V&V Systems Engineer

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Posting title
V&V Systems Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 12 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Systems Engineer III

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced engineer to join the NISAR Verification and Validation (V&V) team. You will report to the 313C group supervisor and work on tasks relating to the V&V of the NISAR mission.

Job responsibilities may include:
• Given a set of requirements and dictionary items to be verified, write a verification plan and procedure for the hardware and software to be tested in the testbed. 
• Assist in execution of the procedure in the testbed
• Conduct a detailed data review and provide a V&V summary of the test execution
• Plan and execute verification analyses of requirements
• Assist in problem investigation, triaging of issues, and resolution coordination
• Assess lower level V&V for technical integrity, completeness, and adherence to V&V requirements.

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Wide-ranging experience and advanced knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Systems Engineering, Verification and Validation, System Testbeds, System-level Integration and Test (I&T).
• Knowledge of industry and/or academic practices across a range of applications related to principles, theories, concepts, designs, analyses, and techniques in V&V.
• Experience planning or executing V&V activities on project, flight or payload systems.
• Integration and Test experience with subsystems or flight systems during spacecraft assembly, integration, and test.
• Significant knowledge of the function and operation of spacecraft systems, subsystems, and/or instruments.
• Be a self-motivated individual who can work independently and in a team environment.
• Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.

Desired Skills:
• Thorough understanding of systems engineering methods and applications as well as V&V processes and products
• Ability to work independently on major project assignments, with accountability for technical performance, budget and schedule
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Proven ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently
• Experience with development and delivery of system documentation, such as verification documents, test plans, and analyses

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