Space Systems Engineer
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Job Title: Space Systems Engineer
Location: Lexington, MA
Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week
*Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Top Secret Clearance without incident is desired.
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Our client’s Systems Engineering Group performs systems engineering tasks for all phases of prototype systems development, from early design studies to final sell-off. We require the services of an Engineer I to support systems engineering tasks from the design phase through testing.
Position Scope/Job Functions
Support technical Staff in systems engineering activities for a suborbital payload that includes hardware and software/firmware. Tasks will include requirements development, refinement, and flow-down, interface specification and management, environmental specification, planning (including writing plans and procedures) for and execution of the assembly, integration and test phase and the verification and validation efforts. The candidate will be expected to work individually and in teams and be able to present and discuss their work internally and with external partners.Skills: Required
Experience with systems engineering for complex systems
Experience with space, aerospace, or other rigorous processes for system integration and test
Ability to work and communicate effectively in teams
Experience with SysML
Experience with MagicDraw
Familiarity with advanced hardware development and the interaction between hardware and software Experience with hardware environmental testing, e.g. vibration, thermal, vacuum, EMI/EMC
PhD plus 5 years minimum relevant experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum relevant experience.
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!
Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
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