LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Redmond, Washington.
In this role, you will join the Systems Requirements, Integration, and Risk (SRIR) organization to perform systems engineering assignments requiring a wide application of advanced systems engineering principles, theories and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines. In this role, you will also assist the chief engineer with team coordination and planning, interfacing with program management and customers. May provide guidance to less experienced engineers on team. Typical duties:
Develops hardware and software requirements for chemical and electric rocket propulsion systems product development. Responsible for derivation, allocation, and documentation of requirements in requirements database and specifications.
Coordinates requirements, interfaces, and related specification change management with IPT members. Defines and coordinates requirements verification plans with integrated product team members, plans and manages compliance assessment and certification.
Performs functional analysis and coordinates system trade studies. Coordinates selection of optimized concept baselines through benefit/cost trades in support of definition of system architecture and objectives.
Leads project risk assessment and management and prepares and reports results on mitigation plans.
Communicates results in oral presentations and written communication.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering or appropriate discipline/science (Electronics, Aerospace) and at least five (5) years of directly related industry technical experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). Advanced degree desirable. Coursework in Systems Engineering (requirements management, risk management, product development cycle) disciplines and rocket propulsion strongly desired. Experience with DOORS or equivalent requirements management software preferred.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 13676
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:•Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.•Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft. Juno will arrive at Jupiter in 2016.•Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings ...in various locations throughout the US.Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.