Space Systems Engineer - V&V

Do you have experience in space systems engineering?

Do you want to be part of a team exploring our solar system or pioneering space missions that enhance our national security?

If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.

We are seeking an experienced space systems engineer to help us in validation and verification of our civil and national security space missions. This engineer must be organized and team oriented with the ability to plan and prioritize tasks and quickly respond to issues and questions

As a Space Systems V&V Engineer...

  • Your primary responsibility will be to leadthe development and verification of mission system requirements
  • You will engagewith spacecraft subsystem leads and ground system leads to define and documentsubsystem requirements
  • You will workwith system engineering team on trade studies
  • You will developa V&V plan for system level testing
  • You will architectthe necessary test environments to support system V&V

You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you have...
  • BS degree in Systems, Aerospace or Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 10 years of experience in those areas as described
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skill and ability to work as a team leader
  • Electrical hardware and/or software design and test experience
  • If selected, you 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.

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you have
  • Masters in Engineering
  • Experience in spacecraft flight hardware or flight software design, development and/or V&V
  • Experience using IBM Rational DOORS or DOORS Next Generation requirements tool

Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities

APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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