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Aerospace Engineer

Company: Perspecta
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities
Peraton is looking for a -Aerospace Engineer -in Chantilly, VA to support Intelligence Community and DoD customers as part of a talented, high-performing team. -As part of this team you will work with emerging service and distributed computing technologies for satellite situational awareness (SSA) data processing and distribution.
The Skyfire Program, a Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Indications and Warning (I&W) system, establishes a repository of resident space objects (RSOs), finds RSOs of interest, and provides data to ground operators. Located in Chantilly, VA, the Skyfire team uses: programmatics, sensor modeling, and system engineering expertise to deliver this world-class SDA I&W system.
Duties
Researches, designs, develops, and tests structures, propulsion units, and guidance and control subsystems for aircraft, missiles, or spacecraft. Analyzes aerospace product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs, which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
Analyzes project requests and proposals and engineering data to determine feasibility, productibility, cost, and production time of aerospace or aeronautical products.
Directs and coordinates activities of engineering or technical staff designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing of aircraft or aerospace products.
Develops design criteria for aeronautical or aerospace products or systems, including testing methods, production costs, quality standards, and completion dates.
Plans and conducts experimental, environmental, operational and stress tests on models and prototypes of aircraft and aerospace systems and equipment.
Evaluates product data and design from inspections and reports for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, and quality standards.
Formulates mathematical models or other methods of computer analysis to develop, evaluate, or modify design according to customer engineering requirements.
Reviews performance reports and documentation from customers and field engineers, and inspect malfunctioning or damaged products to determine problem.
Evaluates and approves selection of vendors.
Plans and coordinates activities concerned with investigating and resolving customers' reports of technical problems with aircraft or aerospace vehicles.
Evaluates new technologies for application in improving design of aerospace systems.
Plans, coordinates, directs, and evaluates testing of aerospace systems.
Performs risk assessment of aerospace systems and generates risk mitigation plans and strategies.
Required Qualifications:
Minimum requirements BS+5-7 Years Experience, MS+ 3-5, PhD+0-2. Additional relevant years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Desired Bachelor's degree or higher in Aerospace Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Orbital Mechanicas or related STEM degree program, or equivalent Mid-Level Systems Engineer work experience.
This position requires the candidate possess a Top Secret clearance with SCI and ability to obtain CI Polygraph. The candidate must maintain the clearance.
Experience with aerospace software tools to include operation, testing, and validation.
Ability to think creatively and operate in a collaborative, fast-paced, process-oriented, deadline-driven and sometimes ambiguous environment with little supervision.
Effective, concise, and accurate written and oral communications skills.
Desired Qualifications:
Experience supporting test planning, test procedure development and test execution.
Experience with satellite ground systems
Familiarity with the operations of current intelligence community systems, their operations, and their operational concept of operations.
Familiarity with Space Domain Awareness mission area.

Keywords: Perspecta, Chantilly , Aerospace Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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