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Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

Company: Redwire Space
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Bring Your Passion for Space!


Redwire is accelerating humanity's expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical, and sustainable infrastructure for future generations. -


Join our team of innovators and get a chance to work alongside a team of talented, curious people that are passionate about designing and deploying solutions that are accelerating humanity's expansion into space. Our team could use your curiosity, passion, talent and experience to help us Build Above. -


Redwire Space, Chantilly, VA has an opportunity for a -Senior Principal Systems Engineer -to support the development of high-quality solutions for small satellite programs. As an SME, extensive experience with all phases of the space systems development process including requirements definition, system and spacecraft interfaces, system and spacecraft design, integration, test, verification and validation, and mission operations for Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) and Software is required.



  • Applying an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify a lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.
  • Serving as a focal point for technical issues and functions, and coordination between engineering teams.
  • Evaluates customer and /operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters/algorithms, and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces.
  • Create, Track, Maintain Requirements in Jama Tool.
  • Performs various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture.
  • Lead the resolution of technical issues with other SMEs and product team.
  • Mentor Systems Engineering Team.
  • Support design/development of test tooling (simulation, models, report/analysis tools, EGSE) for SW and HW testing.
  • Write technical policies, procedures, and documentation.
  • Support business development efforts for proposals/bids.

    Ideal Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Systems, Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or related field is required and a minimum of 16-18 years' experience in a broad background in systems engineering; Will consider a Master's degree with 15 years related experience.
    • Experience leading the development of space systems for challenging environments and missions.
    • Experience with MBSE (Model Based System Engineering).
    • Experience with NASA/DoD lifecycle reviews (e.g. SRR, PDR, CDR).
    • Experience with requirement tracking tools such as DOORs, Jama, Cradle.
    • US citizenship is required, with the ability to obtain a security clearance.

      Desired Skills:

      • Familiarity with configuration management practices.
      • Effective communication skills with the ability to interface with the team and organization and prioritize tasks, projects, and personnel from a variety of disciplines.
      • Possesses a broad background in systems engineering.
      • Experience using software tools for performing complex analyses (Excel, MatLab, custom tools). -

        Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration! - We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. -


        Redwire is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


        All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US. - Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.


        To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR

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