Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Engineer

    Job Locations US-UT-Ogden
    Aerospace Engineering
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Joint Space and Strategic Capabilities Group (JSSC) supports the USAF Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. We provide timely and objective assessments to this Air Force Nuclear enterprise client. JSSC assessments integrate the technical, operational, programmatic, policy and business aspects across the various elements of defense department planning, capability based planning and development, technology assessments, feasibility studies, and system acquisition processes. We provide expertise across the program office including program management, engineering, logistics, and front office executive services. Additionally, we have developed a computer model to optimize the sequencing and timing of activities for transitioning from the Minuteman III ICBM, upgrading existing and building new infrastructure, and deploying the GBSD weapon system all while meeting USSTRATCOM requirements.


    The successful candidate will oversee and manage technical project(s) and utilize their technical expertise to assess weapon system drawings, assess engineering realism within cost and schedule constraints, and serves as a liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. The individual will develop project engineering plans and identify technical resources and constraints. Review status of engineering plans and drawings, manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assess issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and weapon system objectives. Duties include data mining; compiling and assembling data; 3D Finite Element Analysis; statistical analysis; preparation and presentation of analytical results; development and use of computer models tool sets to inform ongoing analysis projects. Provide technical and analytical guidance to project team. Regularly produces and briefs products to clients.



    • BS Engineering degree from an accredited institution.
    • 3 years (2 with MS degree) of experience in engineering analysis.
    • Experience in system design, integration, and analytical efforts.
    • Active Secret DoD Security Clearance.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Technical drawing experience – to include part material selection.
    • Technical drawing review experience - ability to review contractor delivered drawings and identify tolerance stack up issues, potential fitment issues, incorrect part numbers, etc..
    • Integration and analysis of military hardware and software systems.
    • Experience in 3D modeling - ability to create and modify 3D modeling (NX, Solidworks, Autodesk, etc.).
    • Experience in Finite Element Analysis - ability to develop and present finite element analysis (ANSYS, Abaqus, etc.).
    • Engineering experience in electrical circuit design, simulation, and analysis (Spice, Eagle, Simulink, etc.).
    • Engineering experience in embedded system design using C++, Python, JavaScript, Matlab.

    The successful candidate will be a demonstrated self-starter that possesses a passion for applying analytical methods to address complex problems. The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability and willingness to multi-task and be capable of applying innovative analysis to solve client problems. In addition, the ability to prepare and present complex ideas in a clear and coherent form before an audience is desired. Candidates must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products.


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