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Sr. Systems Engineer

Company: Motive Companies
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join the mission development team. They focus exclusively on developing components and subsystems into highly-integrated and custom nano-satellite vehicles. The Team's skillset ranges from architecture, design, build, and testing of major mechanical, electrical, and software subsystems integrated into small spacecraft.
You will join a collaborative team developing innovative pico-, nano-, and micro-satellite vehicle solutions for multiple projects and programs. You'll be responsible for mission planning, requirements management, vehicle sizing, system trade studies, interface definition, and systems integration. It is expected that you will have an ability and desire to learn, grow, and discover continuously.ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working in a small team environment closely with hardware, software, mechanical, and systems engineers to develop optimal solutions to complex problems.
  • Management requirements to ensure proper flow-down and traceability, as well as requirements verification.
  • Perform system and vehicle level trade studies to balance risk, cost, and performance
  • Supporting assembly, integration, and test activities including generation of build procedures and test plans/procedures.
  • Leading concept of operations development and mission operations procedures.
  • Participating in team discussions involving vehicle architecture and design for future projects.
  • Other duties as assigned


    Requirements
    • BS or MS in engineering field with focus on Aerospace or other engineering discipline with 8+ years work experience.
    • Familiarity with spacecraft and/or launch vehicle systems. Small satellite or CubeSat experience desirable
    • Highly motivated, self-starting, enthusiastic, and able to perform duties autonomously.
    • Ability to solve complex problems with a high degree of innovation and effectiveness.
    • Ability to lead and motivate project teams to ensure program success.
    • Basic understanding of the Systems Engineering process.
    • To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
      • Familiarity with DOORS or JAMA requirements management software
      • Familiarity with MATLAB, SolidWorks, STK, and Linux
      • Familiarity with satellite system budgets including mass, power, and link budgets
      • Familiarity with satellite program lifecycles, development flows, test events, and verification and validationPHYSICAL DEMANDS:This is largely a sedentary role with heavy computer usage. Position may require incumbent to move files, open filing cabinets and bend/stand as necessary.
        DISCLAIMERS:To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. In addition, please note that this position may also require the possession of an existing United States National Security clearance or eligibility for such a clearance.#IND1IND123

Keywords: Motive Companies, Irvine , Sr. Systems Engineer, Other , Irvine, California

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