Satellite Mission Engineer At Sandia National Laboratories In Albuquerque N Hot
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Satellite Mission Engineer At Sandia National Laboratories In N job at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque NM
Description, duties, responsibilities
We are seeking an experienced Aeronautical Engineer. Successful applicants will utilize their backgrounds in aerospace engineering or experience in space hardware design to provide technical leadership for projects relating to remote sensing and satellite systems. Experience with satellite design and understanding of space systems engineering will enable a successful candidate to approach satellite systems to assess vulnerabilities and build novel satellite design concepts. Key skills for this position include: a strong understanding of orbital dynamics; satellite architecture modeling and simulation; small satellite design guidance navigation and control (GNC); satellite threat analysis; remote proximity operations; and satellite command and control (C2). On any given day you may be called on to: Collaborate on multi-disciplinary teams to devise satellite missions responsive to national security needs Model satellite orbital mechanics and dynamics (in STK or similar codes) Assess satellite system capabilities including resolutions revisit times and data latencies; devise big-picture architectural concepts to meet customer needs Interface directly with government and commercial customers to evaluate existing designs Qualifications We Require Masters degree in relevant technical field plus 1 year experience OR Bachelors degree plus 5 years experience 3 years experience in technical leadership in addition to the above requirement Electrical design experience Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance Qualifications We Desire Excellent written and verbal communication project coordination and interpersonal skills Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team environment building consensus and resolving issues Experience in the design development test and implementation of space satellite systems Proficiency with space architectures including ground systems and satellite observatories Experience in satellite orbital mechanics and dynamics modeling Familiarity with modeling languages including STK Python Matlab or similar Familiarity with satellite programs and processes Experience as a technical design lead on multi-disciplinary projects Strong organization and planning skills and the ability tackle more than one assignment at a time Desire to learn new skills as required and develop expertise in areas that may be unfamiliar Active or ability to obtain Q and TS/SCI clearances Willingness to travel up to 20%Salary Range: $80K -- $100K Minimum QualificationMechanical Engineering
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