23 days old
2018-04-282018-06-18

Lead Defense Space Systems Engineer

MITRE
McLean, VA
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.



*This position is located in Reston, VA.




Key Functions:


  • Candidate will help establish a MITRE presence and shape engineering contributions to the Space Security and Defense Program (SSDP) in a leadership position (i.e. Task Leader, Associate Project Leader, etc.).

  • Candidate must have sufficient knowledge of, and experience with, the space domain and offensive/defensive space control (OSC/DSC) operations.


  • Candidate must be able to formulate and successfully complete diverse and technically challenging tasks related to the sponsors objectives.


  • Candidate will lead Reston customer engagement to include task definition, and refinement of sponsor objectives.


  • Evaluate emerging technologies and apply innovation to address evolving and ever-present threats.


  • Support the sponsor to define and advocate for cutting-edge space protection solutions.


  • Facilitate and manage space and cyberspace related advanced projects.


  • Conduct and support research, application development, experimentation and prototypes that support the enhancement of space system defensibility, resiliency, and survivability.


  • Demonstrate an ability to build partnerships and champion technical development in the cyber and space domains.





























Required qualifications:




       Expertise in space control systems and technologies (offensive and defensive)


       Space Control experiences that can be applied across space and cyber domains and enterprises


       Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI SSBI level security clearance


       Desire to learn and be part of a fast-paced and complex SSDP team


       Leadership experience and domain knowledge




Minimum qualifications:


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or related experience


  • Knowledge of and experience with space and cyberspace operations


  • Knowledge of and experience with space and cyberspace professionals and community


  • Knowledge of space control and organizational roles and responsibilities



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