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Sr. Systems Spacecraft Engineer

Company: Terran Orbital
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Be more than just an employee number! Join Terran Orbital, the leader in innovation, manufacturing, and operations in the small satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast-growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.Terran Orbital is seeking a Senior Systems Spacecraft Engineer to join the mission development team. This person will be responsible for the architecture, design, build, and testing of major mechanical, electrical, and software subsystems integrated into small spacecraft to achieve high-fidelity operational capability. We are looking for skilled individuals with competencies in spacecraft design and operations, such as:Mission AssuranceSpace and Ground communicationsCommand and Data HandlingElectrical and Battery power systems managementSpace Flight Dynamics and Mission OperationsSpacecraft PropulsionYou 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. You are expected to have the ability and desire to learn, grow, and discover continuously.Responsibilities:Working and leading in a small team environment closely with hardware, software, mechanical, and systems engineers to develop optimal solutions to complex problemsManagement requirements to ensure proper flow-down and traceability, as well as requirements verificationPerform system and vehicle-level trade studies to balance risk, cost, and performanceSupporting assembly, integration, and test activities, including generation of build procedures and test plans/procedures.Leading concept of operations development and mission operations proceduresParticipating in team discussions involving vehicle architecture and design for future projectsRequirementsBS or MS in the engineering field with a focus on aerospace or another engineering discipline5+ years of relevant work experienceHighly motivated, self-starting, enthusiastic, and able to perform duties autonomouslyFamiliarity with spacecraft and launch vehicle systemsAbility to solve complex problems with a high degree of innovation and effectivenessAbility to lead and motivate project teams to ensure program successStrong understanding of the Systems Engineering processSmall satellite or CubeSat experience is highly desirableBenefitsEmployee Equity Incentive Program100% Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage401(K) MatchUnlimited PTOAbout Terran Orbital:Terran Orbital is a leading manufacturer of satellites primarily serving the United States and Allied aerospace and defense industries. Terran Orbital provides end-to-end satellite solutions by combining satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. Learn more at www.Terranorbital.Com.Disclaimers:To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, the 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 require a current United States National Security clearance or eligibility for such a clearance.Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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