Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

Join a spacecraft systems engineering team at LASP that is developing the hardware and software for a unique deep space mission in a highly creative and collaborative environment.

Job Duties

Team member will join the small spacecraft systems engineering team working on design, analysis, fault protection, spec review, test procedure development, integration, test, design verification, and operations for an upcoming deep space mission as part of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists. Please note that this position has a strong teaching/mentoring component and requires occasional international travel.


Required Qualifications

Applicant must have a strong systems engineering background with in-depth knowledge of and experience with spacecraft, including an intimate understanding of the interplay between all spacecraft subsystems, spacecraft to ground, spacecraft to instrument, and spacecraft to launch vehicle interfaces. Strong team leadership skills, the ability to work independently, and good organization and project management skills are required. Must be able to work in a dynamic and fluid team environment and be enthusiastic about mentoring students and junior engineers.

Due to U.S. Export Control Restrictions, only U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply.

Desired Qualifications

Additional experience in the following areas is highly desired:
  • Spacecraft fault protection
  • Simulation environment development
  • Spacecraft flight software development
  • Mission operations
  • Interplanetary missions
  • Subcontract management
  • Test scripting

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Curriculum Vitae or Resume 2 - Cover Letter. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at The University of Colorado at Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10060 - Lab Atmos/Space Physics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 29, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Freya Olson

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00730256


Similar jobs

Similar jobs