Spacecraft Engineer

Westminster, CO 80234

Posted: 09/17/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80360
The Spacecraft Engineering team is responsible for the health and safety, performance optimization, and anomaly resolution of our Client's spacecraft constellation.  The team also supports design, development, integration, and testing of next generation spacecraft. 
  • Support spacecraft launch and early/sustained operations by maintaining spacecraft health and safety, optimizing performance, and troubleshooting anomalies
    • Develop and maintain tools and methods to trend spacecraft health and performance metrics
    • Develop/refine concept of operations to meet evolving mission demands
    • Define spacecraft anomaly resolution processes and procedures
    • Troubleshoot/resolve/document spacecraft anomalies
    • Assist in development and testing of spacecraft commissioning plans/tools.
    • Assist in the development of and participate in Launch and Mission rehearsals
  • Support design, development, integration, and testing of next generation spacecraft
    • Define, review, and verify spacecraft
    • Attend vendor design reviews
    • Participate in clean-room integration and testing activities
  • Support other business segments
    • Provide detailed knowledge of spacecraft operations and spacecraft operational capabilities
      • Assist in ground software requirement definition, review, and verification
    • Other duties as assigned
Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, or Physics
  • At least 1-3 years professional experience
  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance
Preferred Requirements
    • Experience as a spacecraft systems engineer or subsystem engineer
      • Strong and innovative computer language skills.
      • Experience with Unix/Linux, MATLAB/Simulink, Python, and Github all highly desired
      • Excellent written & oral communicator
      • Spacecraft operations experience
      • Superb problem-solving skills
      • Calm disposition in stressful situations
      For more information contact Mark Johnston at 714-901-1435 or [email protected]
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