Space System Engineer [2020-54]

Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO)

Infinity is searching for a space Sytems Engineer to support development of first-of-kind space vehicles and missions. In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO).

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 commercial and legacy mission 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 projects

• Leads or supports technical programs, projects, or tasks whose technical complexity requires engineering oversight

• Ensures 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 plans

• Ensures the quality of the program, project, or task deliverables meet or exceed standards or metrics and assesses such deliverables to ensure that final deliverables will meet the warfighting purpose for which they are intended

• Plans and performs engineering research, design development, and other engineering assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and customer specifications

• Responsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects(s) or program(s)

• Coordinates with multiple partners/agencies to ensure system engineering communities support delivery milestones

• Tracks and advises design trades and associated cost, schedule, and technical impacts to requirements

• Perform all functional duties independently, with little guidance

• Employ highly specialized knowledge or experience to anticipate challenges

• Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written

Required skills:

• Minimum five (5) years of relevant classified DoD work experience

• Experience in spacecraft and/or subsystems

• Knowledge of spacecraft engineering, development, and manufacturing

• Understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs

• Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition

• Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management

• Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS)

Desired skills:

• Ten (10) years of relevant DoD work experience with SAP and/or SCI

• System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office

• Experience with laser SATCOM

• Experience with rapid prototyping

• Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities

• Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs

• Experience using multivariable optimization in mission planning software systems

• Experience in space ground systems

• Fluency with IC organizations

• An applicable engineering degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (BA/BS) degree

5 yrs

Albuquerque, NM


February 24, 2021


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