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Spacewire Instrument Engineer Job
SAIC | Lanham, Maryland
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Job Description

Spacewire Instrument Engineer (Job Number:429928)


SAIC is searching for a Spacewire Instrument Engineer in Greenbelt, MD.

- Support J1 MOST team as Instrument Systems Engineer
- Primary Instrument will be CrIS and serve as backup ISE for VIIRS
- Support the Mission Operations Support Team (MOST) in development of ground/spacecraft pre-launch processes and procedures for CrIS Instrument o Interface with the Instrument vendor and Subject Matter Experts (SME) to understand the CrIS Instrument
- Develop test procedures and test execution for system level, end-to-end tests with the spacecraft
- Identify and trouble shoot issues with the instrument and work with SME for resolution o Support Mission Rehearsals and Pre- Launch activities as CrIS engineer o Support CrIS Instrument during launch and activation of the instrument.
- This will include 24/7 support in 12 hour shifts



- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (4 years) and 5 years experience.
- Space Instrument Operations
- Experience with launch campaigns and operations
- MS Office skills necessary.
- Previous experience/proficiency with tools/languages such as STK, MATLAB, ECLIPSE, CECIL, and Perl is preferred, but not necessary.
- Four year degree in a technical field such as engineering is required
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 15, 2017, 1:53:45 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-LANHAM
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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