Leidos has a need for a Space Systems Engineer knowledgeable in foreign spacecraft systems to support the National Air and Space Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. An active TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this job.
The successful candidate will research multiple foreign spacecraft on Team Leader-assigned systems; to include static and dynamic characteristics (e.g., external configuration, layout and location of internal subsystems, antenna and solar panel motion, construction techniques, and materials descriptions). This position will require working as part of a team comprised of military, government, and other contractors to achieve high confidence answers to problems of interest. The qualified candidate must also be able to work independently and have effective writing and verbal communication skills.
The engineer will perform technical research on foreign satellite systems, subsystems, and components and assess their capabilities. The engineer will aid NASIC in developing an understanding of in-depth technical details of individual subsystem, components, and to improve the fidelity of satellite design products and body-of-knowledge. Satellite components to be researched and assessed include attitude determination & control sensors and actuators; payload (sensors); structures; propulsion; electrical power; thermal control; tracking, telemetry, & command; and other miscellaneous components. In cases of unknown components, making a best estimation of what would be used.
* Research and advise on system specs and details of components of multiple foreign spacecraft systems
* Highly knowledgeable of the functioning of satellite systems
* Research components or entire vehicles
* Produce high confidence answers to problems of interest on space systems
*Active TS/SCI security clearance
*BS or Engineering Degree and 4+ years of experience; candidates with space hardware experience preferred
*Ability to work with engineers who are generating 3D CAD models of space systems
* Strong analytical and communication skills and ability to work individually and with teams
* Knowledge of electrical space avionics and antenna systems.
* Mechanical understanding of space systems
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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