Senior Systems Engineer

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Apogee is seeking a  Systems Engineer located at MacDill AFB, FL in support of Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology and Logistics’ (SOF AT&L) Program Executive Office for Special Reconnaissance (PEO-SR). PEO-SR supports the USSOCOM mission through rapid and focused acquisition of state-of-the-art sensors and associated C2 emplacement, recovery, and specialized communication systems across all domains to enable total situational awareness for the SOF Warfighter.   

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber, intel, training, technical services, financial and administrative expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Our company was founded on the commitment of making a positive difference for our customers and our people. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled us into the ranks of an elite small business company. Apogee is known for an unwavering dedication to our client’s success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to provide the right solution at the right time.

What you will be doing:

  • Provide multidisciplinary engineering to determine the technical needs in the acquisition, development, and sustainment of systems.
  • Apply diverse engineering practices, techniques, and processes to resolve difficult issues consistent with program objectives.
  • Interpret engineering requirements into design characteristics and criteria.
  • Help plan, analyze, and evaluate engineering and technical efforts to define requirements, translate into design criteria, assess alternative design approaches, and develop system specifications.
  • Help determine the means to advance projects and evaluate significant modifications to production methods or materials due to changes in requirements, technological advances, or shortcomings.
  • Develop evaluations and technical justifications of feasibility.
  • Analyze and study performance requirements against a wide range of diverse considerations.
  • Assist in the evaluation of technology, components, and systems by developing evaluation criteria, performing evaluations, and documenting results.
  • Plan, develop, and implement procedures for review of acquisition programs and military engineering programs; direct engineering sufficiency reviews of these programs until turnover.
  • Evaluate state-of-the-art scientific and environmental/engineering technologies and incorporate into the planning, design, operation, maintenance, repair, and upgrade of applicable systems.
  • Direct and coordinate engineering and maintenance programs and inform development of criteria for specialized critical system design.

What you will need to have:

  • Security clearance required:  TS/SCI
  • Master’s degree with 6 years of systems engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. 7 years of experience preferred with Master’s degree.
  • Strategic level knowledge of space policy, organizations, systems, and operations; extensive experience with National Technical Means and strategic-level intelligence coordination.
  • Knowledge/experience with the TENCAP organizational structure and execution of the Military
  • Exploitation of Reconnaissance and Intelligence Technology process.


  • Apogee offers two medical plans, a high deductible health plan with a HRA and a traditional POS plan with co-pays, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, parental, military and jury duty paid leaves. Regular part time employees scheduled for twenty-four or more hours per work week are eligible for benefits on a pro-rated basis.
  • This position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus.

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