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Aerospace Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

Perspecta
Chantilly, VA 20151
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Overview

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nations most important work. Were a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselvesto respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many waysnot only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspectas talented and robust workforce14,000 strongstands ready to welcome you to the team. Lets make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities


We are searching for candidates to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) and Information Technology-Information Assurance-Information Management (IT-IA-IM) support for our client. They are responsible for all applied and advanced Research and Development, as well as the development and operation of technical demonstrations and operational prototypes. Advanced technologies are developed to support revolutionary changes and upgrades to current system operations in the conduct of the mission. Capability pathfinders are developed to inform the client on new concepts of operation, prove out new sources or methods, and explore technologies to fill mission gaps, or validate new mission areas. Specific responsibilities for this position are:

a) Determine technology transition and insertion opportunities for programs and match them with projects.
b) Support Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) activities tailored to R&D space-based Capability Demonstration missions and innovative R&D ground solutions through all phases of program lifecycles. Provide technical and analytic ability to review, evaluate, and synthesize multiple disparate sources of information in order to provide defensible technical positions on development activities across the portfolio. Apply SEIT experiences from space, ground and/or communications acquisitions to inform development activities. Conduct SEIT coordination and planning, document SEIT products in accordance with the Enterprise Systems Engineering Management Plan (ESEMP), and support the Chief Engineer(s), Program Managers and COTRs in the execution of activities. Support knowledge management capture and maintenance of the knowledge base of information, using SharePoint and other appropriate tools, by identifying content sources, developing processes, procedures, and methodologies to manage content, and working with program management and support offices.
c) Provide support to spacecraft development, integration and test, initialization and operations. Provide technical and analytic ability in the areas of electronics and microelectronics. Evaluate thermal analyses and thermodynamic design for components and systems. Provide thorough evaluation and design assessments for various approaches to components and microelectronics. Provide assessments and evaluations of technologies that may improve the performance, reduce Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP), and/or reduce the cost of the manufacture. Provide assessments and evaluations of advanced system designs and enhanced ground-processing capabilities. Conduct or contribute to architecture studies.
d) Provide technical and analytic ability on integration and R&D operations of advanced concept ground systems. Interface with and work ongoing and emerging issues in close conjunction with Modeling and Simulation activities, R&D activities, and other activities as directed to satisfy program objectives. Advise on the selection of technologies, experiments and concepts for applicability to program goals, investment, and/or work prioritization. Support all aspects of acquiring external development work to support program objectives, such as specialized modeling and simulation work, software development, and system, segment and component development. Provide technical and analytical proficiency to support the maturation of the technology, sensor mission and performance analyses, and management of the portfolio of programs.
e) Provide technical and analytic ability for communications technologies and systems.

Qualifications

Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

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Posted: 2019-07-16 Expires: 2019-08-15

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