Sierra Nevada Corporation Principal Systems Engineer (Spacecraft SEIT Lead Engineer) in Louisville, Colorado

SNC is currently seeking exceptional candidates who wish to be a part of thecommercial space revolution. Our fun, fast-paced and collaborative teamdesigns, builds, and flies the Dream Chaser Cargo System, an ambitiousflagship program to create our Nation's only commercially reusable spaceplane. With your help, we will conduct many safe and successful missionsover the next decade to deliver critical cargo to and from the InternationalSpace Station. These flights for NASA will enable us to build an unprecedentedcommercial space transportation network around the Dream Chaser, whichprovides affordable, cutting-edge orbital capability and return to Earthservices onto runways around the globe. The future of space transportation isnPrincipal Systems Engineer (Spacecraft SEIT Lead Engineer)Job Description SummarySNC 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 amSUMMARY:The Principal Systems Engineer (Spacecraft SEIT Lead Engineer) reports tothe Program Manager on the program he/she is supporting and works in concertwith the lead functional engineers and IPT leads in execution of the program.The Principal Systems Engineer (Spacecraft SEIT Lead Engineer) is thetechnical lead of the Systems Engineering & Mission Analysis team and is theProgram Manager's technical liaison. Additionally the Principle SystemsEngineer (Spacecraft SEIT Lead Engineer) is responsible for the CostAccounting Management of the System Engineering & Mission Analysis IPT. ThePrincipal Systems Engineer (Spacecraft SEIT Lead Engineer) is responsiblefor decomposition of requirements, generation and allocation ofspecifications, control documents, plans and reports in support of thedevelopment. Additionally the Principal Systems Engineer (Spacecraft SEITLead Engineer) is responsible for the program analysis function, includingshowing predicted mission performance against proposed requirements. TheSystems Engineer supports programs from the early phases of program capturethrough integration and test, as well as launch and operations. ThePrincipal Systems Engineer (Spacecraft SEIT Lead Engineer) should haveintimate knowledge of the product technology and a good working knowledge ofthPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Lead the Systems Engineering & Mission Analysis Team in the generation anddecomposition of requirements, allocation of specifications, controldocuments, plans and reports in support of the development activitiesWork directly with the Program Manager and Chief Engineer to ensure thesuccessful technical, schedule, and cost execution of the SystemsEngineering & Mission Analysis cost accountSupport the engineering team on refining the system architecture during allphases of the system lifecycleWork closely with the chief engineer and manufacturing in developing theEngineering Program Plan (EPP)Lead the program efforts to interpret customer objectives, and generaterequirements, and decompose them into hardware and system requirements andspecificationsOriginate specifications, control documents, verification and validationplans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of designand development activitiesLead analysis efforts showing anticipated and measured performance againstmission level performanceLead Integrated Product Team(s) activities, documents meetings andtracks action itemsSupport the chief engineer in tracking the EPPPrepare material for, and conduct per