KBRwyle Systems Engineer in Greenbelt, Maryland

Systems Engineer


Perform all duties of the Aura Command & Data Handling (CDH) Subsystem Engineer, which includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Directly report to the Aura Flight Systems Manager (FSM)

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the CDH subsystem for the Aura spacecraft (components include onboard computers, spacecraft 1553 bus, solid state recorder, transponder interface electronics, etc)

  • Monitor the trending and analysis data for the CDH subsystems on a daily, weekly, monthly and long term basis

  • Assist online engineers in identifying and correcting CDH problems encountered in real-time at anytime including off-hours/weekends

  • Assist offline engineers in identifying and correcting spacecraft issues

  • Understand On-Board Fault Management (OBFM) and how to respond to all CDH related spacecraft anomalies

  • Maintain the spacecraft clock to within mission requirements, which includes trending & analysis of performance and computing & uplinking frequency adjustments

  • Develop/Create process improvements, enhancements for the CDH subsystems and Aura spacecraft in order to improve accuracy or efficiency

  • Create and update CDH procedures, pages, plots, etc

  • Train new online engineers about the CDH subsystem

  • Submit monthly and other report status of the CDH subsystem as needed

  • Attend all necessary meeting related to the CDH subsystem and Aura spacecraft. This can include leading CDH related meetings and/or providing inputs for the CDH subsystem


Education Requirements (Systems Engineer or Experienced Systems Engineer):

  • BS in Engineering or related discipline

Experience Requirements (Systems Engineer):

  • Supported on-console flight operations in the past or currentlywith at least 6 month supporting on-console flight operations (EOS Flight Operations preferred)

Experience Requirements (Experienced Systems Engineer):

  • 1 year of spacecraft flight operations experience including subsystem experience (EOS Flight Operations preferred)

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: Engineering

Primary Location: US-US-MD-Greenbelt

Req ID: 1064130