Systems Engineer (Spacecraft Communications/Instrumentation)
Sierra Nevada Corporation - Louisville, CO

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Spacecraft Communications (COMM) / Instrumentation (INST) Engineer provides spacecraft RF/COMM/INST system design, analysis, simulation, documentation, testing, supplier oversight, and operational support.

Responsibilities:
Support technical meetings and reviews, including Program milestone reviews.
Generation of Technical Specification (SPEC), Interface Control Document (ICD) and Interface Requirement Document (IRD) documents
Author test plans and procedures for verifying operation of subsystem and components during Integration and Test.
Coordination of engineering schedules and milestones.
Define, develop, and evaluate operational requirements.
Perform requirements analysis and trade studies.
Identify technical problems and recommend solutions.
Perform risk analyses and assessments.
Support anomaly resolutions; development and review of operations procedures and data analysis.
Perform verification/validation methodology's.

Qualifications:
RF space-ground link budget and margin analysis experience.
Familiar with CCSDS specifications for spacecraft and ground data flow.
Experience with ground operations of NASA is a plus.
Experience testing, verification and validation.
Familiarity with ITAR requirements and experience interfacing with foreign vendors is beneficial.
Experience performing integration and test communications and test equipment in a spacecraft integration environment.
Knowledge of COMSEC requirements.
Direct hands-on systems development experience desirable.
Working knowledge of EEE Parts selection considerations.
Working knowledge of digital data bus architectures including MIL-STD-1553B, RS-422, and high-speed data busses (e.g. Ethernet).

SNC job descriptions are meant as summarization’s only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Excellent communication skills required
Ability to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams
Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, face-paced environment Minimum Fundamental Knowledge, Skills and Abilities as stated in SNC’s Responsibility Matrix.

Note: Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance may be required

Requirements

Spacecraft Communications (COMM) / Instrumentation (INST) Engineer provides spacecraft RF/COMM/INST system design, analysis, simulation, documentation, testing, supplier oversight, and operational support.

Responsibilities:
Support technical meetings and reviews, including Program milestone reviews.
Generation of Technical Specification (SPEC), Interface Control Document (ICD) and Interface Requirement Document (IRD) documents
Author test plans and procedures for verifying operation of subsystem and components during Integration and Test.
Coordination of engineering schedules and milestones.
Define, develop, and evaluate operational requirements.
Perform requirements analysis and trade studies.
Identify technical problems and recommend solutions.
Perform risk analyses and assessments.
Support anomaly resolutions; development and review of operations procedures and data analysis.
Perform verification/validation methodology's.

Qualifications:
RF space-ground link budget and margin analysis experience.
Familiar with CCSDS specifications for spacecraft and ground data flow.
Experience with ground operations of NASA is a plus.
Experience testing, verification and validation.
Familiarity with ITAR requirements and experience interfacing with foreign vendors is beneficial.
Experience performing integration and test communications and test equipment in a spacecraft integration environment.
Knowledge of COMSEC requirements.
Direct hands-on systems development experience desirable.
Working knowledge of EEE Parts selection considerations.
Working knowledge of digital data bus architectures including MIL-STD-1553B, RS-422, and high-speed data busses (e.g. Ethernet).

SNC job descriptions are meant as summarization’s only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Excellent communication skills required
Ability to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams
Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, face-paced environment Minimum Fundamental Knowledge, Skills and Abilities as stated in SNC’s Responsibility Matrix.

Note: Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance may be required

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