Space/Ground Mission Engineering Lead with Security Clearance

Los Angeles, California
May 18, 2024
May 30, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Overview Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation's most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers' missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit for more details. Responsibilities Translate real-world needs into technical implementation and be an integral part of delivering customer-focused engineering solutions in rapidly transforming on-orbit space environment. Join Arcfield to engineer the Space Force's top priority space programs. Arcfield is supporting the U.S. Space Force develop and deploy the next generation of resilient capabilities to deliver critical information to quickly win and even prevent future wars. You will develop Mission Threads, Concepts of Operations (CONOPs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Technical Requirements Documents (TRDs), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), and digital mission and system models. You will exercise your skills by researching new requirements, technologies, and threats, and using innovative engineering methodologies and tools to create tomorrow's solutions. Come join Arcfield and solve our countries most daunting challenges with innovation! Be the recognized expert who designs, researches, and develops highly advanced applications, which result in new solutions and innovations for the U.S. Space Force. Lead efforts to capture new business through technical work and capability briefings. Guide product, solution, and process design related to applications Lead impact and system analysis based on technical and mission requirements Lead a sub-team of designers and writers in support of implementation Oversee the development of test architectures and technology validation strategies; developing and nurture consensus and working relationships with technical teams and integration on projects and programs Lead and contribute in technical Centers of Excellence (CoE) collaborating with other technical teams in the exchange and transfer of technical knowledge and in the development and evolution of architecture standards, guidelines, reference architecture, and the systems Technology Roadmap; and performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned Qualifications Required: BS 12-15, MS 10-13, PhD 10+ 12+ years of experience in large-scale space mission and systems engineering and integration on DoD and IC space programs 6+ years of experience developing operational requirements, CONOPS, architectures, use cases, technical specifications, ICDs, and integration plans and roadmaps for space and ground systems Experience conducting or supporting space system Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), and System Verification Reviews (SVRs) Knowledge of systems engineering standards, including IEEE 15288.1 and IEEE 15288.2 Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals Ability to be highly motivated, and demonstrate a dynamic work ethic and strong desire to contribute to the DoD mission Must Possess and Maintain Top Secret /SCI clearance Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or CS Desired: Experience performing systems engineering, integration, and testing on space-based remote sensing systems Experience using a digital engineering approach to analyze and develop system definitions and technical baselines Knowledge of the OPIR mission, remote sensing payloads, communication and networking, data processing, exploitation and dissemination, space system operations and tasking, mission planning, or space-ground integration Knowledge of DoD 5000.01 and 5000.02 Knowledge of hardware and software development processes and Agile methods TS/SCI clearance Master's degree in an Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or CS field INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional Certifications, including ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP Certifications Equal Pay Act This is the projected compensation range for this position. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, Arcfield invests in its employees beyond just compensation. Arcfield 's benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Mix: 120730.80
Max: 290114.31 EEO Statement EEO Arcfield proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active-Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.