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Kratos Technology and Training Solutions Project Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Kratos*Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions andservices. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers workingcollaboratively to solve our customers* toughest challenges. Kratos is valuedfor our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions foraerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across acontinuum of offerings*from commercial to tailored custom solutions andintegrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that ourcustomers value and depend on.At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal andoperational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we lookout for and take care of our customers, each other and our families.Protecting and enabling our customer*s communication systems throughinnovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.We look forward to working with open, honest, caring and passionateindividuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives andskills to help us continue to build a great company.We have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Engineer. The successfulcandidate will work with the design team and be the authority for assignedprojects. The Project Engineer supports the development and maintenance of thetechnical plan from project kick-off through closure of the contract.Responsible for tracking execution of technical scope as defined by the designauthority, with a focus of maintaining cost and schedule goals. Facilitatescoordination of cross-functional engineering teams for internal engineeringactivities.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Supports program management and design team with development of programplanning strategies, technical cost estimates, risk management,logistics management, preparation of data, status updates and preparationof presentations for internal/external customer reviews.Leads a cross functional design team to develop a design and systemarchitecture to meet the customer requirements for high technology hardwareand software for satellite, telecommunications, and space related products.Provides Inputs for estimates to complete, reviews schedules, andcoordinates with integrated product team (IPT) leads and programmanagement office, as applicable.Deciphers technical contractual requirements and allocates them to theappropriate engineering teams.Manages and addresses the technical Supplier Data Requirements List (SDRL)and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) items and other applicablecontract deliverables.Manages planning and work packages: initiate, create, authorize,review, distribute, status work package.Assesses project technical risks and provides mitigation plans.Coordinates the review, presentation and release of design documentation tosupport requirements compliance, including Technical Interchange Meetings,Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews.Coordinates with the Program Manager (PM), design team and functionalmanagement to communicate program impediments or issues / delays incompleting tasks.Manages requirement traceability through verification, using tools such as aRequirements Verification Matrix.Keyword: project engineer, IPT, SDLR, CDLR, Open Space, DoD,Agile, SCRUM, satelliteRequired Experience:Required ExperienceKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:Basic project management and engineering skills including resource estimatesfor engineering effort requirements (hours) and timing (schedule)Working knowledge with MS Office products, including MS Project for scheduledevelopment and reviewDemonstrated leadership and vision in managing tasks and resources formultiple projectsStrong understanding and experience with engineering fundamentals, bestpractices, development and design toolsExperienced in *Open Space* software development and productsExperienced and knowledgeable with DoD, satellite, and telecommunicationtype programsKnowledgeable in best industry practices, standards, tools, and technologiesGood communication