DigitalGlobe Instrument Procurement On-Site Representative in United States

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Seeking an experienced Space Systems Engineer with “hands-on” experience and oversight in the manufacture, assembly, test and acceptance of electro-optical (EO) imaging payloads. The candidate will be expected to work in a collaborative environment with minimal supervision as DigitalGlobe’s on-site representative at the instrument contractor’s facility. The candidate will provide status on the progress, issues, and key information of the instrument program to DigitalGlobe’s engineering team and management. This position will be in El Segundo, CA

This role is available as FTE, or in a contracting/consultative capacity.

The Space Systems Engineer will bridge the gap and work with both the DigitalGlobe and the Contractor’s engineering teams to help ensure successful execution of the EO program design and IV&V plan. The Space Systems Engineer will:

  • Review and monitor task schedules and execution, and report periodic status to the program manager and engineering team

  • Attend and report on systems engineering reviews and meetings (e.g., design reviews, test readiness reviews, data reviews)

  • Observe test operations such that all tests are completed in accordance with the contract, test procedures, standard processes, and applicable regulations

  • Review and communicate test results to DigitalGlobe management and engineering teams

  • Review any test anomalies and resolutions, including direct observation on the test floor and anomaly reviews

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in the development and/or test of Electro-Optical (EO) instruments intended for the space environment

  • Demonstrated experience with Raytheon Instrument system engineering and IV&V procedures and processes

  • Experience in requirements development and management

  • Knowledge of space environmental test requirements, methods and practices

  • Self-starter, ability to execute job assignments with minimal supervision

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated technical experience in the design, integration and test of electro-optical instruments and supporting electronics

  • Experience in passive and/or active sensor design and development, and the technologies that support these sensor systems

  • Experience with space-qualified parts, materials, and processes (PM&P)

  • Experience in Program or Project Management

  • Experience in writing and presenting technical presentations, detailing complex analyses across multiple levels of the organization.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in one of the following fields: Electrical or Aerospace Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related field.

Desired Education:

  • Masters or PhD in Optics, Physics or Engineering.

DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand our changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain actionable insight.

DigitalGlobe is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.