Engineer II-Mission Systems Engineer (Systems Operability)

Position: Engineer II-Mission Systems Engineer (Systems Operability) - Security clearance required
Boulder, CO
Job description
Engineer II – Mission Systems Engineer (Systems Operability)

What You’ll Do

  • Detailed oriented systems engineering to understand the in-depth use of our client's spacecraft and the interdependences between spacecraft subsystems. 

  • Create and document the commands and telemetry for a spacecraft in a useful and easily understood manner throughout the life of the spacecraft development, integration and test, and mission operations.

  • Control and maintain the configuration of our client's Spacecraft via Flight Software Tables throughout the life of the spacecraft development, integration and test, and mission operations. 

  • Own and implement the command and telemetry system and tools for Spacecraft Integration and Test, as well as certain flight ground systems.

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need
  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years related experience.

  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

  • Current TS/SCI security clearance required.

  • Experience working in UNIX, Mac, and MS-Windows environments is preferred.

  • Good planning, organization, and communication skills.

  • Ability to work with large teams of distributed ground system engineers and senior level engineers of multiple disciplines.

  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • A willingness and ability to learn many of the technical skills through on-the-job training.

  • Ability to remain calm and collected in stressful situations.

  • Solid troubleshooting skills are required to provide anomaly resolution support during simulator development, integration and test of all spacecraft and payload components, and on orbit anomaly situations.

Working Conditions
  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.

  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.

  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.

  • Travel and local commute between our client's campuses and other possible non-client locations may be required. 

Successful candidate will have completed a government national security clearance investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

*U.S. Citizenship is Required.  

By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance, Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position. 


Our client is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

Our client is subject to regular audits to ensure workers meet minimum qualifications for the programs on which they work. As such, our client cannot consider candidates who do not meet 100% of the minimum qualifications listed in the job description.
About Nuagem:
Nuagem is a dedicated talent acquisition firm of North America specializing in information technology. We are rapidly expanding into new markets with the diversified team of recruiters aimed to help our clients explore new opportunities and hidden talents. We leverage our networking skills to make client’s experience better in finding right people.

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