Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
32 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
Will be a member of the Special Programs Systems Engineering Group (313J) in the Flight System Engineering, Integration &Test Section (313). Will report administratively to the Technical Group Supervisor and report programmatically to the Program System Engineer. Will be responsible for the development of program-level products and participation in program-level engineering trades. Tasks will be focused on performing classical systems engineering functions, such as verification and validation, test planning, systems engineering analyses, risk assessments, operations planning, as well as other technical disciplines. Will interact with other teams to develop and apply systems engineering policies, practices, requirements, plans and schedules. Work will be done across a spectrum of disciplines on tasks with government and non-government agencies.

Required Skills:
-Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 6 years of related experience; Master's degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a
minimum of 2 years related experience.
-Wide-ranging experience and advanced knowledge in one or more of the following areas: systems engineering, aerospace engineering, project systems engineering, and electrical engineering. Extensive understanding and wide application of advanced principles, theories, concepts, and techniques used in system engineering. 
-Extensive knowledge of industry and/or academic practices and standards across a range of applications related to system engineering discipline, space mission operations, and non-NASA missions. 
-Significant knowledge and experience in operations, integration and test, and the function of spacecraft subsystems and instruments. Proven ability to lead the activities of, and to synthesize the unique discipline knowledge of, a broad range of technical subject matter experts. 
-Demonstrated experience leading a team of engineers in the development, test, and/or operation of a complex spacecraft, flight system, project system or instrument payload. 
-Demonstrated experience in verification and validation of flight systems or project systems.
-System I&T experience with flight systems during Assembly, Test, and Launch
-Must be a self-motivated individual who can work independently and in a team environment. 
-Requires occasional availability for domestic travel. 
-Requires excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
-Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active Top Secret (TS) clearance based upon Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) within a 5 year scope and must be approved for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) accesses.

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