Satellite Systems Design and Control Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Satellite Systems Design and Control Engineer


Performs duties in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Air Force Institute of Technology.

  • Instructs doctoral and master of science students in basic disciplines of the department’s Space Systems degree program and graduate courses in Satellite Systems Design and Control, communicating both theory and applications representing the current state of knowledge in Satellite Systems Design and Control to include Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) concepts.
  • Develops research topics and advises students in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and in other departments of AFIT as the need arises.
  • Carries out research in Satellite Systems Design and Control and presents the research results to the scientific community by way of oral presentation and through publication in scholarly professional journals.
  • Serves liaison function between AFIT and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in coordination of sponsored in-residence students and research topics to include socialization, prioritization and alignment of topics with students and the communication of research outcomes to the NRO sponsor.
  • Contributes to curriculum, including the development of courses in Satellite Systems Design and Control, and to the planning of student programs.

FACTORS Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • An earned Doctorate degree in Aerospace Engineering or earned Doctorate degree with demonstrated graduate teaching and published research in the area of systems engineering and Satellite Systems Design and Control.
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge of aerospace engineering with emphasis of Satellite Systems Design and Control areas and MBSE applications and at least five years of research experience in the areas of Satellite Systems Design and Control beyond the Masters of Science Degree.
  • Possess the ability to communicate clearly and expertly (in English) in both verbal and written forms concerning academic, administrative, and technical subject matters.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with NRO’s organization structure, research initiatives and processes, and points-of-contact.
  • Possess an active TS-SCI security clearance.

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