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Kforce Senior Systems Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer in Boulder, Colorado (CO).Responsibilities:

  • Own fault management concept, development, test, and training/operations activities from program onset to delivery

  • Provide systems engineering leadership to develop spacecraft and/or mission-level fault management design

  • Understand mission-level priorities and risk posture to inform fault management implementation

  • Develop a working knowledge of all vehicle's subsystems

  • Lead teams of subject matter experts to solve unique design challenges related spacecraft health and safety

  • Understand failure modes and effects for vehicle subsystems and components

  • Establish responses to maintain vehicle safety should a failure occur

  • Tailor and implement existing fault containment strategies based on program needs and requirements

  • Clearly and thoroughly document the fault management approach in Systems Engineering Reports

  • Represent program with internal and external customers as the fault management expert. Includes technical exchange meetings, presenting at formal and informal reviews, etc.

  • Lead team effort to develop test plans, procedures, and scripts, and execute test campaigns to verify fault management design

  • Gain a detailed and architecture-level understanding of the spacecraft and/or mission system through creation & implementation of the fault management design

  • Active member of vehicle systems engineering team, involved in vehicle-level design, requirements verification, integration and test and mission operations activities

  • Collaborative member of fault management section, contributing to internal peer reviews, development of common philosophies and approaches, training and mentoring activities

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required, plus 8 or more years related experience in either space vehicle systems, space vehicle operations or space vehicle test

  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience; Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education

  • Degree must be from a University, College, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education

  • Demonstrated desire and ability to learn new technical areas

  • Capability to think critically at all mission levels; architecture-level impacts of design decisions down to implementation details

  • Flexibility to manage differing technical opinions, evolving customer needs, challenging budgets and schedules, and limited resources

  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach to problem solving

  • Effective in small team environment with broad responsibilities and minimal oversight

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:132000.00Maximum Compensation:142500.00