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Spacecraft Electronics and Communications Lead

Company: CLEARED CONNECTIONS
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Security Clearance Jobs for Defense and Intelligence Careers Spacecraft Electronics and Communications Lead In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally. Summary The Space Vehicle Department supports the design and acquisition of a complex national security electro-optical spacecraft. We are looking for a space vehicle hardware development project leader to coordinate electrical and electronics engineering support for the manufacture, integration, test, and anomaly resolution for this high priority space system. Key Functions Lead and coordinate Aerospace activities across a broad spectrum of technical areas as required to support the design, manufacture, integration, and test of space vehicle electronics and communications systems Lead teams to conduct failure reviews, support environmental testing, support requirements sell-off, and perform anomaly resolution support for space vehicle electronics and communications systems Effectively select and guide appropriate engineering matrix resources to address these tasks and provide independent verification and validation efforts by leveraging personal knowledge and the expertise of supporting subject matter experts Provide integrated advice based on these efforts to the spacecraft bus and payload customer leads and your Aerospace peers Generate periodic written reports and presentations to customer and Aerospace management Support close and frequent interaction with government customer, SETA, and contractor personnel This position is based in Chantilly, VA. Travel to other Aerospace and contractor facilities through CONUS will be required at least one week per month. Required For the Space Vehicle Hardware Development Leader position, the following is required: Bachelor s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience A background in one or more of the following: electronics or communications subsystem design, build, assembly, integration and test and/or hardware anomaly resolution. Effective systems engineering and analysis skills to identify problems, develop solutions and assess risk Ability to lead and coordinate the activities of task teams comprised of members with diverse technical backgrounds Must show initiative and leadership and require minimal management oversight. Ability to work closely and cooperatively with contractor personnel. Excellent oral and written communication skills. This position requires the ability to have and maintain a current and active TS/SSBI/SCI security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance. In addition to the above the following is required for the Senior Space Vehicle Hardware Development Leader: A minimum of 12 years of relevant experience A background in two or more of the following: electronics or communications subsystem design, build, assembly, integration and test and/or hardware anomaly resolution. Strong systems engineering and analysis skills to identify problems, develop solutions and assess risk Knowledge of the development and independent verification and validation of complex space systems hardware Experience leading teams in the development and independent verification and validation of complex space systems hardware Preferred Advanced degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field Prior experience providing direct engineering support to the development of space hardware Prior experience supporting the design phase of a program leading up to PDR and CDR Experience supporting to the manufacturing and test of spacecraft hardware (especially electronics and communications equipment). Any experience supporting space vehicle assembly, test, and launch operations or spacecraft anomaly resolution. Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable) We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation. Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at ieo.mailbox@aero.org . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement . How to apply Employer provided a link where your application will be accepted. Click on the link below and follow instructions.

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