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Post subject: Radar Space Segment SEIT Systems Engineer position available Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 6:52 pm


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Radar Space Segment SEIT Systems Engineer

El Segundo, CA


Job Description:
The Radar Space Segment SEIT systems engineer will be responsible for supporting architecture trades and developing/defining technical requirements. In addition, this individual will work with payload and platform systems engineering to flowdown, decompose and allocate requirements leading to System Requirements Review in 2007 and System Design Review in 2008. System engineering accountabilities include definition, allocation, validation, and verification of satellite requirements, definition and control of payload interface requirements, assessing and managing technical risk, identification and resolution of technical issues and anomalies including systemic process and quality issues, and incorporation of lean methodologies. Additional responsibilities include specification and test procedure review, test data buy-off, system sell-off, mission assurance reviews, and interfacing with a variety of Satellite Development Center organizations. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and have a self starter mentality. Candidate should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to interface with a variety of internal and external organizations. Experience in systems engineering, spacecraft design, assembly, integration and mechanical/electrical systems is desired. Project management skills in leading teams and making strategic technical decisions would be helpful.

1.) Technical Skills and Knowledge: Candidate must be an experienced satellite systems engineer with experience with platform requirements derivation/decomposition, specification development and requirements verification and traceability. Experience/expertise in requirements compliance and AI&T, radar systems, and/or bus subsystems is desired. Experience in systems engineering, assembly, integration, and test/verification desirable. Spacecraft design knowledge in one or more subsystems as well as experience in spacecraft validation and performance verification matrix development is also desirable. 2.) People Working Together: Should possess good communication and presentation skills with the ability to present technical status and metrics to program management and to interface with a variety of internal and external organizations and customers. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Effectively participates in accomplishing team goals; encourages learning from one another; creates group cohesion; gives and seeks specific, constructive feedback; works effectively with other work groups; values the contribution of people from diverse backgrounds; involves others in decisions that affect them. 3.) Problem Solving/Judgment: Candidate should have the ability to develop and execute system baseline and work-around plans as well as assist in test anomaly resolution. Gathers, examines, and interprets information from different sources to generate effective solutions to problems and make sound business decisions; generates alternate approaches to solving problems when needed; demonstrates awareness of the likely consequences or implications of judgments. Generates and implements new and useful ideas; ideas reflect 'thinking outside the box'; explores alternatives; takes risks and tries new approaches. 4.) Requirements Management: Resolve conflicts between customer expectations, balance cost, implications, and risks for a requirement, define a valid requirement and relate it to the architecture, and manage and trace requirements, flow-down, and linkage (e.g., requirement relationships, derived requirements, product data management). Generate requirements from multiple information sources such as policy/strategy, mission, regulations, build and support direction, threat environment, etc.. 5.) Leadership: Leads tasks and people effectively; guides and coaches others to improve skills and achieve challenging goals; inspires and motivates others; solicits and considers others' opinions. Takes independent action; seeks out additional assignments or tasks; makes recommendations to improve systems or procedures; demonstrates a strong work ethic and sense of urgency for completing work assignments; meets commitments; seeks out and accomplishes professional development opportunities. 6.) Project Management: The ability to achieve desired outcomes on projects, on-time and within budget. Ability to define the project, design and plan the project, and manage the project team. Ability to control and deliver project deliverables, project accounting and appraisal, and optimize the contribution of the people involved. Typically persons in this position would possess 18 years of applicable experience.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or related technical discipline required; Master’s degree or higher preferred.

Security Clearance Requirements:
Current SSBI/Special Programs Access - US Citizenship Required

Relocation: Yes

To view the complete job description and to apply online, please visit:, click “job Search” and enter Req# “07-1001512” in the “Job Req#” field.

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Posted  11/12/2012

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