DEFTEC Corporation
  • Redstone Arsenal, AL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, 401(k) Plan and more!


SUAS Systems Engineer III

Redstone Arsenal, AL



What We Can Offer YOU!

Exceptional Company Benefits:

Health, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays, 401(k) Plan, and more!



  • This role entails an interdisciplinary field of engineering and engineering management controlling techniques and processes involved with design, integration, and sustainment of complex systems over their life cycles.
  • Focus is on work-processes and optimization methods.
  • Purview includes all life cycle efforts with an objective to incorporate process improvements throughout, increasing efficiency and maximizing effectiveness, by analyzing for root cause to known issues, prioritizing to the most probable or highest impact failures that can occur, and incorporating corrective actions or mitigations, as feasible.
  • Ensures that all likely aspects of a project or system are considered, and integrated into a whole. 
  • Requirements management including definition, derivation, and verification.
  • May require extensive use and protect-tailored adaptations with a myriad of tools available for requirements management, scheduling, modeling & simulation, and risk management. 
  • Coordination amongst different teams and other disciplines are routine and required for successful system design, development, implementation, sustainment, and ultimate decommission.



Education & Experience

  • BS degree from an accredited engineering school and 6 years minimum related systems engineering experience, or;
  • MS degree from an accredited engineering school and 4 years minimum related systems engineering experience, or;
  • Ph.D. for an accredited school of Engineering and 2 years of related systems engineering experience
  • Other Requirements
  • Active Top Secret Clearance

This position is contingent upon contract award.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Pam Clark: (256) 715-9901 ext. 708. 



DEFTEC's goal is to always support mission readiness by providing up-the-stream solutions to the Warfighters to better enable them to respond to evolving threats. Everything we do is designed to PROTECT THE WARFIGHTER. Our company was founded on, and is continuously inspired by, the critical missions that save Warfighters' lives.


DEFTEC Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, status as a parent, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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