Space Tactics Engineering / Specialist [2020-55]

Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO)

Infinity is searching for a senior Space Tactics Engineering / Specialist 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).

SETA Role and Responsibilities:

• Plans, designs, and conducts trades studies for advanced space systems designed to meet advanced adversary capabilities

• Supports validation and verification of major space-centric systems integration

• Develops rapid reaction operational requirements for space-centric capabilities

• Assists government and contractor teams to assure that requirements decomposition yields a system that is both efficient and effective

• Rapidly develops and fields new, highly classified space capabilities for operations, establishes operational and tactical applications, and conducts research to meet emerging space-centric needs

• Other classified duties as assigned

• Work on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and perform all functional duties independently

• Oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job

• Translate complex ideas and data into simple, actionable recommendations or easily differentiated courses of action

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

Required Skills:

• Minimum ten (10) years of relevant classified DoD/IC, or relevant work experience

• Proven Experience in spacecraft, or highly autonomous unmanned systems

• Knowledge in using sensors to support space-to-space missions (i.e. rendezvous and proximity operations)

• Proven experience integrating subsystems such as sensor suites, PNT, survivability, and network communications into systems to achieve desired effects

• Experience in RF SATCOM (Laser desired) crosslinks

• Knowledge of spacecraft engineering, development, and manufacturing

• Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for space mission systems

• 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 a Government program office

• Demonstrated knowledge of embedded software for autonomous space operations

• Demonstrated knowledge of payload functionality and interface

• Demonstrated technical program management in space systems

• Experience leading software algorithm development teams

• Experience using multivariable optimization in mission planning software systems

• Knowledge of spacecraft Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T) -- comms, propulsion, bus, power and environmental

• Experience with ground mission planning architecture and software

• Experience in DoD or IC program management including Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management

• An applicable engineering degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license • MA/MS/ME degree

10 yrs

Albuquerque, NM




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