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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Solar Array Lead Engineer

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Englewood, CO
  •  R0011778
  •  Security Clearance Required

Are you a bold thinker? We dream big at Sierra Nevada Corporation—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, and test using progressive tools. As a cross-functional engineer, you are in charge of system-level ownership of new products and processes through the product lifecycle.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

Must-haves:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or other related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience.

  • Previous experience with solar array design

  • Previous experience with solar array assembly and test

  • Experience working with subcontractors and vendors

  • Demonstrated success meeting aggressive development schedules

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Desire for new challenges, to be on the ground floor of an exciting capability for our nation, and to be part of the initial cadre developing a new multi-domain system.

  • Willingness to work on a small team performing complex engineering design evaluations for a diverse mission where everyone’s input matters.

  • Experience working on multi-disciplinary design and development teams.

  • An active Secret U.S. Security Clearance required

Preferred:

  • An active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance

  • Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant aerospace experience

  • Experience with a variety of types of solar cells

  • Direct satellite experience

  • Experience with holistic space power systems design

  • Knowledge of space environment and its impacts on system performance

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Demonstrated experience briefing technical subjects to both technical and non-technical people and delivering key messages and insights from analysis products.

Important Notice:

This position requires current/active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

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