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Mission Systems Engineer

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome

Job Summary
As a Mission Systems Engineer, you will be working on a variety of government space-related projects. This position will be responsible for developing and defining system-level design concepts that meet the mission needs of our customers on a variety of programs. Your responsibilities will span integrating, testing, and delivering complete mission systems. The candidate will work with a diverse team of employees with a variety of focused disciplines.


  • Conceive and develop mission concepts to solve user problems, create new capabilities, and/or address user requirements
  • Trade and develop space system applications
  • Analyze mission objectives to determine spacecraft system architecture and requirements
  • Perform space systems architecture trades and architecture development
  • Analyze orbits and trajectories to fulfill mission objectives
  • Develop spacecraft CONOPS and design reference missions
  • Define system requirements for satellite bus systems
  • Create space system concept designs and configurations to meet system requirements
  • Perform space system concept design trades and development
  • Perform quantitative systems analyses and trade studies
  • Define space segment interfaces (Space, Launch, Ground)
  • Ability to perform preliminary and detailed design of spacecraft bus and payload systems
  • Ability to perform preliminary and detailed design of spacecraft launch systems
  • Ability to perform preliminary and detailed design of spacecraft  ground systems
  • Identify system integration and test activities involving multiple levels of integration (segments and elements), environmental testing, and final flight check out oversight

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or 8+ years of working experience OR an Associate's degree or 10+ years of working experience
  • Proven experience in leading systems engineering on complex programs
  • Familiarity in a STEM field with at least 5-8 years in systems
  • Knowledge of satellites, ground, or non-space operational environments
  • Well- organized, able to prioritize given tasks on daily basis
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork principles and team building

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering or Physical Science discipline
  • Pre-launch activities experience and launch campaigns satellites
  • Experience with model-based engineering
  • Experience with ground systems

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note
Millennium is a 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. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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