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Senior Systems Engineer

Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Perspecta has immediate needs for Senior Satellite Ground Systems Engineers to provide support to a program we have with the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NESDIS is responsible for the procurement of new flight and ground systems and the modification of existing systems needed to operate the satellites, and to collect, process, distribute, and store satellite data for the nations civilian environmental satellite (spacecraft and sensor) program.

The selected Systems Engineer will provide expertise in ground station engineering to support full lifecycle system engineering activities. Responsibilities / duties may include:

  • Working with NOAA and NASA on establishing requirements and concepts for the future satellites: polar orbiting; geo-stationary and LaGrange point (Space Weather)
  • Helping NOAA engineer the transformation of the ground systems to Cloud Based technology
  • Helping NOAA engineer the transformation of its science applications to Cloud Technology
  • Institutionalizing enterprise systems engineering processes



  • Requires BS Degree in engineering and 10+ years experience in engineering or a MS Degree in engineering and at least 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Experience with NASA or NOAA satellite ground systems
  • Detailed understanding of satellites and supporting ground systems
  • Knowledge of design, development and implementation of technical products and systems.
  • Experience performing ground segment requirements development
  • Experience with Cloud technologies and best practices is desired.
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Public Trust government security clearance is required.
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