Have experience with sensor applications and circuit analysis? Want to work on a spaceplane? We dream big at Sierra Space —advocating the exploration of space, keeping service members safe and creating the systems that keep our world united and sustain our way of living. Join our team! As a Systems Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to research, architect, model, simulate, test, certify and improve cutting edge products and services. You'll be developing complex system architectures within contextual modeling platforms, ushering them from operational concept through preliminary and detailed design, simulation, integration and test using progressive tools. As a cross-functional engineer, you are in charge of system-level ownership of new products and processes throughout the product lifecycle.
SNC’s subsidiary, Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space
Bachelors of Science degree in Systems Engineering or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience; Electrical Engineering degree preferred
Data Acquisition System architecture and Electrical Engineering background
Practical knowledge of Instrumentation Sensor functionality, installation and calibration processes
Practical knowledge of engineering principles and practices
Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams
Knowledge of requirements management, functional requirements parsing, derivation, and allocation; systems design, systems integration, technical risk identification and management strategies, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principles
Experience with hardware testing, development, qualification and supplier management
Knowledge of operating principles of varying types of sensors to include accelerometers, pressure transducers, strain gages, temperature devices and others
Knowledge of Data Acquisition telemetry tools implementation to include data analysis
Knowledge of industry standard electrical design principles, to include, but not limited to requirements management, Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)
Experience with requirements management and system modelling tools, such as DOORS, Rhapsody, NoMagic, MATLAB/Simulink
Experience or certification in INCOSE standards
Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry
Exposure to baseline definition and maturation in a complex development setting, including the use of high impact trade studies and other measures
Understanding of establishing and tracking key Technical Performance Measurements (TPM)
To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.
With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.
Sierra Space offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.
Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.
At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.