Senior Terminal Systems Engineer SME: You will be assigned to the terminals engineering team responsible for the development of requirements, test and verification and interoperability certification. The Terminals System Test and Evaluation Engineer will support the SATCOM Capability Integrator’s office Joint Terminal Engineering Office for the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) in Los Angeles, CA.
Conduct and participate in IPTs and Working Groups that address the design/development, production, integration, and certification of SATCOM terminals
Facilitate/develop/present resolution of issues related to terminal integration
Develop and maintain interoperability requirements for SATCOM programs
Develop program Interoperability Verification Plans (IVPs), trace IVPs to test events
Develop terminal Interoperability Certification Evaluation Plans (ICEPs)
Monitor test events, perform analysis on test results, develop report with recommendations
Collect, analyze, and report on data collected during program Integrated Tests
Required: BS in engineering or computer science or equivalent experience. 15+ years of relevant technical experience in aerospace. 5+ years in SATCOM terminals requirements verification, test and evaluation. Independent problem solving with a variety of systems engineering abilities, including knowledge and experience in requirements development, verification, and test. Ability to work effectively with customers and program stakeholders and have robust written and verbal communication skills.
Desired: Master’s degree in engineering. Candidate must have excellent oral/written communication skills and customer relationship skills. Candidate must be an independent problem solver, comfortable in a fast paced environment and be able to quickly adapt to emerging requirements and changing priorities. TS Clearance. Protected MILSATCOM program experience, such as on Milstar, Advanced EHF or Enhanced Polar System. SATCOM terminal design, development, production, integration & test, and/or certification experience.
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. An Active Secret security clearance is required. This is a full-time, fully-funded position located in El Segundo, CA.