Cosmic AES Job Openings

RF Systems Engineer II

Colorado Springs, CO, USA

About Cosmic AES

Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions (Cosmic AES) is a small innovative company tackling the most difficult technical challenges in signals, space, and cyberspace. We design and develop high-end signal processing solutions for Department of Defense(DoD) in the Counter-Space, Special Operations, Homeland Security, and other specialized mission areas. Our strong team of scientists, engineers, and operations experts specialize in exploring emerging technologies, system development, and rapid prototyping to solve the most difficult national security concerns.  As a company focused on cutting-edge development, Cosmic AES delivers powerful, adaptable solutions leveraging existing non-proprietary technologies to meet our customers' mission needs and objectives. Our management philosophy of a flat innovative company utilizing Agile Development and the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) for development allows us to quickly adapt to customer needs and the changing DoD mission environment. Cosmic AES invites you to become part of our family of groundbreaking engineers with a passion for conquering the nation’s toughest challenges.

Position Description

Cosmic AES is looking for RF Systems Engineers to support the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Space Superiority Systems Directorate (SY). SMC/SY equips the joint warfighter with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. The directorate executes cradle to grave responsibility for weapon system development, fielding, and sustainment.  The candidate will support the Space Test and Training Range (STTR) program.  The STTR ensures safe and secure operations and provides its customers with realistic space environment to support test, training, and exercise activities. As such, this position will required a working knowledge of Radio Frequency (RF) SATCOM systems to include commercial and military SATCOM.  The position will involve supporting the development of enterprise architecture requirements for the Space Control mission area.

 Job Duties 

  • Apply RF/systems engineering technical and technical management processes within the System Program Office (SPO) environment.

  • Organize, analyze, conduct, and/or monitor/oversee development contractor RF engineering activities relating to the design, development, fabrication, installation, modification, sustainment, and/or analysis of SPO systems and/or components.

  • Review and provide RF System Engineering input to design documentation (TRDs, Specifications, interface control documents, drawings), and requirement documents (ICDs, CDDs, CPDs), ECPs, PWSs.

  • Review and provide RF System Engineering input to enabling concepts, concept of operations, and ensuring supportability requirements are addressed and part of upfront planning for systems.

Required Qualifications :

  • US citizen with current TS and eligible to obtain SCI

  • Understanding of RF SATCOM as it applies to the Space Control Concept of Operations (CONOPs)

  • Understanding of digital signal processing hardware/ software

  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.

  • Experience creating and leading Integrated Product Teams

  • Experience analyzing the technical content of development contractor proposals and Statements of Work

  • Experience in developing requirements and specifications

  • Familiar with space acquisition concepts, phases, and procedures

  • Past participation in technical studies and performance reviews

  • A team player that is a self-starter and capable of working in a fast-pasted environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering

  • DAU SPRDE Level 2

  • Familiarity with HQ AFSPACECOM and 21st Space Wing Operations

  • Familiarity with USAF Space Test and Training Range Operations

Cosmic AES offers competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefit package which includes: 401k plan, profit sharing, flexible work schedules, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, long and short-term disability, company paid life insurance, referral bonuses, and tuition assistance. For further information on Cosmic AES, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), please visit us at:

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