Aerospace Engineer

Perspecta - King of Prussia, PA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $95,000 - $130,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities
Researches, designs, develops, and tests structures, propulsion units, and guidance and control subsystems for aircraft, missiles, or spacecraft. Analyzes aerospace product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs, which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods. Analyzes project requests and proposals and engineering data to determine feasibility, productibility, cost, and production time of aerospace or aeronautical products. Directs and coordinates activities of engineering or technical staff designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing of aircraft or aerospace products. Develops design criteria for aeronautical or aerospace products or systems, including testing methods, production costs, quality standards, and completion dates. Plans and conducts experimental, environmental, operational and stress tests on models and prototypes of aircraft and aerospace systems and equipment. Evaluates product data and design from inspections and reports for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, and quality standards. Formulates mathematical models or other methods of computer analysis to develop, evaluate, or modify design according to customer engineering requirements. Reviews performance reports and documentation from customers and field engineers, and inspect malfunctioning or damaged products to determine problem. Evaluates and approves selection of vendors. Plans and coordinates activities concerned with investigating and resolving customers' reports of technical problems with aircraft or aerospace vehicles. Evaluates new technologies for application in improving design of aerospace systems. Plans, coordinates, directs, and evaluates testing of aerospace systems. Performs risk assessment of aerospace systems and generates risk mitigation plans and strategies.

The program role is to perform operationally-unique trades and analyses of current and future mission systems, delivering a wide variety of specialty engineering and analysis in support of operational timelines. This position requires experience and understanding of operational systems and environments. The candidate is required to have a strong technical background with a focus on core systems engineering skills and aerospace domain knowledge of mission capabilities and performance.

Qualifications
Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

Required:
Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
BS or MS in Engineering (aerospace, mechanical, electrical computer/software), Imaging Science, Mathematics, Physics or related technical field
High degree of computer literacy with ability to rapidly learn complex applications and data tools.
Experience in at least one of the following: Matlab, Python, C++, C#, Perl, SAS, or R
Excellent presentation and communication skills; Demonstrated ability to clearly explain technical topics to technical and non-technical audiences

Desired:
Experience evaluating and developing orbital parameters to meet operational requirements
Experience analyzing constellation-level system performance
Experience in Data Mining, Analysis, Performance Analysis, Predictive Analytics and Reporting using various methods and tools
Experience in modeling and simulation techniques
Strong knowledge of systems engineering fundamentals
Strong systems analysis skills, with the ability to identify and accurately describe system issues
Domain knowledge and demonstrated understanding of user needs and operational environments
Demonstrated capability and success working in team environments
Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forms
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