Senior Systems Engineer

at Cimarron Software Services, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Cimarron is seeking Senior Systems Engineers to support a missile weapon system program (MSW) in Oklahoma City, OK.  Although these positions are supporting a 6-month contract that has the possibility of extension, they are full-time/benefited (i.e. PTO, 401(k), insurance) positions with Cimarron.


  • Apply an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop, and verify a life cycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.
  • Evaluate customer and/operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters, and assure compatibility of all physical, functional, and program interfaces.
  • Perform analysis to optimize the total system of systems and/or system architecture to solve complex missile defense problems.
  • Perform analyses of the following factors in order to ensure mission success: affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance, and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration.
  • Plan, organize, implement, and monitor the requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management, and technology readiness assessment processes.
  • Resolve cross-functional technical issues.
  • Develop and document electronic and electrical system requirements.
  • Develop verification and validation methods, processes, logic, and plans in support of program milestones.
  • Analyze and translate requirements into system architecture, hardware and software designs, and interface specifications.
  • Utilize Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools such as DOORS, Cameo, and mathematical modeling and simulation to develop system definitions and perform trade studies in assigned areas.
  • Evaluate systems under various scenarios and architectures to determine and/or optimize overall system mission performance in a framework, providing insight into performance.
  • Develop and maintain analysis tools of varying fidelity, including modeling and simulation tools, to predict performance against evolving threats of current and future missile defense systems.
  • Perform systems analyses of the existing system architecture in conjunction with new technologies and concepts to provide improvements to future architectures.
  • Develop, refine, and document key algorithm capabilities to support DoD customers.
  • Conduct analysis of multiple targets discrimination for survivability, vulnerability, and susceptibility into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success.
  • Develop MBSE tools, processes, and architectures.
  • Manage configuration, data, and workflow of program-specific MBSE tools and processes.
  • Establish the protocols and processes to integrate engineering tools with MBSE.
  • Tailor and deploy MBE/MBSE techniques to MWS Programs.


  • Due to facility security requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for consideration at this time.
  • Cimarron employees are required to follow federal, state, and local laws regarding COVID-19 practices, as well as customer requirements.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university and 5 years of related experience, or a Masters degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university and 3 years related experience,  or a Ph.D. in Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university and experience.


  • Active Secret clearance.
  • Experience applying systems engineering processes and principles.
  • Experience/domain knowledge of system architecture, requirements, interface definition, verification, and validation. 
  • Experience with complex systems development and integration.
  • Experience modeling or simulating complex systems.
  • Experience with implementation and maintenance of systems engineering tools, schedules, and metrics (i.e. Earned value management, DOORs, CAMEO).
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis, distributions, and sampling.

Cimarron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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Job Posting: 2281853

Posted On: Jan 17, 2022

Updated On: Mar 17, 2022