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Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Company: Space Dynamics Laboratory
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL), a University Affiliated Research Center, has been developing innovative technologies and solutions for cutting-edge DoD and intelligence programs for almost six decades. Our expertise is in space and airborne IR, VIS, UV, and RF sensors, small satellite technologies, test and calibration, cybersecurity, data visualization and assurance, and ground stations.SDL is seeking experienced and organized spacecraft systems engineers for small satellite programs. The spacecraft systems engineers are responsible for the architecture, technical trades, risk tracking, requirements tracking, and the technical progress and execution of the satellite program. They must have the ability to understand the customers vision and work with the team to translate it into a technical solution, work with program management to ensure technical requirements and performance are achieved, support interactions with customers, and provide technical support to related proposal efforts. Required Qualifications: andmiddot; B.S. degree in a related technical field (e.g., aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering with coursework in space engineering) andmiddot; 10+ years of systems engineering experience andmiddot; Familiarity with spacecraft requirements and subsystems design andmiddot; Familiarity with orbital mechanics andmiddot; Excellent communication skills andmiddot; Ability to present clearly and succinctly to customers andmiddot; Must be a US citizen and have or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance andmiddot; Must be able to accommodate intermittent travel Preferred Qualifications: andmiddot; 15+ years of relevant spacecraft systems engineering experience and advanced degree(s) in a related field andmiddot; Ability to lead technical teams in developing complex space systems andmiddot; In-depth familiarity with small satellites (andlt;150kg), systems requirements and subsystems andmiddot; Experience planning mission operations and developing flight procedures andmiddot; Ability to conduct mission architecture and subsystem trade-studies, including make/buy decisions andmiddot; Ability to define and derive requirements from mission objectives down to subsystem and component requirements andmiddot; Experience with orbital analysis tool suites andmiddot; Experience with space hardware development and testing andmiddot; Experience in developing and executing verification and validation procedures andmiddot; Understanding of the space environment andmiddot; Understanding of risks and risk mitigations for spaceflight systems andmiddot; Experience with proposal development SDL Benefits: At SDL, we take pride in and highly value our employees. SDL offers competitive salaries and a fantastic benefits package, including: andmiddot; Flexible work schedules andmiddot; Generous annual, sick, and holiday paid leave andmiddot; A variety of inexpensive-premium, high-quality health, dental, vision, and life insurance options andmiddot; Generous employer retirement contribution (Up to 14.2% of annual gross earnings) andmiddot; Discounted USU tuition of 50% for employees and dependents andmiddot; Access to USU facilities and USU staff privileges

Keywords: Space Dynamics Laboratory, Logan , Spacecraft Systems Engineer, Other , Logan, Utah

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