Space Acquisition Engineer

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 3/4/2017

Aegis Technologies Group, Inc Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe, NM
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure*

You get one of the best privately held small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, that provides advanced technology and expert consulting services to industries throughout the world. AEgis specializes in modeling & simulation (M&S) and micro/nanoscale technology development. Our core competencies include simulation software and training simulators; geospatial databases; 3D models; war fighter exercise support; systems engineering and analysis; verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A); test and evaluation support; Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) and Man-in-the-Loop (MIL) simulation. AEgis' Nanogenesis Division excels in advancing cutting edge micro and nanoscale technologies from concept to deployment with applications ranging from defense to energy to biotechnology.


AEgis is seeking highly qualified Space Acquisition Engineer (AE) on multiple Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) programs. Provide a broad range of support to the program system engineering activities, and specific AE support to Space Target Launch missions. Provide AE support functions to execute the programmatic cycle of engineering activities in the support of its Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Documentation (RDOC). Support functions include organizing monthly Configuration Control Board (CCB) and Risk Management Board (RM Board), organizing periodic Lessons Learned Reviews, supporting entry/exit launch vehicle reviews for Target and Space launches, and maintaining various Command Media (CM) documentation. These services require expertise in a broad range of acquisition and engineering disciplines associated with the use of excess ballistic missiles and commercial motors in small/medium launch vehicle services. Provide recurring analytical and systems engineering input, tracking and updating Risk Management (RM) Process and Lessons Learned (LL) Process to include associated mitigation strategies. Provide recurring analytical and system engineering inputs and updates to the System Safety Program and track System Safety risks and Hazards. Develop Safety Risk acceptance packages for program leadership approval for the mission set. Facilitate System Safety Working Groups (SSWGs) to include maintaining cognizance of hazard identification, tracking, and mitigation activities and co-chairing (secretariat) the SSWG.

Success Factors (Success factors are simply the results we want this person to deliver, in order for us to consider this person a successful hire):

30 days: Candidate will successfully in process accomplishing all security-related activities resulting in access to Government computer networks. Candidate will review and demonstrate understanding of team analytical processes and procedures.

60 days: Candidate will interact with the team and other teammates successfully supporting program system engineering and other activities as directed for mission support. Candidate will become familiar with ongoing projects assigned

90 days: Candidate will develop program office procedures to meet identified gaps that emerge from Risk Management or Lessons Learned processes. Review and update documents regarding the Command Media.


Multiple positions are available. Candidate will have a minimum of a MS Engineering degree (or equivalent) and 3-5 yrs experience conducting space launch program system engineering. Experience with Excess Ballistic Missile-based target program is desirable. Candidate must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a US Secret Clearance. Current SSBI desirable. Detail oriented with strong analytical skills; detailed knowledge of AF Space and Missiles Center (SMC) processes, organizations, and missions. Extremely organized. Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills. Demonstrated ability to be part of a cohesive team and deliver the highest quality service. Can handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.

Contingent Funding Date: 1 Jan 2016