Engineer Systems 5

Lead OPIR Payload Flight Software and Algorithms in support. Phase 0 contract activities include the following scope: Support development of NGP OPIR Reference Payload concept. Support OPIR payload requirements analysis, trade analysis, performance analysis, and payload specification. Support Mission System Engineering & Integration (MSE&I) and Vehicle System Engineering in analysis and development of Technical Requirements and Design Description. Support System Requirements Review. Support NGP OPIR Payload make-buy process by leading assessment of providers OPIR payload flight software and algorithm approaches. Support NGP team in associate contractor agreement (ACA) with SMC customer and Next Generation GEO OPIR Prime contractor. Support OPIR Payload System Engineering management, products development and review.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and14+ years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR
  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and12+ years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment
  • Experience with payload flight software and algorithms
  • Active In-Scope DoD Secret Security Clearance


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters' Degree in System Engineering
  • Knowledge system engineering concepts and process
  • Knowledge of payload requirements analysis, trade analysis, performance analysis, and payload specifications.
  • Mission System Engineering & Integration (MSE&I) and Vehicle System Engineering in analysis and development of Technical Requirements and Design Description desired
  • Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • SCIclearance a plus


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