QTEC Aerospace
  • Boulder, CO, USA
  • 100000-155000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

QTEC Aerospace is seeking a SYSTEMS ENGINEER to join our team of professionals in Boulder, CO. The successful candidate will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government in support of a Missile Defense System (MDS) with a mission of protecting the United States and our allies. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Summary

QTEC Aerospace is looking for highly capable and motivated individuals. The successful candidate will function as an integral member of a multi-contractor team providing program, engineering, and technical support to Missile Defense programs. The selected Systems Engineer will be responsible for System Test Activities, Software Installation, Hardware & Software integration, cross functional troubleshooting, and verification & accreditation.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Perform/Supports software installation and Integration efforts
  • Document, test and debug software
  • Collaborates with software developers in an Agile environment
  • Coordinates with HW/SW team to perform retests and regression tests once defects are corrected
  • Analyze system capabilities to identify software bugs
  • Support Test Events as needed
  • Ability to travel on occasion to company and customer locations
  • Communicates regularly with program management, customers, and engineering management
  • Generates applicable documentation (i.e. Test Cases, Event Plans, etc.)
  • Provides problem resolution and improvement recommendations with strong time management skills
  • Up to 20% travel to customer and Government locations within Colorado

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree and 3 years of experience, or a PhD and 0 years of experience.
  • Security + or DOD Directive 8570 compliant (or ability to obtain one in 6 months)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Technical writing skills for generating analysis and reports
  • Experience with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Personal commitment and flexibility are required to support potentially irregular working hours and travel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and prepare and brief presentations to the customer as needed
  • Self-starter with ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in using a requirements management tool, such as DOORS to update and write system level requirements
  • DoD Top Secret clearance, SCI eligible highly desirable
  • Experience with formal requirement verification
  • Experience with Test Case Development for verification of Requirements
  • Linux experience

Security Clearance

Candidates must currently have and be able to maintain a minimum DoD SECRET level security clearance.

Salary Range

$100,000 - $155,000

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.


QTEC Aerospace offers a variety of benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Employees may choose among the offered benefits to design the best benefits package to suit their individual or family needs.


Boulder, CO

It is the policy of QTEC, Inc. not to discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, disability, veteran status or any protected statuses and to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals within the company.

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