Space Systems Engineer - McLean - job 636184

The MITRE Corporation

Date: 02/23/2021

City: McLean, Virginia

Employment type: Full-time

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MITRE's Technical Analysis Department is looking for engineers, scientists and analysts with an interest in advancing and applying innovative science and engineering techniques to help solve some of our nation's most critical challenges in delivering services to citizens throughout defense and intelligence, homeland security and cybersecurity domains. We are looking for highly-motivated, adaptive, and self-directed candidates with a solid science and engineering foundation in or a motivation to build technical skills supporting the development and deployment of nationally important solutions.

As an engineer in Technical Analysis department, you will leverage and grow your scientific and analytic expertise to provide support across a variety of system engineering development lifecycles, through the design, implementation, and integration of enterprise systems and system-of-systems for MITRE's sponsors.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Advising mid-level and senior government officials on systems engineering principles and application to their environment.

  • Providing systems engineering and architectural products in support of Space Domain Awareness and Space and Counter-Space Operations

  • Maintain a Knowledge Library of Space Technologies and Assets (Foreign and Domestic)

  • Fully responsible for deliverables-including definition, completion, and technical quality.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants selected for this position must have a current government TS security clearance. They must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Bachelors Degree in technical field (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, Physics)

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years experience applying systems engineering in DoD or Intelligence Community environments (R&D, Acquisition, Development, Deployment)

  • Experience with Enterprise Architecture Tools and Frameworks (UAF) and their application.

  • Skills in performance management, requirements analysis, integration and test, technology transition to operations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active knowledge of DoD and IC space and counter space operations and assets.

  • Experience with space and ground sensors, their uses and limitations.

  • Experience with DoD and IC acquisition, development and integration working with all levels of government and ability to write and present appropriately.

  • Understanding of space defense.

  • Experience with cost evaluation and DoD budgeting and fiscal operations Master Degree in technical field (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, Physics) and 10 years experience.

  • Current government SCI security clearance with polygraph.

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):

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