Architect - Global Positioning, Navigation, Timing (PNT)

Scottsdale, AZ

Posted: 03/22/2023 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00125

Job Description

$150K - $200K
Permanent Position
Flexible Work From Home Days

As a Global Position, Navigation, & Timing Architect, you' ll work on a team applying advanced principles of engineering and management to solve complex PNT challenges in the development of space borne positioning and timing technology. You' ll also have the opportunity to frequently travel to customer sites and participate in industry seminars.

The ideal candidate is a proven leader who can effectively guide design and development processes as they relate to the engineering of products, and has experience with GPS theory, Kalman filters, PNT implementation, and DSP processing. Strong technical understanding of PNT principles

This position may be performed fully on-site or in a flex format where you' re only on site for days where you' re needed in the lab, depending on your preferences. The position is based on our Scottsdale, AZ campus.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor' s degree in engineering or a related technical field and is required plus a minimum of 10 years  of relevant experience


Master' s degree in engineering or a related technical field plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph security clearance is preferred  at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a US. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, US. Citizenship is required. Basically, if you do not have a clearance, just be able to get one once you start working.

Additional Information:
  • Full-time
  • Benefits – Full
  • Relocation Assistance Available – Yes
  • GPS Receivers that go onto Satellites.
  • Chief Engineer, Chief Architect, Engineering Fellow or Product Owner are good titles
  • 10-15 years of exp.
  • Communication Skills
  • Offsite in Scottsdale to 1-2 days a week

GPS and/or PNT Architect level experience. This will be a Subject Matter Expert advising the team.

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Briggs
Director of Business Development, Information Technology Division

A seasoned recruiting and sales professional with more than 7 years of industry experience, Jason Briggs joins the Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) team as the Director of Business Development, Information Technology Division in Scottsdale, Arizona.

With a talent for creative problem solving and coalition building, Jason started his career at Oxford and Associates in 2013, generating $2.3 million in sales by targeting the hardware, software, IT, and science & technology industries.

Subsequently, Jason joined KT Consulting as a Federal Department of Defense (DoD) Senior Recruiter focusing on winning and staffing One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS-SB) Proposals and Contracts for the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.

Relocating to Arizona in 2017, Jason is originally from Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stout with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a focus in Risk Management. 

Jason attended St. John's Northwestern Military Academy in Wisconsin where he was exposed to JROTC leadership education training and military sciences. He has served on alumni executive board for the University of Wisconsin Stout's National social philanthropy fraternity, Phi Sigma Phi.  Jason also continues to provide support for local dog rescue organizations in the Phoenix area by donating time and participating in local adoption events.

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