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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Spacecraft Astro/Radiation Effects Engineer

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Englewood, CO
  •  R0011780
  •  Security Clearance Required

Do you love bringing "out-there" ideas to life? We are innovators on a mission to unite, explore and inspire. As an aerospace engineer, you will research, design, develop, test, certify, deploy and improve cutting edge products and services. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll develop complex aerodynamic components, structures, and systems. Your technical duties involve the design and development, analysis, and test of new products and processes throughout 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 Engineering, Physics or other related discipline and typically 6 or more years of relevant experience.

  • Experience developing guidelines and strategies for radiation-tolerant designs.

  • 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 Engineering, Physics or related discipline and typically 6 or more years of relevant aerospace experience

  • Experience with radiation effects analysis and test.

  • Experience in resilient multi-domain communication system analysis, design and test.

  • 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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