Systems Sustainment Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Hanscom
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Working at USfalcon is about providing exceptional professional services to the DoD and various Federal Agencies. We have been excelling in diverse platforms for almost 30 years and continue to be an industry leader. If you thrive in an organization that values integrity, commitment, stewardship, and service, we want to meet you.


We have an exciting opportunity to join us in supporting one of our valued customers as a Systems Sustainment Engineer to work out of Hanscom Air Force Base. This role will provide Engineering support to the Foreign Military Sales Division (AFLCMC/HBN), which is within the PEO Digital (AFLCMC/HB).


  • Applies systems sustainment engineering expertise with a focus on the operational hardware and software of fielded C4ISR weapons systems.
  • Maintains awareness on system performance and provides program continuity on up to ten FMS programs.
  • Contributes to the Program Management Office (PMO) support in meeting Host Nation Partners requirements for weapon system sustainment over the life cycle of the program.
  • Develops upgrade strategies (to include deployment schedules), makes tech refresh recommendations, and identifies technical requirements in support of these initiatives.
  • Develops risks and mitigation strategies to address unknowns over a Program’s Periods of Performance. Supports program IPTs and their reporting to the Branch and Division with Life Cycle Management Plan (LCMP) inputs and other reporting inputs, as required.
  • Support the Branch Lead Engineer’s efforts and Initiatives, and reporting requirements, as required.
  • Additional duties as assigned 


Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a relevant field
  • General:

    • Ability to obtain U.S. Passport and travel Visas (e.g. Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Saudi Arabia)

    • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly matrixed environment and prioritize tasks

    • Self-starter with the ability to engage peers and colleagues on a diverse range of issues related to system sustainment and Life Cycle Management

    • Demonstrated ability to develop Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to include drafting System Requirements Documents for future acquisitions or contract actions and contributing to Statements of Work

    • Ability to review, analyze and technically evaluate Contractor proposals, supporting and defending Government negotiating position.

    • Review and provide technical comment on Contract Deliverables, Design Reviews, and Technical Interchanges and Program meetings.

    • Ability to vet incoming Field Reports or System Trouble Reports for parsing out amongst requisite vendors for further analysis and action.

  • System Sustainment Experience / Familiarity:

    • 3D Long-Range Tactical Radars, their performance, their coverage placement, and general radar site layout

    • Tactical C2 systems, architectures, protocols, coalition force structure/operations/tactics and inter-operability requirements relative to ASOCs, JOCs, ADOCs, AOCs and IAMD

    • Demonstrated working knowledge of deploying and implementing Automated Enterprise Logistics System solutions for MRO requirements.

Desired Skills:

  • Tactical communications for Voice, Data, Tactical Data Links (Link-16)
  • Understanding of MODE 4 to MODE 5 transition requirements, AIMS certification requirements for AIMS 1000B.
  • FMS Experience
  • System Engineering Experience
  • Baseline Configuration Management
  • Familiarity with System Safety Processes/Guidance
  • Familiarity with the Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (RMF), Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, Secure Computing Environments
  • RAM and Supply Chain Risk Management

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accrediated institution



  • Ability to obtain a Secret Government security clearance within 6 months of employment

Travel:  25%



Air Force


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