Hardware Engineer III

Colorado Springs, CO

Abacus Solutions Group: We're built on our shared core values! We are difference-makers, passionate about serving, we work hard with integrity and do the right thing. Difference makers means that we look at every opportunity as a chance to make a difference. Passionate about serving means that we are always looking for ways to serve our customers and coworkers. Working hard and doing the right thing with integrity means that for every decision we make we 1st ask “Is the decision consistent with our moral and ethical principles”.  We hire, review, reward and recognize our teammates based on these characteristics, so it is important that you share these values to be part of the team. 

Position Description:  We’re hiring for a Hardware Engineer III to work in Colorado Springs, CO in support of the US Air Force Space Mission.  As a key member our team, you will provide information technology subject matter expertise, and you’ll have an immediate impact on the warfighting efforts of our nation to maintain U.S. space dominance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work may encompass one or several areas of engineering including network system design, electronic design, mechanical design, reliability engineering or other related fields.
  • Conduct research, design, development, and testing of information processing hardware such as computer systems, network systems, microprocessors, microcontrollers, supercomputers, microcomputers, GPUs, firewalls, routers, video cards, switches, and circuit designs.
  • Analyze computer and network applications and identify alternative methods to improve/optimize established equipment, processes and/or procedures.  Provide detailed theoretical and practical applications of potential solutions which may lead to evolutionary and/or revolutionary computing paradigm shifts.
  • Design new or modify existing products, develop technical specifications for production, analyze hardware configuration and processing solutions, and test hardware conformance to specifications.
  • Responsible for establishing, conducting, and documenting testing processes and procedures; developing or executing project plans, budgets, and schedules; and documentation of work and results.
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications.
  • Solve technical issues associated with operating systems, databases, Virtual Machines, message routing, and other IT related tasks.
  • Support other individual and group tasks as assigned.

DoD Security:

  • Position is only open to US Citizens
  • Must have fully active/adjudicated Top Secret SCI Clearance


  • 5+ years of experience with research, design, integration, test, and/or evaluation of hardware-in-the-loop, computer systems, networking components, and/or other related electrical components.


  • Must have a DoD 8570 Level II Certification such as the CompTIA Security +
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study such as Computer Science; additional years of experience may substitute for the Degree 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.