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SDA Tracking Cell Ground|OPIR Engineer (TS) - DODF2

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JOB TITLE:

SDA Tracking Cell Ground|OPIR Engineer (TS) - DODF2

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Chantilly Vas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Company Overview:
We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide.
Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ USs dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies.
Being a part of QinetiQ US means being central to the safety and security of the world around us.
Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend.

Why Join QinetiQ US?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.
In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential.
QinetiQ US will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose.
We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.
Position Overview:

Qinetiq has an immediate opening for mid to senior level satellite to ground integration engineer to serve as the SDAs Tranche 1 satellite to ground integration subject matter expert.
The candidate will provide technical expertise to government program managers across multiple satellite vendor designs.
The candidate will review designs, test procedures and provide feedback and recommendations to ensure individual satellites will meet SDAs architecture needs.
The candidate will use their experience in satellite and ground operations to ensure the system will meet requirements.
The SDA will incorporate their knowledge to ensure multiple vendors software and hardware designs will be successfully integrated through a common ground operations control station.

Qinetiq seeks a perceptive, creative leader with the ability to successfully solve challenging problems.
The applicant must be confident and have a knack to digest complex ideas to determine the feasibility of success.
Duties include:

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in and evaluate hardware in the loop and software in the loop testing to ensure satellite to ground interoperability
  • Participate in and evaluate onboard satellite applications as they are developed to ensure compatibility before being uploaded to the satellites
  • Ensure satellite designs are tested against planned testing procedures
  • Ensure satellite designs meet system requirements
  • Evaluate and participate in satellite to ground tests
  • Support the SDAs Tranche 1 Program Management and Systems Engineering team
  • Responsible for providing subject matter expertise in the satellite testing procedures and processes for multiple vendors
  • Review engineering documents and provide SME support
  • Provide technical advice/input to customers System Program Director that lays the strategic foundation for critical, national capability and customers future initiatives
  • Resolve highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program
  • Evaluate vendor flight software performance and assess its compatibility with new mission and CONOPS
  • Work with manufacturing engineers to support installation onto the hardware-in-the-loop test environment and eventual flight hardware
  • Participate in anomaly resolution activities and assess existing flight software solutions
  • Contribute to the development of systems- and mission-level modeling and simulation tools
  • Develop software models of payloads for ground testing
  • Support working groups, both internal and with customers and/or vendors
  • Assess the software impacts of new hardware, conops, and missions
  • Supporting requirements management and analysis, interface management, architecture development and test and evaluation processes
  • Incorporate Joint Warfighter, Mission Partners and internal SDA teams feedback and input on product strategy and identify the best path to improve efficiencies
  • Collect and analyze feedback from end-users, stakeholders and other teams to shape processes
  • Support application product managers and coordinate cross-functional teams (i.
    e.
    Government, Military, SETA, FFRDC, UARC, & Industry)
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or relevant technical discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in ground based hardware in the loop, software in the loop and flatsat testing
  • Technical and analytic understanding of satellite testing processes
  • Understanding of satellite acquisition and operations technology best practices
  • Agile framework familiarity
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • TS Clearance required.
    Must be able to obtain and maintain a SCI clearance #QinetiQClearedJob
  • Telework is acceptable from these locations: DC Metro, Colorado Springs, CO; Los Angeles, CA, Huntsville, AL
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline
  • Experience DoD and or IC customers
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
Company EEO Statement:
Accessibility/Accommodation:
If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to staffing@us.
QinetiQ.
com or call (540) 658-2720 Opt.
4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ US is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

167000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707362448-56f5c38d7ef60f07b1c95584828de9db

LOCATION:

Vas United States

CITY:

Chantilly

Job Origin:

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Company Overview:
We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ USs dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ US means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend.

Why Join QinetiQ US?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems. In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ US will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.
Position Overview:

Qinetiq has an immediate opening for mid to senior level satellite to ground integration engineer to serve as the SDAs Tranche 1 satellite to ground integration subject matter expert. The candidate will provide technical expertise to government program managers across multiple satellite vendor designs. The candidate will review designs, test procedures and provide feedback and recommendations to ensure individual satellites will meet SDAs architecture needs. The candidate will use their experience in satellite and ground operations to ensure the system will meet requirements. The SDA will incorporate their knowledge to ensure multiple vendors software and hardware designs will be successfully integrated through a common ground operations control station.

Qinetiq seeks a perceptive, creative leader with the ability to successfully solve challenging problems. The applicant must be confident and have a knack to digest complex ideas to determine the feasibility of success. Duties include:

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in and evaluate hardware in the loop and software in the loop testing to ensure satellite to ground interoperability
  • Participate in and evaluate onboard satellite applications as they are developed to ensure compatibility before being uploaded to the satellites
  • Ensure satellite designs are tested against planned testing procedures
  • Ensure satellite designs meet system requirements
  • Evaluate and participate in satellite to ground tests
  • Support the SDAs Tranche 1 Program Management and Systems Engineering team
  • Responsible for providing subject matter expertise in the satellite testing procedures and processes for multiple vendors
  • Review engineering documents and provide SME support
  • Provide technical advice/input to customers System Program Director that lays the strategic foundation for critical, national capability and customers future initiatives
  • Resolve highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program
  • Evaluate vendor flight software performance and assess its compatibility with new mission and CONOPS
  • Work with manufacturing engineers to support installation onto the hardware-in-the-loop test environment and eventual flight hardware
  • Participate in anomaly resolution activities and assess existing flight software solutions
  • Contribute to the development of systems- and mission-level modeling and simulation tools
  • Develop software models of payloads for ground testing
  • Support working groups, both internal and with customers and/or vendors
  • Assess the software impacts of new hardware, conops, and missions
  • Supporting requirements management and analysis, interface management, architecture development and test and evaluation processes
  • Incorporate Joint Warfighter, Mission Partners and internal SDA teams feedback and input on product strategy and identify the best path to improve efficiencies
  • Collect and analyze feedback from end-users, stakeholders and other teams to shape processes
  • Support application product managers and coordinate cross-functional teams (i.e. Government, Military, SETA, FFRDC, UARC, & Industry)
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or relevant technical discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in ground based hardware in the loop, software in the loop and flatsat testing
  • Technical and analytic understanding of satellite testing processes
  • Understanding of satellite acquisition and operations technology best practices
  • Agile framework familiarity
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • TS Clearance required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a SCI clearance #QinetiQClearedJob
  • Telework is acceptable from these locations: DC Metro, Colorado Springs, CO; Los Angeles, CA, Huntsville, AL
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline
  • Experience DoD and or IC customers
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
Company EEO Statement:
Accessibility/Accommodation:
If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to staffing@us.QinetiQ.com or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ US is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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