Space Systems Engineer

Introduction:

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Space Systems Engineer to support new concept developments and ongoing space flight projects for both civil and national security space.

Job Summary: Lead engineering teams in the development and execution of space mission concepts. Project tasks range from formulation of system concepts to development of a flight mission including hardware, software, integration and test, and operations.

Duties:

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in engineering, physics, or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience.
  • Space mission related experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability working with engineering teams and/or sponsors.
  • Demonstrated communications skills delivering presentations and in written documentation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • M.S. (or higher) in engineering, physics, or equivalent.
  • Formal systems engineering training and/or experience.
  • Technical experience and familiarity with instrument payloads.
  • Broad technical experience base and strong analytical skills.
  • Experience and familiarity working with civil and/or national security space sponsors.

Special Working Conditions: Some travel may be required.

Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.


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