Systems Engineer/Business Analyst

Clear Ridge Defense - Suitland, MD


NOAA Systems Engineer 

Clear Ridge Defense (CRD), a fast-growing high technology firm, is seeking a Systems Engineer with Analyst skills in support of NOAA’s Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO). This task involves broad experience in Satellite Systems Engineering support. Selected candidates shall work with Task Monitors, and other members in OSPO and possibly other NOAA offices for some of the tasks provided below. 


  • Provide expertise in ground station engineering to support full-life cycle system engineering to activities (requirements flow-downs and traceability to systems requirements, verification & validation of ground requirements). 

  • Provide readiness support for the Ground Segment. 

  • Ground Segment test and evaluation. 

  • Support or execution of ground engineering tests. 

  • Provide technical support to the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) IO Mission Operations organization with regard to; 

  • Anomaly support. 

  • Sustainment/maintenance. 

  • Long-term end-of-life/disposal documentation. 

  • Provide services in support of the administration or the sustainment/maintenance activities associated with the Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) Weather System Geostationary (EWS-G) ground station requirements. 

Required Education & Experience:

  • BS with emphasis on Engineering/Systems Engineering (Satellites) or another comparable field. 

  • 12-16 years of relevant experience. 

Physical Qualifications Required: 

  • Typical Office Setting. 

  • Ability to use a computer. 

Mental Qualifications Required: 

  • Detail-oriented multi-tasker. 

  • Skilled communicator 

  • Maintain collected poise under high-intensity environments. 

  • Ability to take direction, take ownership, and execute. 

This role is currently 100% remote, subject to change of customer policies 

Public Trust Clearance is required.

U.S. citizenship is required. 

Additional Information 

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2021 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun! 


Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:
  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering 

  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning 

  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training 



All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles. 

Benefits Snapshot: 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance 

  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave 

  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays 

  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military 

  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend 

  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc. 

  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement 

  • Free financial advising from qualified experts 

  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment 

  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals 

  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses 

  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events 

Posted On: Thursday, December 23, 2021

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