Senior Project Engineer – Systems
Aerojet - Gainesville, VA

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Under general supervision and following established policies, performs systems engineering assignments requiring a wide application of advanced principles, theories and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines. Assists chief engineer with team coordination and planning, interfacing with program management and customers.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each):
  • 25% - Develops rocket propulsion systems hardware and software requirements. Responsible for derivation and allocation of requirements and requirements change management. Defines and coordinates requirements verification plans and manages compliance assessment and certification.
  • 25% - Coordinates project risk assessments and continuous risk management and prepares and reports results on compliance plans.
  • 25% - Performs functional analysis and conducts system trade studies. Coordinates selection of optimized concept baselines through cost/benefit trades.
  • 15% - Defines rocket propulsion system architecture and objectives.
  • 10% - Communicates results in oral presentations and written communication.
Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or appropriate discipline/science, and a minimum of five years' directly related industry technical experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Must have prior experience performing risk management function and experience with DOORS or equivalent requirements management software. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).

This position may require relocation in the future.

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