Harris Corporation Senior Systems Engineer / Image Scientist in Herndon, Virginia
Senior Systems Engineer / Image Scientist 8/15/17--Systems, EngineeringUSA - NY - Rochester, USA - VA - Herndon
Job ID: SIS20171408-20353
Senior Systems Engineer / Image Scientist
Job Code: SIS20171408-20353
Job Location: Rochester, NY / Herndon, Va
Provides engineering services, primarily in the area of calibration and radiometry of remote or airborne systems, as a technical specialist for research, evaluation and verification of highly complex optical imaging systems built for space applications. Uses the application of engineering standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques to solve complex problems associated with spaceflight hardware. Throughout a life cycle, will lead the design, development, test and verification of complex engineering hardware. Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Regularly called upon to function in a project leadership role. Evaluates and provides input to change request assessments. Communicates technical issues, risks, opportunities and status to systems/supervisory leadership. Interacts with teammates and customers to ensure alignment. May take part in putting together proposals, configurations and product offerings
BS degree in Engineering, Physics, or other related scientific discipline with 10 plus years relevant systems engineering work and/or space systems experience and general knowledge of systems engineering processes or equivalent.
2 or more years of of Matlab, IDL, Python or C/C++ useful for problem solving
Active TS/SCI clearance.
Preferred Additional Skills:
MS/PhD degree in Engineering, Physics, Project Management or other related scientific discipline with 8 plus years of experience for MS and 3 plus years of experience for PhD
3 years relevant experience with optical imaging systems and/or sensor systems technology design, manufacture, integration, and test
Ability to lead program milestone reviews (SRR. SDR. PDR, CDR, FCA/PCA, PSR)
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, ability to interact with a cross functional team, act as customer interface
Ability to collaborate across all levels of leadership
Holds Technical Subject Matter Expertise in Electrical, Mechanical, Optical, Image Science or equivalent engineering discipline
Ability to architect an end to end space system with a full understanding of the product lifecycle
Experience with DOD and NASA optical space based instruments
Experience in risk management
Experience with subcontractor technical oversight
Experience with project management aspects of technology development programs
Experience with MBSE
Please be aware this position requires a TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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