Systems Engineer - Senior in Albuquerque, NM at Galapagos, LLC

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Job Description

Location:  Kirtland AFB, New Mexico

Job Summary:

The candidate will work within a cohesive team environment and is responsible for developing, designing, integrating, and testing systems as they relate to the project.  The Senior Systems Engineer will become an integral part of the team and will be expected to reach across boundaries and assist other team members to ensure the successful development of the systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) and must be able to perform the following with minimal guidance:

  • Provide expertise and assistance to the Government Program Manager in the execution of the development of an advanced satellite ground system.
  • Integrate and coordinate program activities with the Program Manager and other government and SETA team members.
  • Perform detailed task planning and overseeing execution progress
  • Oversee scheduling of program activity and milestones, budget execution, and contractor progress
  • Initiate new program concepts ad discuss program planning and execution approaches
  • Provide contract and acquisition support
  • Present program briefings to all levels of government
  • Author program plans, briefings and technical reports
  • Organize and host technical meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science IS, or related degree
  • 8+ Years of experience as a Systems Engineer, System Administrator or related functional area
  • Minimum 1 year of experience using Risk Management Framework (RMF) IT security controls and policies
  • Minimum DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IASAE Level II Certification
  • DoD experience required


  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals

Security Clearance:

Position requires a TS/SCI clearance


Please note: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.
Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.



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