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ID #44738510
State Virginia
City Chantilly
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source Aerospace Corporation
Showed 2022-08-10
Date 2022-08-09
Deadline 2022-10-08
Category Et cetera
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Senior Space Segment Systems Engineer / Space Segment Systems Engineer

Virginia, Chantilly, 20151 Chantilly USA
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The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

The National Systems Group serves as the technical advisor to the Intelligence Community and its mission partners involved in the collection and distribution of national and tactical intelligence, including electronics programs, advanced technologies, ground and communications, imagery programs, and systems engineering and launch.

Join a small, dynamic program office team supporting the delivery of a first-of-its-kind Major Systems Acquisition for the Resiliency Program Office, within the Survivability and Resilience Office, part of the National Systems Group. As the Senior Space Segment Systems Engineer / Space Segment Systems Engineer you will lead the rapid development and execution of an innovative, tailored mission assurance baseline in support of a critically important space acquisition program.

This opportunity is located 100% on-site with the customer in Chantilly, VA

What You'll Be Doing
  • Collaborating with program office, contractor, and ETG counterparts in a high-velocity environment to establish and execute an innovative, tailored mission assurance baseline for a hi-visibility, first of its kind, Major Systems Acquisition program
  • Managing requirements flow-down, design maturation activities starting from the PDR milestone, through CDR, manufacture, integration, test, and launch
  • Leading development / publication of periodic program Mission Assurance Reports detailing Aerospace contributions and highlighting programmatic risks
  • Providing critical insight into requirements process, unit specification development, production, and quality assurance processes to ensure development of an executable technical baseline
  • Provide program representation for Aerospace Enterprise Engineering efforts
  • Briefing Aerospace and Government senior leadership on topics related to mission assurance activities and risk management actions

What You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements for the Space Segment Systems Engineer
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or relevant technical discipline
  • A minimum of 8 years of engineering experience.
  • Familiarity with National Security Space systems design, manufacture, integration and / or test
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to work in a collaborative on-site office environment with the customer
  • Ability to support some routine travel
  • This position requires a current and active TS/SSBI/SCI security clearance and polygraph, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

In addition to the above, the Senior Space Segment Systems Engineer will require:
  • A minimum of12 years of engineering experience.
  • Direct experience with National Security Space systems design, manufacture, integration and / or test with demonstrable results
  • Proven ability to collaborate with engineering resources to develop technical positions, provide risk assessments and formulate associated courses of action
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative on-site office environment with the customer

How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Masters and/or PhD in Engineering, Science, Mathematics , or relevant technical discipline
  • Experience working in an engineering matrix organization
  • Demonstrated familiarity with standards governing spacecraft design, development, manufacturing, integration & test
  • Prior experience and familiarity with DoD, Air Force and/or Intelligence Community resiliency initiatives

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at [email protected] . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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