Spacecraft Systems Engineer L1 l2 Hot
- Fairfax, Virginia
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Spacecraft Systems Engineer L1 l2 job at Aerospace Corporation in Fairfax VA
Description, duties, responsibilities
In an era of dynamic change in space Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally. The Vehicle Design and Innovation Department (VDID) within the Architecture and Design Subdivision provides vehicle system engineering and programmatic support for its customers. Though the emphasis is placed on upfront system engineering feasibility design and analysis and concept development VDID staff provide end-to-end system engineering support throughout a program life cycle. The selected candidate possesses experience applying and managing vehicle system engineering processes and tools throughout the lifecycle of space vehicle programs. In addition the candidate will possess broad experience in leading and working with multi-disciplinary teams and organizations. Key Functions Develop and review conceptual designs of spacecraft systems Participate in multi-disciplinary geographically diverse study teams Perform independent assessments in support of readiness events Identify and assess risk (technical programmatic cost and schedule) Work closely with National Security Space and civil and commercial Program Offices in support of their spacecraft development activities Identify top-level requirements Develop innovative pre-acquisition concept designs for prospective systems This position is available as a Sr. Member of Technical Staff(L1) or Engineering Specialist (L2) Qualifications for Sr. Member of Technical Staff Required Bachelors degree in engineering science or an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution Minimum of five (5) years of experience post Bachelors degree Experience with the development of spacecraft systems Understanding of translating enterprise and architecture-level requirements into viable system design candidates Ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks and be flexible and adaptable to changes in tasking Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with Government customers Aerospace program offices and contractors and engineering staff across a broad range of disciplines Excellent oral and written communication skills This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance Preferred Advanced degree in engineering science or a related field Knowledge of payload hardware design functionality and size weight and power limitations Knowledge of spacecraft design considerations for such payloads Knowledge of systems engineering conceptual design and analysis and concurrent engineering techniques as well as an application of these principles in support of space program acquisition Demonstrated knowledge in the development of complex models and simulations to analyze vehicle and payload design and performance Proficiency in commercial simulation toolsprogramming languages including one or more of Matlab Python Simulink STK C++ SolidWorks Current or active TSSSBI Qualifications for Engineering Specialist Required BS degree in a relevant engineering discipline science or a related field Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant aerospace engineering experience Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment adapt quickly to change and demonstrate initiative under pressure Demonstrated ability to work on a wide variety of spacecraft systems engineering tasks from concept development to launch Experience in developing leading and working on multi-disciplinary engineering teams Demonstrated experience in concurrent engineering tools processes and methodologies Demonstrated technical spacecraft analysis and design support for feasibility studies architecture analysis and business case assessments Strong interpersonal and communications skills This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance. Preferred Advanced degree in a related STEM field Extensive use of MS Office and other computer applications especially in support of space vehicle design and analysis Rapid prototyping experience Current TSSCI clearance Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative 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. 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