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Space RCO - Space Systems Engineer (Senior)

Company: Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Own Your Future. MTSI is searching for a highly skilled Space Systems Engineer to support development of first-of-kind space vehicles and missions. This handpicked candidate must possess technical expertise and experience with developing, designing, building, and integrating advanced mission payload hardware and software. Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?Interesting Work: Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security. Values: Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers. It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year. Great Benefits - Most Full-Time Staff Are Eligible for: Starting PTO accrual of 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/yearFlexible schedules6% 401k match with immediate vestingSemi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement accountUp to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursementOther company funded benefits, like life and disability insuranceOptional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance planTrack Record of Success: We have grown every year since our founding in 1993 Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is a 100% employee-owned engineering services and solutions company that provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Transformation, Modeling and Simulation, Rapid Capability Development, Test and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, Cybersecurity and Mission Assurance. MTSI delivers capabilities to solve problems of global importance. Founded in 1993, MTSI today has employees at over 20 offices and field sites worldwide. For more information about MTSI, please visit Responsibilities: MTSI is searching for a senior Space System Engineer (SSE) professional to support development of first-of-kind space vehicles and missions. This handpicked candidate must possess technical expertise and experience with developing, designing, building, and integrating space hardware and software. In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO). The Space RCO program office, located at Kirtland AFB, NM, is a small, streamlined organization with dedicated, organic acquisition support functions: contracting, financial management, human resources, security, program management and technical engineering support that are critical in enabling the rapid response required for classified space programs. The mission is to develop and deliver operationally dominant space capabilities at the speed of warfighting relevance in response to Commander, U.S. Space Command requirements. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. SSE Principal Duty You will work in a small, highly empowered team where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program. Engineering responsibilities span technology domains including space rated hardware, software, sensors, and processors in an extremely fast-paced, responsive development environment. This SETA candidate will provide in-depth background on satellite vehicle bus and/or subsystems to improve program office insight into state-of-the art IC, DoD, commercial and legacy space vehicle systems, and C2 requirements and capabilities. You must apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership. SETA Role and Responsibilities:Supports design, interpretation, and analysis of technical solutions to complex projectsLeads or supports technical programs, projects, or tasks whose technical complexity requires engineering oversightEnsures completion of programs, projects, or tasks within estimated time frames and budget constraints Provides input to the government customer concerning risks to performance, schedule, and budget due to either proposed contractor plans or contractor's execution of accepted plansEnsure the quality of the program, project, or task deliverables meet or exceed standards or metrics and assesses such deliverables to ensure that the final deliverables will meet the warfighting purpose for which they are intendedPlans and performs engineering research, design development, and other engineering assignments in conformance with the design, engineering, and customer specificationsResponsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects or programsCoordinates with multiple partners/agencies to ensure system engineering communities support delivery milestonesTracks and advises design trades and associated cost, schedule, and technical impacts to requirementsWork on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and perform all functional duties independentlyOversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific jobTranslate complex ideas and data into simple, actionable recommendations or easily differentiated courses of actionCommunicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy-oral and written Qualifications: Required skills:Minimum ten (10) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experienceExceptional qualifications in development and fielding satellite systemsUnderstanding of space operational environment and corresponding mission user needsKnowledge of space system engineering, development, and manufacturingExperience in DoD program management including program development and transitionExperience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk managementExperience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS) Desired skills:Five (5) years of relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience with SAP and/or SCISystem Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program officeExperience with rapid prototypingExperience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilitiesExperience developing, deploying, and maintaining ground mission planning architecture and softwareExperience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programsExperience in planning and executing test campaigns for space systemsFluency with IC organizations Education Desired Requirements: An applicable engineering degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering licenseRelevant MA/MS/ME degree Clearance:Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility (no less than 2 years total SAP and/or SCI environment experience, with 1-year total within last 5 years) and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph Candidate must maintain a TS/SCI clearance as a condition of employment Location/Travel Requirements:Full-time, on site in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, NM, and will require travel up to 30% of time within the continental United States #LI-BG1 #MTSIjobs #mtsi

Keywords: Modern Technology Solutions, Inc., Albuquerque , Space RCO - Space Systems Engineer (Senior), Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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