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Satellite Systems DESIGN Engineer

PDS Tech Inc is seeking a Satellite Systems Design Engineer for our client in El Segundo, CA

Job Description
As an Experienced Concept of Operations Engineer (Level 4), you will design and develop state-of-the-art satellite systems for commercial, civil and/or national security programs. You will be part of a highly motivated team that works with domestic or international customers on their latest satellite systems. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop system and subsystem level operational concepts
  • Ensure that the end-to-end functional threads, requirements, interfaces, and operability meet the mission objectives
  • Perform trade studies to meet program requirements
  • Lead projects and drive issues to closure
  • Support requirements development, allocation, verification, and operational procedure development and documentation
  • Rapidly resolve hardware and software issues

Project assignments typically span the complete program life cycle, from internal trades, concept studies and system definition, to satellite development, launch, and on-orbit operations and test. Candidates will belong to a systems engineering team interacting with customers, suppliers, program management, subsystem engineers, and senior technologists. 
Our client is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
This position requires an active Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).
Typical Education & Experience:
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • Space-based systems design and test background 
  • Digital signal processing and command & control theory and practical experience
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to lead teams with diverse backgrounds
  • A team player
  • Experience developing solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Experience working with customers, program office, suppliers, and technical personnel
  • 3+ years experience in systems engineering (requirements definition, allocation, verification, architecture design and trade design)
  • Proficiency with MATLAB

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Experience with Unified Modelling Language (UML) software
  • Experience with mission operations

Job Number: 1810093973
Job Location: El Segundo, CA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 10/11/2018
Last Updated: 11/13/2018
Attention: Chad Dunavant
Address: 370 N WESTLAKE BLVD STE 120
City, State: WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
Phone: 805/418-9862
800 Phone: 866/458-4322
Fax Phone: 805/418-9866

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