Dayton Weapons System Integration
team.   Operational Innovation &
Transformation (P413) is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer with a
focus on technology bridging, technical transition, early systems engineering,
sensor technology, and simulation technology, complemented by a broad
understanding of warfighter missions. 
This position is located at MITREs Dayton, OH site.  The successful candidate should have
experience and expertise in Air Force C2 Systems, systems engineering
processes, and a broad range of C2/ISR-related technology areas.  
This position will include creating
executable project and relationship approaches from high-level visionary strategies,
developing and refining system architectures, leading cross-functional engineering
teams, and reaching back to MITRE, industry, and academia to provide the
highest-quality technical guidance to the government.
 This is a challenging position leading fast-paced
engineering efforts with complex requirements!

Key Functions: 

Facilitate enterprise level integrated and
innovative solutions for emerging systems, and enable improvements to existing
systems by providing systems engineering expertise to the spectrum of AFMC and
AFLCMC technology and project activities. Identify, develop and apply MITRE and
external expertise in systems security engineering, model-based systems
engineering, modeling and simulation, operations research, Position, Navigation,
and Timing (PNT), communications, networking, sensors, embedded systems,
software development, advanced analysis, and project organization that will
support the customers efforts to address critical problems.

  • Systems Engineer, assisting in the execution of
    project planning, staffing, and business management functions.
  •  Perform trade studies and make recommendations
    on systems of systems concept studies, experimentation, and developmental
    planning in support of AF acquisition decisions.
  • Technology requirements, applications, and
    research include assessments of the state of the art, the state of the
    practice, and technological opportunities.
  • Integrate with the AF simulation and analysis
    facility team in designing, executing and conducting analyses on systems of
  • Ensure Program Execution (PE), including
    technical performance analysis and assessment include the continuing
    verification of anticipated and actual achievement of key technical parameters.
  • Leverage MITRE corporation capabilities and
    provide technical support and expertise to sponsors on roadmap development,
    including technology roadmaps.
  • Provide Enterprise Systems Engineering (ESE)
    leveraging the functions of architecture development, technical and program
    strategy, and program execution, conduct systems engineering at the enterprise


Required Skills:
  • Strong Systems
    Engineering technical skills
  • Strong project
    management, organizational, and communication skills
  • Experience with
    sensor and PNT systems desired
  • Experience with
    modeling and simulation systems desired
  • Ability to apply
    Systems Security Engineering techniques for mission assurance desired
  • Experience with
    IT, communications and networking systems desired
  • Experience
    applying emerging technologies to mission/capability gaps and/or programs of
    record, including technical transition highly desired
  • Experience with
    AF/DoD systems of record and/or platforms desired
  • Knowledge and/or
    experience of deployed tactical environment is desired
  • Ability to lead
    cross-disciplinary, cross-organizational engineering teams
  • Proficiency in
    conducting analysis and presenting findings to senior leaders
  •  Strong ability and motivation to work across
    multiple organizations and geographic locations
  • Preferred
    Qualifications: MS in Systems, Electrical or Communications Engineering


  • BS and 8 years related experience