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Senior Spacecraft Engineer

Company: ManTech International Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

All ManTech employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Secure our Nation, Ignite your FutureCurrently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Spacecraft Engineer to join our team in Chantilly, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.Provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to an Intelligence Community (IC) research and development (R&D) customer.-- The customer is developing the next-generation of spacecraft architectures, hardware and software solutions for the IC.-- This position will drive the future of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the next generation of satellite technologies.Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Perform systems engineering and integration oversight for space borne systems.-- Help the Government make cost effective, risk based decisions on integration and test efficiencies to small satellite development.
  • Support to acquisition, source selection and programmatic processes, to include requirements decomposition, requirements verification and validation and evaluate technical alternatives including cost and risk for space systems
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Explore and develop new mission operational concepts (CONOPs), mission threads and architectures to solve some the hardest intelligence and defense problems through cross-organization outreach
  • Mature satellite system technologies for transition into operations
  • Lead the systems through COMSEC approve, broadcast approval and accreditation
  • Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, brief government and industry as requiredRequired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor degree in engineering, science or related discipline
    • 15 to 20 years experience with satellite development, integration and test, launch, and/or operations
    • Knowledge and experience in systems engineering, systems integration processes, and project management
    • Experience with acquisition life cycle and requirements processes
    • Experience with schedule, technical, and risk aspects of space systems and/or satellite ground systems
    • Working knowledge of MS Office applications
    • Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work
    • Effective customer engagement, interpersonal communications, writing, and briefing skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and team environment
    • Travel Requirements:-- Up to 10% of TimeDesired Qualifications:
      • Advanced degree in engineering, science or related discipline
      • Experience in one or more of the following:
        • Current or future NRO systems
        • Small Satellite systems development, integration, testing and operations
        • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) or the Intelligence Community (IC) R&D organizationsClearance Requirements:Current Active TS/SCI with polygraphPhysical Requirements:--- Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time--- Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel--- Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer#LI-CW1For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license.-- The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access http://www.mantech.com/careers/Pages/careers.aspx as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click careers@mantech.com and provide your name and contact information.

Keywords: ManTech International Corporation, Chantilly , Senior Spacecraft Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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