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SATCOM System Analyst (Journeyman - mid-level)

Location: San Diego, California Categories: Software Engineering Req ID: 2022-6036 Potential to Telecommute: Hybrid

Job Description

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Position Overview:

MTSI is searching for a journeyman (mid-level) SATCOM System Analyst to support Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) to Narrowband Satellite Communications (NBSC) beyond projected MUOS End-of Life (EOL). The Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) is a United States Space Force (USSF) narrowband military communications satellite system that supports a worldwide, multi-service population of users in the ultra-high frequency (UHF) band. 

At MTSI, our more than 1,400+ co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  

MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.

Recognized as an "employee comes first" company with over 27 years of consecutive growth we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  Day one all new co-workers start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan

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As a journeyman (mid-level) SATCOM System Analyst with MTSI you will provide Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) to Narrowband Satellite Communications (NBSC) beyond projected MUOS End-of Life (EOL). The Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) is a United States Space Force (USSF) narrowband military communications satellite system that supports a worldwide, multi-service population of users in the ultra-high frequency (UHF) band. In this position, you will provide Advisory and Assistance Service (A&AS) to Space Systems Command (SSC) encompassing the initial planning phase (e.g., AoA) for procurement of additional satellites, ground systems and follow-on capability to the MUOS program. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a high-profile, fast-paced environment.

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • Performs all functional duties independently.
  • Develop and implement a set of techniques or analytics applications to transform raw data into meaningful information using data-oriented programming languages and visualization software.
  • Apply data mining, data modeling, natural language processing, and machine learning to extract and analyze information from large structured and unstructured datasets.
  • Visualize, interpret, and report data findings.
  • Create dynamic data reports.
  • Support analysis of alternatives (AoA) through research to inform Government investment decisions.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written.


  • Minimum three (3) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experience on SATCOM.
  • Ability to prepare, coordinate, and assemble technical data; deliver technical reports, preparation of technical briefing materials and technical reports.
  • Experience with software integration or testing, including analyzing and implementing test plans and scripts.
  • Experience with data science, data mining, statistics, or graph algorithms to support analytics objectives.
  • Experience applying Structured Query Language (SQL), Non-Structured Query Language (NoSQL), Application Program Interface (API) Building, Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) pipelines, Web Application Servers, or Search Index.
  • Experience applying complex mathematical and statistical concepts.
  • Experience applying statistical and operations research methods and tools.
  • Experience employing spreadsheets for data manipulation and visualization.

Desired skills:

  • Seven (7) years of relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience Narrowband SATCOM/MUOS.
  • Advisory and Assistance Service (A&AS) to Government program office.
  • Acumen for Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for future NBSC beyond projected MUOS End of Life (EOL).
  • Understanding of space operational environment and corresponding mission user needs.
  • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs.
  • Experience in Space Systems Command (SSC) acquisition.
  • Fluency with Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) organizations.

Education Requirements:  

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (BA/BS) degree from an accredited college or university.

Location/Travel Requirements:

  • Primary looking for candidates to be in the vicinity of San Diego, CA, but open to discussing other location such as LA and COS with travel when required.

  • You will be required to travel up to 25% of time within the continental United States.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Candidate must have active TOP SECRET clearance with SCI eligibility as a condition of employment.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.







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Opportunities at MTSI

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