Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company is looking for hands-on engineers who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding and important space systems customers in the Country.
Breaking with Tradition
American aerospace is experiencing a renaissance – and among its leaders are the organizations and people who are breaking with tradition to reformulate and invigorate an industry. Millennium Space Systems is helping spearhead that change.
Millennium brings a unique and disciplined entrepreneurial culture to this space renaissance. We don't subscribe to the traditional thinking that cost and schedule are secondary attributes of space systems.
We bring a spirit of innovation and teamwork, coupled with a get-it-done approach to deliver solid, measurable results.
We are colleagues and fellow innovators; seasoned engineers, software developers, and technicians working together to deliver affordable solutions from inception through implementation; from fabrication through launch. We are enthusiastic partners looking for new team members who share our enthusiasm and dedication.
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 an RF and Communications Engineer, you will link our satellites and ground stations. Your communications links will efficiently and securely transfer data and commands between the ground and orbit, using both traditional, proven technologies and advanced developments.
Performs space vehicle mission trade studies related to communications links
Identifies & defines communications system requirements
Identifies appropriate communications technologies to meet requirements
Performs make/buy trades on communications technologies
Manages sub-contracts for communications procurement
Develops Millennium's own communications technologies from concept to flight readiness
Creates communications subsystem manufacturing, integration and verification documents
Performs communication subsystem manufacturing, integration and verification
Operates communications systems on orbit
Bachelor's degree or 8+ years of working experience OR an Associate's degree or 10+ years of working experience
5 years of experience with space or aviation RF & Communications system design, analysis, subsystem component selection, and system evaluation
Experience calculating link budgets including atmospheric & environmental effects
Experience performing antenna design & analysis including sizing, patterns, gains, and usage
Experience determining antenna pointing allocations, support antenna gimbal design, and power amplifier selection.
Strong bias for getting things done with collaboration but minimal regimentation in a new emerging aerospace environment.
Current TS/SCI security clearance strongly preferred
Experience designing, implementing and testing algorithms for software defined radios
Experience with legacy and emerging satellite communications modulation and coding.
Experience designing, implementing and testing antennas
Experience designing, implementing and testing radios from piece parts level
Experience with optical communications links
Experience designing and analyzing packet communications protocols
Experience with the CCSDS standards
Master's Degree or higher
Benefits and Perks Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California may be provided.
Before applying, please note: 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. 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.