View Our Website View All Jobs

Space Architecture Systems Engineer

Company Overview

Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for demanding 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 demonstrated excellence. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary

As a Space Architecture Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for developing space system architectures to address a range of mission types. This includes performing trade studies, system performance modeling and simulations, system CONOPS development, and cost analyses.  You will support both flight programs and business development studies and proposals.  This includes monitoring and guiding the design, implementation and verification of the overall space system. You will interact with spacecraft, ground and mission engineers.


  • Analyzing mission objectives to determine system requirements
  • Creating space system concepts and architectures to meet system requirements
  • Analyzing constellations, orbits and trajectories to fulfill mission objectives
  • Integrating and analyzing electro-optical and RF systems
  • Integrating and analyzing communications systems
  • Integrating and analyzing remote sensing systems
  • Integrating and analyzing ground systems
  • Developing CONOPS and design reference missions
  • Performing mission modeling and analyses
  • Performing quantitative system trade analyses
  • Allocating and defining system requirements
  • Producing systems requirements documentation
  • Supporting proposal technical contents and products
  • Flowing down requirements from mission to spacecraft/ground elements
  • Tracking Technical Performance Metrics for systems
  • Creating and reviewing materials for design and readiness reviews
  • Tracking and resolving discrepancies during development and I&T
  • Tracking requirements verification and validation
  • Supporting mission operations

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or other relevant engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct aerospace experience 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled at aerospace proposal development
  • Demonstrated experience with detailed space systems engineering
  • 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 in-orbit operations

Preferred Requirements:

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

Benefits and Perks

Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company 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.

Read More

Apply for this position

Apply with Indeed
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

Human Check*