Millennium Space Systems is looking for team members 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.
At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.
Job Summary This role applies advanced technical skills and knowledge to assess and resolve technical problems, guide program teams to successful and compliant milestone reviews and events, and bolster Millennium’s culture of technical excellence and mission assurance via mentoring, training, and knowledge capture. A successful candidate possesses a strong academic foundation and experience in spacecraft systems and engineering. Additionally, a successful candidate shows developed skills in problem solving, critical technical assessment, leadership, and communication.
Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate their expertise with the minimum qualifications listed below.
This position’s internal job code is Systems Engineer. Our team is currently hiring for levels 3 - 4.
Review supplier and internal engineering designs, manufacturing and test documentation and processes
Identify technical risks and issues with products and spacecraft designs, recommend corrective actions and risk mitigations, and handle all associated internal and external technical communications with the correct parties
Harness existing tools or create new tools to solve technical problems via analysis, design, or simulation techniques that can be corroborated with testing
Evaluate qualification and acceptance test plans for requirements verification
Work and coordinate with integration, testing, and mission operations crews to review, generate, and implement anomaly training. Training will include realistic on-orbit scenario-based practice exercises to prepare mission teams to respond effectively to actual contingency scenarios
Bachelor of Science in Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent educational experience, completed prior to application (current undergraduate students will not be considered for this position, but are encouraged to apply for other positions at Millennium)
Minimum of 5 years of experience in satellite design, assembly, testing, and/or operation (Advanced degrees may count toward this requirement if any of these topics are a major part of the study focus)
Understanding of engineering principles of and approach to requirements and risks
Familiarity with standard engineering practices and industry standards and specifications
Strong technical problem-solving skills
Technical communication skills, both written and verbal
Exceptional time management and prioritization skill
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
Ability to navigate with ease various engineering tools, applications, and principles such as computerized control systems and testing equipment
Ability to make judgement calls to the benefit of the project as well as when help is needed
This position requires an active TS/SCI (U.S. Citizenship required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active. More information on this process can be found by following the Mandatory Security Clearance and Access Process Disqualifying Criteria link which is listed in the job posting).
Advanced degree in engineering, physics, or technical management is desired
Understand and utilize theories, principles, and practices of engineering and project management methods
Knowledge of Software Assurance Principles
Mission Operations Experience
Simulation and Modeling Skills
Aerospace and/or DOD Experience
Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only of what is reasonably expected to be paid for the position. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Level 3: $104,550 - $153,750
Level 4: $128,350 - $188,750
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 can 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.