Mission Assurance Engineer

  • El Segundo, CA
  • Full Time
  • Mission Assurance
  • Mid Level

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. 

Job Responsibilities

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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
  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance
  • Aerospace and/or DOD Experience

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.

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