Perspecta Aerospace Engineer III in Greenwood Village, Colorado
Business Group Highlights
The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.
Perspecta is responsible for performing launch vehicle Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) analyses in various engineering disciplines including flight mechanics, flight controls, thermal/propulsion, loads & dynamics, structures, and flight software in support of mission integration and mission assurance activities for National Security Space and Intelligence Community missions flying on the National Security Space Launch (NSSL) [formerly Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV)] Program including Atlas V and Delta IV or New Entrants such as Falcon 9, etc.
Major responsibilities for this position include, but not limited to:
Develop required environmental and vehicle models and integrate them with flight software to perform nominal and Monte Carlo dispersed software guided trajectory simulations.
Process the simulation data and perform trajectory/performance/guidance analyses to ensure compliance with mission design requirements.
Interface with Launch Service Provider (LSP) personnel and resolve related technical issues in support of mission integration activities.
Participate in related LSP technical reviews and support discipline analysis working group meetings.
Document and present responsible IV&V activities and analyses.
Provide technical support to the management as requested.
Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.
Strong technical understanding in orbital mechanics, aerodynamics, and rocket propulsion.
Excellent capability in model development, computer programming, and data analysis.
Excellent communication and writing skills.
Familiar with C/C++, Fortran, Ada, and Matlab
US citizenship is required for candidates working in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
SECRET Clearance is required for candidates working in Brook Park, Ohio
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
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Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).