Systems Engineer for GPS (#602479)

  • PeopleTec, Inc.
  • Huntsville, AL, USA 35805
  • Jul 07, 2017
Full time Systems Engineer

Job Description

PeopleTec, Inc. is currently seeking a Systems Engineer for GPS to support the EESS contract in our Huntsville, AL location.

Seeking candidates to provide systems engineer support to Product Manager (PM) Aviation Mission Equipment (AME), PEO Aviation.  PM AME is undertaking several developmental programs for Assured Position, Navigation, and Time (A-PNT) that require a high degree of knowledge of all aspects of GPS architecture, technology, and avionics development in order to successfully field A-PNT capability to the warfighter.   This position provides engineering and programmatic expertise in the areas of GPS, civil/military Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Global Airspace Traffic Management (GATM), and development/ airworthiness qualification of avionics systems and subsystems used in Army aviation platforms. These projects are in a variety of project management phases ranging from planning and fielding to analysis, testing, and reporting.  


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience are required.
  • Knowledge in GPS architecture, technology, and avionics
  • Knowledge of the Army's airworthiness processes and requirements
  • Familiarity with the following Government and Non-Government standards, such as: MSO-C145a, IS-GPS-099, IS-GPS-200, IS-GPS-246, RTCA DO-229B/D, RTCA DO-254, RTCA DO-178B, TSO-C129a, TSO-C196b, TSO-C146d, and RTCA DO-200.
  • Knowledgeable of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) navigation requirements in civil and military airspace
  • Familiarity with Aviation Mission Planning System (AMPS) and the Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File (DAFIF) databases (multiple Editions) to aviation platforms
  • Demonstrated the character and temperament to work within the Government/contractor team
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • An active Top Secret security clearance required to perform this work.  Candidates are required to have an active Secret clearance upon hire, and the ability to maintain this clearance level during their employment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in engineering or related field preferred. 
  • Technical cognizance of the GPS Security Classification Guide (SCG) and relate such guidance into material development and expert knowledge of operational and test GPS cryptographic key usage in the Army
  • Able to operate the DGNS and EGI and its associated test equipment
  • Knowledgeable of the GPS threat for application into A-PNT development efforts for Anti-Jam (AJ) antenna, software resiliency, and GPS Modernization
  • AJ antenna engineering knowledge with the Small Antenna System (SAS) and Multiplatform Anti-Jam GPS Navigation Antenna (MAGNA) system


Educational Requirements:

A completed Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience. 



PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, and/or phone number (256.319.3800) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.

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