KBRwyle Sr. Advanced Systems Engineer in Greenbelt, Maryland
Sr. Advanced Systems Engineer
The Space Science Mission Operations (SSMO) Project requires Systems Engineering support for assessing on-orbit performance of the missions and to identify, prioritize, and monitor tasks to help ensure mission success. The System Engineer will work with members of the Flight Operations Team (FOT), the spacecraft engineering team, the instrument engineering team, the Principal Investigator (PI), and others as required.
As a member of the SSMO Systems Engineering Team, you will provide support to SSMO missions by:
Investigating causes of spacecraft anomalies and assess possible corrective actions
Studying spacecraft telemetry for signs of system degradation
Developing utilities and tools to make spacecraft operations more efficient
Performing medium-term studies to update parameters used by spacecraft hardware and/or software to reflect the current state of operations or to improve system performance/accuracy
Providing, as requested by the NASA customer, assessments of flight operations processes and procedures
Updating or improving high-fidelity models of spacecraft
Analyzing close approaches with space debris, and assessing/communicating collision risk
Providing systems engineering-based assessments of proposed systems, processes, and software
BS Degree in engineering or a related discipline plus 12 years of experience performing flight dynamics operations for spacecraft in various orbits, including performing orbit determination and product generation.
Familiarity with SSMO spacecraft operations
Expertise writing scripts in MATLAB
Experience using and/or creating Kalman Filters for estimation
Comfort communicating technical material to a variety of audiences
Proven track record of learning highly technical information quickly
Proven track record of analyzing complex systems
Expertise running and changing Simulink models
Experience modeling or estimating spacecraft attitude
Experience analyzing space debris conjunction risk
Experience with spacecraft sensor calibration
Experience and comfort with communicating with NASA mission directors
Past experience analyzing spacecraft subsystem performance
Experience with spacecraft Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC)
ThThe successful candidate shall possess or be able to obtain NAC-I clearance.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job: Systems Engineering
Primary Location: US-US-MD-Greenbelt
Req ID: 1071595