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Senior Satellite Systems Engineer - Albuquerque, NM #7668845

Company: ASRC Federal Holding Company

Date: 10/18/2020

City: Albuquerque, NM

Employment type: Full-time

ASRC Federal Space and Defense is seeking a talented Senior Satellite Systems Engineer to support efforts on emerging spacecraft integration and launch contracts located at Kirtland AFB, NM.


Essential Functions:



  • Help develop and execute the upfront planning and coordination followed by the integration of Government supplied payloads to the Spacecraft bus
  • Help prime contractor Mission Manager develop early payload ICD verification and validation on one or more GFE payloads
  • Support the development and verification of program requirements
  • Assist the prime and government risk management processes as require
  • Work early coordination of Payload ICD reviews and help trouble shoot issues in a pro-active manner ahead of payload shipment to prime contractor
  • Upon GFE arrival at the prime contractor facility, help with the management of one or more GFE payloads through the integration and S/C Test phase
  • Support integration efforts during the launch campaign
  • Support On-orbit mission operations for GFE payload related issue resolution and software upgrades as necessary
  • Contribute to and author reports in support of government CDRL delivery
  • Assist in cost and schedule support with the prime contractor
  • Assist any required program and cyber security initiatives
  • Support program technical reviews, Technical interchange meetings and other meeting forums as required
  • Assist with configuration and data management as required by the prime contractor
  • Support Program Office System Safety Group (SSG) as required

Required Skills:



  • Self-starter, ability to self-motivate and work in a remote site without direct daily supervision
  • Experience with satellite ground system design, development and sustainment
  • Experience with the USAF risk management and configuration control processes
  • Experience with system test and verification
  • Familiarization with USAF processes and procedures used at Kirtland AFB, Cape Canaveral AFS and Vandenberg AFB in support of satellite integration, launch and on prohibit activities
  • Proficiency with the operation of personal computers and the use of various engineering tools such as spreadsheets and word processing are required
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions for technical interchange meetings that include but not limited to managers, customers, and colleagues

Required Experience:



  • Master's degree in technical or engineering field
  • Five plus years related experience in spacecraft integration to include ICD development
  • Experience supporting on-orbit spacecraft operations
  • Ability to travel to support spacecraft integration, launch and on-orbit operations. This may include extended TDYs (up to one month duration) to either of the national ranges and the prime contractors/GFE customer facilities.
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project requirements
  • Current DoD TS/SCI security clearance
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License required

ASRC Federal Space and Defense brings a 14-year history of delivering high-performance space systems engineering, integration and satellite operations services to civil and defense agencies. ASRC Federal Space and Defense provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets.


ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


Required Skills:



  • Self-starter, ability to self-motivate and work in a remote site without direct daily supervision
  • Experience with satellite ground system design, development and sustainment
  • Experience with the USAF risk management and configuration control processes
  • Experience with system test and verification
  • Familiarization with USAF processes and procedures used at Kirtland AFB, Cape Canaveral AFS and Vandenberg AFB in support of satellite integration, launch and on prohibit activities
  • Proficiency with the operation of personal computers and the use of various engineering tools such as spreadsheets and word processing are required
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions for technical interchange meetings that include but not limited to managers, customers, and colleagues

Required Experience:



  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field.


  • Master's degree in technical or engineering field is preferred
  • Five plus years related experience in spacecraft integration to include ICD development
  • Experience supporting on-orbit spacecraft operations
  • Ability to travel to support spacecraft integration, launch and on-orbit operations. This may include extended TDYs (up to one month duration) to either of the national ranges and the prime contractors/GFE customer facilities.
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project requirements
  • Current DoD TS/SCI security clearance
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License required

ASRC Federal Space and Defense brings a 14-year history of delivering high-performance space systems engineering, integration and satellite operations services to civil and defense agencies. ASRC Federal Space and Defense provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets.


ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.




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