Senior Systems Engineer (EM09-114)

Colorado Springs, CO

E&M Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. E&M provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

E&M Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO in support of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). NORAD is a United States and Canada bi-national organization charged with the missions of aerospace warning, aerospace control and maritime warning for North America. Aerospace warning includes the detection, validation, and warning of attack against North America whether by aircraft, missiles, or space vehicles, through mutual support arrangements with other command.

Job Responsibilities

  • Independently evaluate, select, adapt, and modify standard techniques and criteria to plan and conduct engineering assignments.
  • Independently plan, schedule, and conduct or coordinate detailed phases of engineering work through selecting and adapting or modifying techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Analyze complex features of the work and apply principles and practices of the discipline or devise new approaches in problem solutions.
  • Thoroughly review all results from assigned tasks and determine if outputs are complete, correct, integrated with the project objectives, and adequately documented.
  • Apply concepts for developing and establishing systems engineering databases, templates, requirements, and test and modeling tools.
  • Accomplish tasks of moderate scope and solve problems requiring investigation of a select number of variables.
  • Interpret requirements and perform analyses to ensure that objectives are met.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 10 years of engineering experience, OR a Master’s Degree and a minimum of 8 years of engineering experience, OR a Doctor’s Degree and a minimum of 6 years of engineering experience.
  • Experienced with independently evaluating, selecting, adapting, and modifying standard techniques and criteria in order to plan and conduct engineering assignments.
  • Experienced with plans, schedules, conduct, and coordination of detailed phases of engineering work through the selection and adaptation or modification of techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have and be capable of maintaining a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance at the required level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced with MBSE and associated tools.
  • Experience with Agile principles and related tools, databases, and processes.
  • Experience participating in and effectively contributing to a highly-collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and to work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a scaled Agile environment framework such as SAFe.
  • Experience working with or familiarization with JIRA and Confluence.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
To Apply for this Position:

You must have the Minimum Qualifications in your resume to be selected as a candidate.

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. In addition, E&M Technologies, Inc. provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. More benefit details here.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Features

Job Category

Engineering, Information Technology

Req. ID



United States Citizen

Clearance Type

Top Secret/SCI

Travel Required


Remote Work


Salary Range

$110K-120K USD

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