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Space Vehicle Design Engineer

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.Job Summary The Vehicle Design and Innovation Department (VDID) provides space vehicle design and analysis, rapid systems engineering processes, and vehicle systems engineering support throughout the program acquisition lifecycle using systems engineers, modeling capabilities, rapid prototyping tools, and dedicated engineering development facilities. As a member of VDID you will be developing the next generation of innovative spacecraft designs to solve the most challenging problems of our US Space Force, Intelligence Community, NASA, NOAA, and commercial/international customers. This is a full-time position based in Chantilly, VA.This position is available as an Engineering Specialist or Senior Engineering Specialist What You'll Be Doing Providing vehicle systems engineering support in the execution of customer programsLeading and participating in conceptual and preliminary design studies and trades of space systems, to include multi-disciplinary engineering teams Evaluating spacecraft design and architecture concepts and participate in design reviewsWorking with government and program office personnel and members of ETG Developing tools and models that support spacecraft design and analysis activities Additional Responsibilities [Senior Engineering Specialist]Mentoring junior members of the departmentIndependently scoping tasks and building a program execution plansWhat You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements: A good knowledge of spacecraft subsystems and system engineering Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt quickly to change, and demonstrate initiative under pressure Experience in developing, leading, and working on multi-disciplinary engineering teams Demonstrated experience in concurrent engineering tools, processes, and methodologies Infrequent domestic travel [

Keywords: The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly , Space Vehicle Design Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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