Space Vehicle and Payload Engineer Job



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Space Vehicle and Payload Engineer (Job Number:432815)


Job Description:

Space Vehicle and Payload Engineer Provides payload and Space vehicle support to Government mission managers in all phases of planning and execution of satellite operations for the Government with emphasis on operations and logistics of two Space Situational Awareness satellites. Responsibilities include Program plan development and maintenance, mission unique requirements identification, monitoring and verification, ECP incorporation to include change definition, technical evaluation, and spacecraft payload operations and vehicle sustainment.

Specifics of Primary Duties:

Provides critical mission integration services to Government Mission Manager for Space vehicle and payload operations, logistics and sustainment.

Develops and reviews technical assessments and presentations for senior leadership reviews. ? Generates mission status reports and presentations for Weekly Staff Meeting, Executive Program Reviews, and mission status briefings for Space Situational Awareness programs.

Reviews and provides technical evaluations to key mission contractual documentation for sustainment contracts.

General understanding of Space vehicle and payload processes and logistics/Space vehicle sustainment practices

Skilled at facilitating objective review of issues and leading team through issue resolution process

Ability to formulate defensible recommendations for customer on complex programmatic/technical issues in a fast-paced dynamic environment

Must communicate effectively with senior management as well as employees at all levels; strong writing skills required

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

Education and Experience:

Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering field mandatory; Master?s Degree in Engineering desired

10+ years system engineering experience mandatory

10+ years Space vehicle and payload experience mandatory; Knowledge of Space Situational Awareness Programs preferable

Clearance Requirement:

Must currently possess a TS/SCI .


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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Feb 14, 2018, 5:36:50 PM
Primary Location: United States-CA-EL SEGUNDO
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time


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