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1597 - Senior Systems Engineer

Greenbelt, Maryland
U.S. Citizenship


We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Greenbelt, Maryland to support our Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for systems engineering activities associated with the development of NASA communications ground systems in support of new human spaceflight programs and initiatives and NASA science missions. This position also involves being a part of a dynamic team executing concurrent planning and execution to meet high-priority national timelines for missions.


  • Develop systems engineering-related documentation including:
  • Operations Concept documents
  • Requirements documents
  • Specifications
  • Interface Control Documents
  • Validation & Verification Plans
  • Plan and execute end-to-end systems integration.
  • Perform analysis, design, and development of ground systems.
  • Lead and perform trade studies.


  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics
  • At least 10 years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of communications systems
  • Prior experience leading and performing trade studies associated with ground systems.
  • Prior experience coordinating and directing the work of peers.


  • A Master's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics
  • Prior experience working with NASA programs and projects.
  • Prior experience working with Department of Defense and/or Intelligence Community organizations
  • The ability to work under challenging timelines with ambiguity.
  • Prior experience with mission integration


  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.