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Sr System Spacecraft Engineer

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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type Top Secret - Current Relocation eligible Yes Ability to Telecommute Temporary telecommuting - during COVID-19 Job ID 171928BR Most Recent Date Posted 04/18/2021 City El Segundo State CA Country United States
Would you like to be part of the new space movement? Do you have the leadership gene? Raytheon Intelligence & Space is the place for you. Situated in El Segundo, California we have unparalleled heritage in space systems, space exploration, national security and civil space. We are actively seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the challenge? We’re looking for you. Systems Engineering Center is seeking a Senior System Engineer to be a Spacecraft Bus and Space Vehicle SME, working with our partners as we grow and develop our products. Our team is developing the next generation of space systems architecture and space mission payloads. We would like to hear from you if you have the initiative and qualification to be a site supervisor with the ability to oversee complex space systems development.

Job Description:
  • Establishes thorough plan of execution to accomplish scope of work
  • Works with the Program Manager, Chief Engineer to establish program organization, schedule (IMS) and milestones
  • Responsible for total ownership of the day-to-day operation of vendor work output
  • Supports tailoring of systems engineering processes commensurate with programs cost/schedule
  • Works with Program Manager and Program Chief Engineer to ensure contract requirements satisfaction
  • Coordinates with Control Account Managers (CAM) to provide detailed task description, budget and schedule requirements
  • Ensures early identification, communication and mitigation of technical, cost and/or schedule risks for all aspects of the Team’s product scope
  • Approves engineering products/deliverables: plans, requirements, designs, reviews, CDRLs
  • Oversees the technical budget (KPP, TPM) at the product level
    • Responsible for delivery of Systems Analyses: dynamics (low & high freq), SV power, SV mass, survivability (radiation), EMI/EMC, reliability
    • Responsible for development of ConOps and interface with Mission Design team
    • Responsible for development of Signatures and Constraints / System Description
    • Responsible for delivery of Recommended Operating Procedures and Processes
  • Supports teammates and sub-contractors trades-studies and analysis and assists in make/buy decisions
  • Execute the integrated I&T product up to and including delivery to the customer and post-delivery support.
    • Responsible for Requirements Verification, Validation and Data Analyses and Trending
    • Responsible for Testing at the subsystem and SV level
    • Responsible for Test Procedures at the subsystem and SV level.
  • Participate in program readiness and design reviews
  • Ensure product integrity, system performance, and system functionality.
  • Review all engineering inputs to gates and independent reviews.
  • Demonstrated skill at anomaly recovery, including formal RCCA (root cause corrective action) leadership
  • Able to maintain and motivate a highly skilled team
Required Skills:
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Systems Engineering, Integration & Test
  • Knowledge of Space Systems (space vehicle) and Space-to-Ground systems interfaces
  • Knowledge of space-based imaging and communication systems
  • Experience in cost/schedule development and management (EVMS)
  • Experience in deploying a rigorous Integrated Product Development Process
  • Experience in risk and opportunity analysis, tracking and mitigation
  • Capable of effectively working in a team environment, often under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in systems engineering processes, including requirements definition, design, test planning, test execution, data analysis, and operations support
  • Demonstrated engineering leadership experience and proven track record.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation), with prior experience in dealing with customers, management, technical staff, and internal / external organizations.
  • Experience leading teams and IPT’s, using tools and metrics in managing activities, and interfacing with senior program and functional management
  • Experience in managing subcontractors
  • Active TS clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with spacecraft subsystems design and development e.g. attitude determination, command, control, and navigation (ADCNS), tracking, telemetry & control (TT&C), propulsion, mechanical systems and structures, electrical harnesses, thermal etc
  • Experience in ground systems architecture; and missile defense systems development
  • Experience in modeling and simulation of space systems and missile defense systems
  • Experience in mission operations development and execution
  • MBSE experience in its applicability to Space Vehicle development
  • Engineering leadership experience with space imaging technology
  • Experience developing hardware and software subsystem specifications
  • Experience in space systems IV&V planning, test methodologies and test requirements development for space systems
  • Experience conducting critical design reviews, test readiness reviews, and test review boards
  • Skilled in proposal preparation, cost and schedule estimation and technical documentation related to contract deliverable items
  • Experience with EO/IR and RF Comm. testing.
  • Ability to effectively lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Solid understanding of test methodologies, system architectures, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in transitioning large development programs into production
  • Proposal support experience including writing Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
  • Experience in supporting major competitive government proposals
  • Experience with creating and maintaining a technical baseline
  • Familiarity with requirements management tool such as Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS)
  • Experience in programming with MATLAB/Simulink
Education Requirements:

Required Education:
  • BS degree in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related STEM discipline

Desired Education:
  • MS degree in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related STEM discipline

    Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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