Millennium Space Systems

Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Mission Engineering - El Segundo, CA - Full Time

As a Spacecraft Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for configuring new spacecraft and ground systems to meet our customer's needs, and then monitoring and guiding the development, implementation and verification of those systems. You will be in charge of the technical elements of complex subsystem and system programs. Our systems engineers create systems -- not just paperwork.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing mission objectives to determine system requirements
  • Creating ground and space system concepts and configurations to meet system requirements
  • Developing design reference missions
  • Flowing down requirements from mission to component (box) level and maintaining the traces
  • Tracking Technical Performance Metrics for systems and subsystems
  • Analyzing orbits and trajectories to fulfill mission objectives
  • Creating and maintaining critical budgets (e.g. mass, power, propulsion, link, etc.)
  • Creating and maintaining spacecraft states and modes tables
  • Creating launch vehicle, payload, and ground interface control documents
  • Performing quantitative trade analyses, make-buy analyses and vendor selections
  • Creating and reviewing materials for design and readiness reviews
  • Technical oversight of overall system development
  • Tracking and resolving discrepancies during development and I&T.
  • Tracking requirements verification and validation

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or other relevant engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct aerospace experience REQUIRED
  • Demonstrated experience with detailed space systems engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with power, mass, and other system budgets
  • Demonstrated experience with requirements analysis and flow-down
  • Demonstrated experience with design verification and validation processes
  • Demonstrated experience with configuration management to the component (box) level
  • Demonstrated experience with satellite level integration and test processes
  • Demonstrated experience with satellite in-orbit operations

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Aerospace or other relevant engineering discipline
  • Ten (10) years professional experience in space systems engineering
  • Direct experience of least one full spacecraft life-cycle from concept to in-orbit operations

Notes:

  • Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance.
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