Perspecta Aerospace Engineer Technical Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.
Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.
Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.
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Researches, designs, develops, and tests structures, propulsion units, and guidance and control subsystems for aircraft, missiles, or spacecraft. Analyzes aerospace product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs, which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods. Analyzes project requests and proposals and engineering data to determine feasibility, productibility, cost, and production time of aerospace or aeronautical products. Directs and coordinates activities of engineering or technical staff designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing of aircraft or aerospace products. Develops design criteria for aeronautical or aerospace products or systems, including testing methods, production costs, quality standards, and completion dates. Plans and conducts experimental, environmental, operational and stress tests on models and prototypes of aircraft and aerospace systems and equipment. Evaluates product data and design from inspections and reports for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, and quality standards. Formulates mathematical models or other methods of computer analysis to develop, evaluate, or modify design according to customer engineering requirements. Reviews performance reports and documentation from customers and field engineers, and inspect malfunctioning or damaged products to determine problem. Evaluates and approves selection of vendors. Plans and coordinates activities concerned with investigating and resolving customers' reports of technical problems with aircraft or aerospace vehicles. Evaluates new technologies for application in improving design of aerospace systems. Plans, coordinates, directs, and evaluates testing of aerospace systems. Performs risk assessment of aerospace systems and generates risk mitigation plans and strategies.
Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
Bachelor's Degree in related engineering discipline (space systems, aero, EE, some others)
At least 10 years of experience in space system engineering, at least 7 of those in DoD/military projects
Recent work on DoD space situational awareness and/or defensive space related programs
Experience in system and operational requirements development and analysis
Ability to work with minimal supervision on highly technical projects
Excellent at routine multi-tasking, priority balancing, and dynamic planning
Excellent interpersonal skills and communications capabilities
Experience with RF link modeling process and application.
Extensive AoA, Military Utility Analysis (MUA), and trade studies for space warfighter missions. Proficient in several of these systems: Advance Framework for Simulation, Integration and Modeling (AFSIM), System Effectiveness Analysis Simulation (SEAS), Space Brawler and Satellite Trajectory and Attitude Kinematic (SATRAK), or other silumation systems.
Leadership experience and support to integrated product teams desired
Current or recent SAP access
Experience in RF systems and/or optical systems analysis and design for space architectures desired
Recent experience in advanced hardware and software development environments
Experience with JAVA, SQL, cloud applications
Experience with JIRA
Signal processing experience
Experience using MATLAB
Experience with RF lab and testing equipment
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Req # 2018-52439
# of Openings 1
Job Location US-Colorado Springs-CO
Clearance Top Secret/SCI