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Systems Engineering - Spacecraft

Nesco Resource Fort Wayne, IN Full-Time
$90.00 - $110.00 / hour
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Job Description:
• Develop mission architecture requirements from customer specifications, specifically focused on decomposing mission requirements into paylAoad, spacecraft, and ground elements
• Develop spacecraft procurement documents, such as Requests for Information (RFI) / Proposal (RFP)
• Participate in spacecraft source selection decisions
• Interface with spacecraft providers on platform capabilities and trades
• Oversee a supplier's spacecraft level technical baseline, allocations, and margins
• Perform architecture trade studies for spacecraft design, command and control and mission data processing
• Perform verification and validation flow for key system level requirements
• Support space vehicle integration & test (I&T) planning and requirements verification, including leading anomaly investigations

• Minimum BA/BS in Engineering or related field; Master's degree in Engineering or related field a PLUS
• 7 years' experience in spacecraft design, integration, test and/or operations
• Experienced in Systems Engineering and mission assurance fundamentals
• Willingness to travel
• Eligibility to obtain a Secret clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:
• Experience with EO sensor performance, optics and/or modeling & simulation using remote sensing techniques
• Strong problem-solving skills with data driven decision-making that balances technical, risk, cost, and schedule
• Good facilitator and able to lead resolution of issues with focus on mission success
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex design information, technical decisions and issues to both highly technical and non-technical reviewers.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong social skills, and ability to build consensus among peers while building solid relationships with team members, leadership, and customers
• Recognized as an authority in systems thinking techniques with the demonstrated ability to apply them to a wide range of complex problems and train others in their application
• INCOSE Certification



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