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E01-M01 Senior Software Engineer

Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Start Date: Immediate

At EXPANSIA, we are focused on partnering with America's top companies to acquire new talent with speed, accuracy, and a differentiated pricing model. We pride ourselves in acquiring top talent to ensure our clients' competitive advantage.

A 100% employee-owned and operated technology firm, our client provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Engineering & Transformation, Space Systems, Unmanned Systems, Flight Test Engineering, Modeling and Simulation, Cybersecurity, and DevOps for advanced defense and intelligence special programs. Our client delivers first-choice capabilities to solve problems of global importance.


Full-time/Permanent Employee

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Our client is searching for a highly skilled Software Engineer to support development of first-of-kind operational space or space related missions for the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO). A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. The candidate will apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership.

In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space RCO at Kirtland AFB, NM. The Space RCO is one of three US Space Force acquisition organization and is the one specializing in delivering first-of systems to fill quick-turn needs to deliver operational capability to the USSF. For each project, Space RCO sets up small, agile and empowered teams, to include program manager, technical specialists, contracting, finance, security, and they use right acquisition strategies to set the effort up for success. You will work in one of these small, highly empowered teams where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program.

The proposed salary range for this position is $180,000-$210,000. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility EXPANSIA allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our unique mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.


  • Supports requirements development, design, interpretation, and analysis of technical solutions for complex optical systems.
  • Leads or supports technical programs, projects, or tasks whose technical complexity requires engineering oversight.
  • Ensures completion of tasks within estimated time frames and budget constraints.
  • Provides input to the government customer concerning risks to performance, schedule, and budget due to either proposed contractor plans or contractor's execution of accepted plans.
  • Ensures the quality of the program, project, or task deliverables meet or exceed standards or metrics and assesses such deliverables to ensure that the final deliverables will meet the warfighting purpose for which they are intended.
  • Plans and performs engineering research, design development, and other engineering assignments in conformance with the design, engineering, and customer specifications.
  • Responsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects or programs.
  • Coordinates with multiple partners/agencies to ensure system engineering communities support delivery milestones.
  • Tracks and advises design trades and associated cost, schedule, and technical impacts to requirements.
  • Initiates, supervises, and/or develops requirements from a project's inception to conclusion for complex to extremely complex programs.
  • Provides strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff.
  • Provides detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development and/or maintenance efforts for client specific or mission critical challenges/issues.
  • Leads studies and analyses of data to provide advice and recommend solutions.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy-oral and written.
  • Other duties as required. KEY QUALIFICATIONS
    • Clearance: TS/SCI with SAP Eligibility, and willingness to sit for a CI Poly
    • Education: Relevant MA/MS/ME Degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
    • Years of Experience: Minimum ten (10) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experience. No less than two (2) year's total SAP and/or SCI environment experience and 1-year total within last 5 years. KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA)
      • Expert knowledge in development, integration, test and delivery of software applications for both ground and flight software applications for spacecraft.
      • Experience with establishing agile software development and test environments and implementing CI/CD pipelines.
      • Experience working in multiple programming languages (e.g., Python, Matlab, C++, etc.).
      • Experience working in multiple classification environments and implementing cross-domain solutions.
      • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition.
      • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management. PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
        • PhD in engineering or computer science (Desired)
        • Fifteen (15) years of relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience.
        • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office.
        • Experience with rapid prototyping and transition to operations.
        • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs.

          EXPANSIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: EXPANSIA, Albuquerque , E01-M01 Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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