Scientist, Systems Engineer - (TS/SCI with Poly)

L3Harris Technologies
Bryans Road, MD
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
Description:Job Title: Scientist, System EngineerJob Code: SAS20212110-71365Job Location: Chantilly, VAJob Description:L3Harris Corporation is currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join our team. Responsible for providing technical guidance and oversite to the Systems Engineering team on a space battle management-C2 project and collaborate with others. This position will develop a common technical approach and harmonize the architecture of the various government provided equipment/SW for the program and other space enterprise C2 efforts. The SE team will be responsible for developing a target architecture and migrating the current systems to that architecture. They will integrate with third party applications and services into the target architecture. Additional responsibilities will include facilitating close collaboration with the customer and key stakeholders throughout all phases of the system lifecycle for the program mission space through regular and continual communication with stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have experience in the space surveillance, space C2 and have an in-depth understanding networking and Information Assurance technology and techniques. This trusted member of the team will work in Northern Va. Travel around CONUS will be required.We have a long history of innovative and exceptional performance; we have earned our place as a trusted provider to our customers. In this position, you will bring your systems engineering background to a system engineering role where you can make a broad impact to programs and projects that are critical to our customers.Essential Functions:Performing hardware/software requirements definition, decomposition, allocation, management, verification, and validationSystem specification development, creation and enforcement of interface control documents, system risk management, and system configuration managementResponsibility for verifying all requirements are met using the approved verification method and documenting the verification resultsSupport programs by creating models, simulations, and analysis tools to support national security space analysis activities.Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluations alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, and operationsUse modeling and simulation analyses to support design validation and mission benefit analysesDevelop new algorithms and processes, enhance current tool capabilities, and perform analysesInteraction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of senior technical personnelContribute to the development of new concepts to enhance mission operationsSupport the development of technological concepts which improve system performance and mission capabilitiesMay act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a projectPerforms additional duties and responsibilities as assignedQualifications:Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience, OR, Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.Active TS/SCI with Poly clearance is required.9+ years of Systems Engineering experience and knowledge of Systems Engineering processesExperienced in decomposition of govt requirements to system, subsystem and component requirementsExperienced with Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Space Control, Space Superiority Mission AreasExperienced with projects heavy in SW development and integration into a larger enterpriseExperienced in the preparation of technical papers, trades, systems engineering process modification, throughout all phases of the development lifecycle and proposal lifecycle developmentPreferred Additional Skills:Strong leadership and communication skillExperience with Space Situational Awareness (SSA) or Space Control Mission AreaExperience with the Space Command and Control SystemsExperience with the application of orbital mechanics to Space Situational Awareness (SSA)Experienced with Space Base SDA operation and system architectureExperienced with command and control system operational CONOPSExperienced with Unified Modeling Language (UML) and System Modeling Language (SyML)Experienced in Continuous integration and or Agile Development techniquesExperienced with radar and/or electro-optical SDA operations and system architectureExperienced and has developed innovative approaches to accelerate schedule or reduced development costs while maintaining good engineering principles and adhering to the intent of the L3Harris Corp processes.Experienced in setting up new development projects in schedule driven environmentFamiliarity with cyber security requirement and processes with respect to design implementationFamiliarity with radar and electro optical sensors used to detect and track space objectsFamiliarity with geosynchronous, highly elliptical, low, and medium earth orbit mission operations and analysisFamiliarity with Special Perturbations (SP)(state vectors) and High Accuracy Catalog (HAC) analysis at the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC)/18th SpCS or equivalent environmentFamiliarity with statistical methodsFamiliarity with Combatant Commander Integrated Command and Control System (CCIC2S) or Integrated Space Command and Control (ISC2) ProgramsFamiliar with JSpOC Mission System (JMS)Flexibility to travel for customer purposes

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