Sierra Nevada Corporation Aerospace Engineer III (Spacecraft Systems Engineer) in Louisville, Colorado

SNC is searching for highly motivated engineers and engineering leads todevelop and integrate new capabilities in space and near-space platforms, ina fast-paced and dynamic environment. The preferred candidate will have a mixof space system development and payload integration experience, and/or abackground in space or near-space I&T and mission operations. Openpositions include mission managers, system engineers, payload integrationengineers, and technology development leads. Excellent technicalmanagement, team leadership, and communication skills are critical.Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders is amPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Supports successful engineering execution and fully compliant technicalperformance for major spacecraft and near-space development and productionprogramsProvides input to the Chief engineer regarding programmatic impact oftechnical approaches, issues, and risksDevelops program technical baselines including requirements,specifications, SOWs and Specs for purchased components, and ICDsSupports Integrated Product Team(s) activities, documents meetings andtracks action itemsSupports the preparation and conduct of major technical reviews, includingdesign and test/launch readiness reviews;May lead troubleshooting of spacecraft design challenges, I&T issues, oron-orbit anomalies resulting in successful resolutionSupports engineering interface with Operations groups as multi-spacecraftproduction programs transition from design verification into production andsustaining engineeringSupports new business activities with spacecraft and near-space conceptualdesign development and proposal supportOther duties as assignedADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hoursOther duties as assignedCOMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, andCompliance regulations (internal and external)ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, asdefined by managementSNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarilyreflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:**Active TS clearance is required. SCI clearance is a plus.**Requires a BS in Related Field.6+ years previous experience.Proven success in an Engineering role on commercial, civil, or DoD spaceor near-space systems6+ years of experience in life cycle phases of space mission execution,from development through mission operations. I&T experience strongly desired.Strong communication skills and collaboration abilities demonstrated onprograms with both small and large teamsBS in Engineering in a related discipline, MS preferredAbility to work highly independently with broad direction, whereeffectiveness is judged by results obtainedUnderstanding of an Earned Value management environment is preferredMust be capable of applying knowledge toward solving problems of adevelopmental nature, and be capable of working alone or with a technicalteam in a fast paced rapidly changing environment where quick reactioncapability (QRC) and rapid prototyping is the normIMPORTANT NOTICES:This position requires current/active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance.U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S.Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible toobtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office(DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles andadjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factorsinclude, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreigninfluence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations anddrug iTo conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S.citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual asdefined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligib