Vencore Systems Engineer IV in Aurora, Colorado


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Systems Engineer, General Job Summary: Uses a holistic approach to design, develop, evaluate and modify end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole.

The specific position responsibilities will include support to operations, working with users to understand their needs and requirements for projects related to planning and scheduling of communication systems, performing analysis to ensure the system and segment designs are meeting user needs, developing procedural updates for operations, addressing systems anomalies through technical investigations and working with development contractors. Other duties include technical facilitation and preparation for weekly engineering review boards, facilitating installations, leading site acceptance testing, end-to-end system tests and preparation and facilitation of period Operations Readiness Reviews (ORRs). Duties also include coordination between the customer, other government stakeholders and program office SETA, while working toward further integrating multiple systems into a single customer office and eventually into the same functional baseline. This position provides the government operations customer with technical support for all facets of mission operations, focused on flawless mission execution. This position does not require 24x7 support, but on occasion, may require off-hour support in the event of a significant outage that requires an anomaly team response.


Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

RF communication systems knowledge – specifically for mission management and scheduling of users within the systems capabilities.

Familiarity with System Engineering processes – full system lifecycle experience, especially in transition to operations and operations support, risk management, verification and validation, etc.

Excellent Problem solving ability

Excellent communication skills

Excellent ability to work within team structure

Aerospace Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Math, Computer Science or similar technical degree

TS/SCI w/poly

Requires 5 to 7 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA.

Desired Qualifications:

Prior experience with the customer agency and the primary systems being used by the customer.

Job ID 2018-50567

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Engineering

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time