Optical Payload Subsystem Engineer
- Military veterans preferred
2021-06-23 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Chantilly Virginia 20151 United States
SAIC is looking for an Optical Payload Subsystem Engineer to support a dynamic program in Chantilly, VA. The position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.
As Optical Payload Subsystem Engineer, provide payload engineering and technical assistance within a Government Program Office. Apply engineering knowledge to support the design, manufacturing, and testing of advanced optical payload components, assemblies, and subsystems.
Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work in an interactive team environment with Government customer leads, payload developers, and other subject matter experts.
Apply engineering knowledge to support the design, development, manufacturing, and testing of advanced optical payload components, assemblies, and subsystems.
Assist in requirements development, and support requirements flow-down and traceability. Assist with ensuring compliance to interfaces and standards.
Evaluate system, subsystem and unit level design, as necessary, to determine if the design is adequate to meet program requirements.
Assess subsystem technical performance. Identify risks to program plans and schedules, and support development of corrective action plans.
Participate in Failure Review Boards (FRBs) to troubleshoot and resolve anomalies and test failures.
Confirm requirements verification by evaluating unit, subsystem, and vehicle performance and environmental test data, analysis, and inspection results.
Assist in preparation of RFP documentation (SOWs, CDRLs, specifications, etc.) and conduct ECP technical evaluations.
Travel within the U.S. approximately one to two times per month for approximately 3-4 days per trip.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.
BS in Optical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar technical discipline
Experience with spacecraft programs and satellite payload development and integration
Experience with early life-cycle engineering activities/milestones, payload & spacecraft integration and test, and Launch and Initialization (L&I) activities
Able to work effectively with a variety of engineers in different disciplines and organizations
Knowledge of Semiconductor fabrication and focal plane design and fabrication
Understanding of semi-conductor testing
Knowledge of CMOS and CCD sensors designs, arrays and operation
Knowledge of electro-optic detectors and sensor performance specifications
Experience in environmental testing of space hardware