Senior Systems Engineer--Payloads

Reference Number: 2481D
Location: CA,CO,MA

The Photonics Group
Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads -
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LOCATION:  Torrance, CA; Centennial, CO; Wilmington, MA


This position requires the ability to understand all levels of requirements including direct customer negotiation and flow-down. Must have the ability to work with I&T engineering to develop verification and validation requirements. Experience in the development and ownership of detailed CDRL's (CONOPS, Initialization, etc) are also required. The ideal candidate will have a strong, multi-discipline technical background and will work directly with internal technical IPT's developing requirements and associated documentation, as well as take a lead role in back and forth requirements development with the customer and associated sub-contractors.


• BS in an Engineering discipline, MS preferred.

• 10 plus years of experience in developing electro-optical systems or space payloads.

• Expert knowledge in system level development, requirements definition, analysis, and risk mitigation for space-based environments.

• Expert in the development of requirements documentation for multi-segment space payloads.

• Experience with Verification and Validation requirements.

• Experience with high reliability space flight programs and radiation-hardened environments are required.

• Experience as a lead engineer, project engineer, or IPT lead is required.

• Experience developing systems and general engineering processes and procedures are a plus.

• Experience generating requirements using DOORS is preferred.

• Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for interfacing with senior management and customers as well as mentoring of other engineers.

• Active TS/SCI/SSBI security clearance is required.


U.S. Citizen status required.

The Photonics Group
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