Small Satellites Systems Engineer/Analyst

Huntsville, Alabama
Sep 04, 2022
Oct 09, 2022
Full Time

Small Satellites Systems Engineer/Analyst

Huntsville, Alabama

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

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We believe taking care of our employees will deliver the best support to our customers and our community. Our success is attributable to our employees. We recruit and retain civic-minded people who fit our family-oriented small business culture.

Valued people deliver the highest level of professionalism and support to our customers. We provide our employees with a positive work environment and social activities that reinforce teamwork.

Awarded in August 2021 to the Parsons Team, the TEAMS next Missile Defense Systems Engineering contract has a three-year base period plus four one-year options that should take the period of performance through the end of 2028 into 2029. The primary purpose of this contract is to provide outstanding systems engineering services vital for MDA mission success at multiple locations around the world. As a member of the Parsons Team, Venturi, LLC, a Chenega company, seeks well-qualified candidates who are passionate about protecting national security and keeping our warfighters safe. If that description sounds like you, this position may be just the right ticket to board the train for your continued career adventure.

Venturi, LLC, a, Chenega company, has an exciting career opportunity for a Small Satellites Systems Engineer/Analyst who will play an important role supporting Missile Defense Agency on the TEAMS Next Missile Defense Systems Engineering contract. This individual will support Missile Defense Agency Advanced Technology Program efforts providing direct technical and programmatic support to Advanced Research Nanosat Testbed Initiative (NTI). NTI leverages readily available, small, low cost satellites (Class D) as test platforms to demonstrate advanced missile defense system technologies in relevant operational environments, providing risk reduction for future kill vehicle, sensor, and automated operations for missile defense.


Work you'll do

As a Small Satellites Systems Engineer/Analyst within our TEAMS Next Missile Defense Systems Engineering team, you will:
  • Participate in engineering technical reviews to ensure planned engineering implementations are consistent with intended requirements
  • Support (NTI) with planning and managing ground segment development and integration of satellite requirements into the Missile Defense Space Center
  • Implement ground architecture for classified data
  • Support government customer at coordination meetings with other government agencies and site visits with contractors and university affiliated research centers
  • Support the small satellite team with planning, requirements integration, process coordination, and documentation necessary to execute the mission


  • BS degree in a STEM discipline
  • 7+ years of experience with MDA engineering programs or related Space and Missile programs
  • Working knowledge of Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Integration, Space, and Nanosat Launch Developmental Testing and Integration
  • Working knowledge of cybersecurity requirements for satellites and ground architecture (risk management framework)
  • Coordination required with laser clearing house for optical communication, DoD Space Test Program for launch segment planning, and the Army Spectrum Management Office for frequency requests
  • Capability to develop and present program briefings to senior management-level personnel
  • Requires knowledge and ability to resolve complex hardware, software, and/or integration problems and devise unique solutions that meet and exceed client requirements
  • Requires ability to decipher/comprehend complex technical requirements, specifications, and regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to serve in a leadership role, (e.g. take the lead on team task assignments and manage meetings)
  • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing, with team members, managers, and clients working on complex issues pertaining to assigned tasks
  • TS security clearance required, TS/SCI preferred.
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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