Space Vehicle System Engineer SME [2020-56]

Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO)

Infinity is searching for a Space Vehicle System Engineer (SVSE) System Matter Expert (SME) 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:

• 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

• Ensure 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 intended

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

• Responsible for the overall technical/engineering portions of major projects or programs

• 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

• Initiates, supervises, and/or develops requirements from a project’s inception to conclusion for complex to extremely complex programs

• Provides strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff

• Provides detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development and/or maintenance efforts for client specific or mission critical challenges/issues

• Consults with client to define need or problem

• Supervises studies and leads surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions

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

• Other duties as required

Required skills:

• Minimum fifteen (15) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experience

• Exceptional and/or unique qualifications in development and fielding satellite systems

• Understanding of space operational environment and corresponding mission user needs

• Knowledge of space system engineering, development, and manufacturing

• 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 and/or Industry work experience with SAP/RSV and/or SCI; recent CI polygraph

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

• Experience with RF and/or laser SATCOM

• Experience with rapid prototyping

• Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities

• Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining ground mission planning architecture and software

• Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs

• Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for space 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 • Relevant MA/MS/ME degree

15 yrs

Albuquerque, NM


February 24, 2021


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