Radiant Solutions

  • Lead Software Systems Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 5:25 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities


    Radiant Solutions is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to participate in the requirements analysis, design and documentation for systems and subsystems of software applications. This individual may be supporting multiple programs working on the development of high-fidelity, physics based feasibility and scheduling software for space systems. Some travel may be required.


    Note: US citizenship and an active TS/SCI clearance are mandatory for this position and required for consideration.



    • Create appropriate process artifacts including: requirements documentation, test plans and program schedules.
    • Fuse multiple sources of technical information into consolidated work packages for development teams
    • Lead the production of engineering estimates
    • Develop and manage risk mitigation plans.
    • Interface with the customer for requirements definition and software interface design.
    • Function as a product owner, coordinating programmatic and development activities for projects
    • Develop and execute formal verification and validation activities
    • Develop initial concepts and high-level architectures for new programs
    • Work with development team to generate agile epics, stories and tasks
    • Support development teams with sprint planning and execution activities
    • Perform other duties as assigned




     Minimum Requirements:

    • BS in Engineering or related discipline
    • Active TS/SCI clearance
    • Years of experience ranging between 5 and 15+ years
    • Experience across the entire lifecycle of a program
    • Requirements definition, requirements decomposition, and functional testing experience supporting software development efforts
    • Capability to creatively solve complex requirements needs
    • Possesses effective oral and written communication skills to include active listening and ability to communicate with staff and clients
    • Ability to independently devise solutions around a rough set of objectives
    • Ability to engage and lead individuals from diverse disciplines

    Desired Skills:

    • Master’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline
    • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
    • Experience with IMS (integrated master schedules)
    • Scrum Master experience
    • ISR mission planning software domain experience
    • Experience with the Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)







    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


    We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. We are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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