UIC Alaska

Senior Systems Engineer

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead seeks a to hire a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team at Hill AFB, UT to support the A-10 Weapon System Support, Analysis, Test, and Integration contract. The A-10 WSSATI contract is critical in supporting the A-10C weapon system (and any future Mission Design Series - MDS), and in facilitating the role of the A-10 SPO as a highly successful prime integrator.


  • Perform technical analysis for system/subsystem components and/or software, component validation/verification, risk analyses and assessments of component supportability and design effectives in the context of subsystem or other derived requirements
  • Apply Model-Based System Engineering techniques and approaches
  • Apply focused or specialized knowledge to resolve design issues that have an impact to system or subsystem
  • Develop software candidate design recommendations together with operational users
  • Write the software requirements specification, hardware requirements specification, avionics subsystem specification and individual system subsystem specifications
  • Work with organic software team to ensure individual software candidates are developed according to user-defined requirements
  • Perform analyses for one or more subsystem components to include design, fabrication, test, integration, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
  • Ensure the logical and systematic derivation of component and associated interface requirements into design solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints; identifies and quantifies associated risks
  • Perform functional analysis, detailed trade studies at the component or piece-part level, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate component requirements into hardware and/or software specification
  • Mentor junior engineers and provides guidance to senior staff
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors Degree in relevant engineering or science discipline required
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the required task area
  • Familiar with a variety of engineering specific software to include requirements, modeling, simulation, and architecture software packages
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.


Physical Demands: 

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently have and able to maintain a clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for a Secret clearance at this location.




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