Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Systems Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
US Citizenship and an active TS/SCI & Polygraph Eligible is required to be considered for this position
Estimated duration of 18 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
**Contract Extension or Conversion Possible**
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.

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:
•The candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America
•Candidate must have a minimum of a Top Secret/SCI clearance
•A United States Government administered polygraph examination will be given to the selected candidate; he/she must pass it to maintain employment in this position
•Must be a US 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.
•Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
•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 Operations.
•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.

Desired Skills:
•Thorough understanding of systems engineering methods and applications.
•Ability to work on major project assignments without appreciable direction, with accountability for technical performance, budget and schedule.
•Excellent problem solving skills.
•Proven ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
•Proven ability to interact effectively across multiple disciplines with government and non-government agencies.
•Experience leading tasks and coordinating working groups on large-scale projects in system development, test, and/or operations.

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