Systems Engineer 1

Company Name:
ULA/United Launch Alliance
Job Description:
The Mission Integration Systems Engineer is responsible for Spacecraft to Launch Vehicle interface requirements management. Roles and responsibilities are to support the development and management of the Spacecraft to Launch Vehicle mission interface requirements throughout the lifecycle of the mission. This includes addressing compatibility of spacecraft customer requirements to standard launch service; traceability of applicable customer requirements to the mission Interface Control Document (ICD); development, baseline and configuration control of the mission ICD; development, coordination and closure of mission interface requirement verifications; development, coordination and closure of mission interface launch system derived requirements and associated verifications. Additional responsibilities include customer and working group meeting interaction and support; development and presentation of briefings to ULA management and mission customers; lessons learned /open item/ action item coordination and closure; identification of process improvements; risk management identification; command media development and CMMI implementation.
The systems engineer performs technical planning, systems integration, verification, validation, cost, risk, supportability and effectiveness analyses for the total integrated systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of the total system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Responsible for coordination with launch system functional technical areas to ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or launch system requirements into total system solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints. Responsible for performing functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies of customer requirements for flow down into launch systems hardware and software specifications.
Performs system and subsystem integration ensuring that subsystems function together as an integrated system. Brings together discrete systems utilizing a variety of methods including systems engineering, technical risk assessments, technical planning, verification and validation, and supportability and effectiveness analyses of total systems throughout the system lifecycle. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, certification, operation, maintenance, and disposal. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. May lead cross-functional teams and play a critical role in process and tool development, execution, and continuous improvement.
Basic Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Systems Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering
General computer skills using PC-Based Microsoft applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Experience working and communicating within a team environment (Can include college coursework)
Candidates must have completed their degree between June 2012 and June 2014.
Candidate must have a cumulative GPA of 2.90 or greater on a 4.00 scale (No rounding)
Note: If candidate is selected for further screening, candidate must supply an unofficial college transcript upon the request of ULA (cumulative GPA and degree from current or most recent college must be validated). If a candidate is extended an offer and accepts the offer, ULA must receive an official transcript.
Some travel up to 10%
Able obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:
Current security
This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information.)
ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.
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