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Sierra Nevada Corporation Sr. Systems Engineer - Mission Assurance in Louisville, Colorado

Are you a bold thinker? We dream big at Sierra Nevada Corporation-advocatingthe exploration of space, keeping service members safe and creating thesystems that keep our world united and sustain our way of living. Join ourteam! As a Systems Engineer for Mission Assurance, you will be usingyour skills and expertise to research, architect, model, simulate,test, certify and improve cutting edge products and services. You'll bedeveloping complex system architectures within contextual modelingplatforms, ushering them from operational concept through preliminary anddetailed design, simulation, and test using progressive tools. As across-functional engineer, you are in charge of system-level ownership ofnew products and processes through the product lifecycle.At SNC's Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of theDream Chaser spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocketengines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as wellas systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of ourSpace Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (includingNASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations.Must-haves:Bachelor's of Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline andtypically 10 or more years of relevant experienceDemonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practicesExperience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teamsExperience with Project Management activities such as schedule development,task and resource planning, and proposal developmentKnowledge of the System Safety product lifecycle, including but not limitedto, fault tree analysis, hazard analysis, failure tolerance requirementdecomposition, etc.Knowledge of the Reliability and Maintainability product design lifecycle,including but not limited to, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis,Reliability Prediction and Allocation, as well as Maintainability AnalysisKnowledge of Continuous Risk Management ProcessPreferred:Advanced Experience with requirements management and system modelling tools,such as DOORS, Rhapsody, NoMagic, MATLABThorough understanding of requirement management, functional requirementsparsing, derivation and allocation; systems design, systemsintegration, technical risk identification and management strategies, andVerification and Validation (VandV) principlesKnowledge of industry standard mechanical design principles, to include,but not limited to requirements management, Model Based System Engineering(MBSBackground in the Aerospace and Defense IndustryExperience leading baseline definition and maturation in a complex developmentsetting, including the use of high impact trade studies and other measuresThorough understanding of establishing and tracking key Technical PerformanceMeasurements (TPM)The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required.IMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret U.S.Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needsan active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not beeligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of DefenseConsolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal governmentagency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearanceeligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affectthe outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limitedto, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference,criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a TierOne Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America'sfastest-growing companies.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer-

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