Systems Engineer, Software Systems [2021-52]

Combined Orbital Operations, Logistics and Resiliency (COOLR)

Infinity, an exceptional and growing small business, is looking for an experienced (5+ years) and cleared full-time Systems Engineer in the California Bay-Area for MILSATCOM system development and sustainment support in Sunnyvale.

The sustainment team needs your experience and skills improving, maintaining, and sustaining this vital satellite communications mission and the ground systems that support it. You will perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses performed at all levels of total system product.

The most important aspect of our mission is keeping protected band satellite communications 100% available for US military users worldwide, from soldiers and marines on the ground, to worldwide command centers, to strategic USAF airborne platforms, to US Navy ships across the seven seas. The warfighters’ mission success is the measure of our success.

Infinity people are dedicated to mission success, doing it right the first time, not afraid of taking initiative to go above and beyond to get the job done, and love working for a company that puts taking care of you above all else. This contract is in year two of ten option years, offering long-term position security potential.

Your typical day

• Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems

• Analyses performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal

• Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints

• Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications

• Performs anomaly analysis and resolution on software systems

• You will find personal satisfaction in the satisfaction of the customer and success of the warfighter

All experience levels are considered. Even if you do not check all the boxes, if you possess a great combination of transferrable experience and a strong drive to learn whatever else is needed to succeed, do not hesitate to apply. Just make sure your resume clearly shows how your other experience can apply to this position to make it easier for me.

If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be great for it, please let them know!

Required Skills:

You’re Good At

• Engineering complex software systems for aerospace/satellite operations

• Anomaly detection, analysis, and resolution in software systems

• Software test and integration

• Performing requirements analysis and other systems engineering core capabilities

• Performing script development in Java, C, Perl, Python, or similar

• Working and communicating as part of an integrated team of military, civilians, and contractors from various companies

• Digging deep to find the right answers

• Constantly learning and growing

• Holding and keeping a Secret security clearance (mandatory requirement)

• Being part of a close-knit small business family

Also Great to Have

• Experience developing ground application software

• Understanding spacecraft subsystems, hardware, telemetry, command & control

• Necessary computer and programming skills used to develop maintainable code, perform unit testing, integration & regression testing

• Experience with web applications and satellite ground systems

• Testing in Lab environments

• Experience with DoD Secret systems and environments

• Knowledge and experience with software configuration management processes, practices, and tools (e.g. ClearCase/ClearQuest)

• Understanding the military’s satellite communications missions and operations

• Experience, military or contractor, working with military satellite communications missions, especially in a cleared operational environment; commercial satcom experience also valued.

• A degree in a STEM field, or relevant equivalent experience

• Desire to grow your skills and career with our growing company

A degree in a STEM field, or relevant equivalent experience


Sunnyvale, CA

Current DoD (or transferrable to DoD) Secret or higher

11 May 2021 (Approx)

$110K to $155K base

U.S. Citizenship is required. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity link below for further information.
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