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Filter by Date: Sep 29, 2018

Filter by Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80916

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 38487 

All Locations: Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado) 

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation is seeking a SBIRS Integration and Verificaiton Systems Engineer to join our Systems Engineering Acquisition and Operations Department. This role will provide systems engineering and mission assurance expertise to space programs of national interest with an emphasis on ensuring the successful transition from development to operations.  They will be responsible for analyzing and providing independent assessment of requirements compliance and system performance through participation in a variety of planning, verification and technical management activities, and engineering support for the successful lifecycle management of operational space programs.  Systems Engineeers work both independently and in teams as a technical authority, consultant, primary investigator, and project leader, and provide interface between customers and other government organizations supporting both the customer and supplier, and Aerospace technical and management staff. 

 

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Provide requirements verification, testing and integration support for SBIRS HEO Operations Migration to Enterprise Ground Services (HOME)
  • Provide systems engineering support to Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) block testing
  • Provide independent assessments of HOME agile development progress, requirements compliance and milestone readiness assessments
  • Evaluate and review test procedures, witness tests and document test results accurately and completely
  • Participate in Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), Launch Dependency Reviews (LDRs), Tests (at various levels) and other key activities supporting milestone events as required
  • Provide engineering support to integration & verification planning for future ground systems.
  • Interact with all levels of Corporate, customer and contractor personnel

Qualifications

This position can be filled as a SBIRS Integration and Verification Systems Engineer or a Sr. SBIRS Integration and Verification Systems Engineer.

 

Required Qualifications for SBIRS Integration and Verification Systems Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, or Science from a recognized institution
  • 8 or more years of relevant technical and leadership experience in space system development, operations and/or software-based systems development and testing
  • A current Secret/SCI clearance
  • Demonstrated acquisition, operations or sustainment experience with space force enhancement (communications, situational awareness, indications & warning, navigation) or space intelligence software-based ground systems
  • Experience performing integrated/enterprise system software requirements development, test or verification
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work independently and effectively with the government customers, contractors, other government organizations supporting both the customer and/or supplier, and Aerospace team members
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects between different organizational entities and with multi-discipline teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven initiative
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work location, to include regular presence at Buckley AFB and Schriever AFB, CO
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible schedule including occasional weekends and overtime
  • Ability to travel is required.
  • Primary Aerospace organizational reporting location for this position is Colorado Springs, CO

 

Required Qualifications for Sr. SBIRS Integration and Verification Systems Engineer

  • Master of Science degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, or Science from a recognized institution
  • 12 or more years of relevant technical and leadership experience in space system development, operations and/or software-based systems development and testing
  • A current Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Demonstrated acquisition, operations or sustainment experience with space force enhancement (communications, situational awareness, indications & warning, navigation) or space intelligence software-based ground systems
  • Experience performing integrated/enterprise system software requirements development, test or verification
  • Experience in the development, testing, integration, verification, sustainment, or operations SBIRS, or experience with the Enterprise Ground Services (EGS) program
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work independently and effectively with the government customers, contractors, other government organizations supporting both the customer and/or supplier, and Aerospace team members
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects between different organizational entities and with multi-discipline teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven initiative
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work location, to include regular presence at Buckley AFB and Schriever AFB, CO
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible schedule including occasional weekends and overtime
  • Ability to travel is required.
  • Primary Aerospace organizational reporting location for this position is Colorado Springs, CO

 

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

 

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: ENGRG SPECIALIST 

Clearance Requirement: Secret 

Access: SCI 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  Yes 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 

 

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

 

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, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.


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