Senior Sensor System Engineer

Millennium Engineering And Integration El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Summary

Millennium Engineering and Integration Company is seeking a Senior Sensor System Engineer for a full-time position supporting Satellite System Acquisition at the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), a subordinate unit of Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). SMC is headquartered at Los Angeles Air Force Base (LAAFB) in El Segundo, CA. This work is at LAAFB and supports system engineering processes for USAF Space Overhead Persistent IR, Defense Weather satellite, and enterprise ground systems development, production, sustainment, and future programs. The goal is to ensure contractor compliance with technical requirements and mission assurance practices.

Seeking a specialized sensor system engineer to support SMC space programs. Past work should include primary and/or auxiliary payload sensors experience across the RF spectrum from UV to communication and radar systems. Should have knowledge or experience in design, manufacture, and fielding of sensor systems.

Duties & Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will monitor contractor and government requirements development and verification processes and work products.

  • The successful candidate will verify, track, and report on contractor schedules including accuracy, sufficiency of detail, and effectiveness of timelines, critical paths, and work structure

  • The successful candidate will provide systems engineering and verification status reports to USAF program management.

  • The successful candidate will identify, document, and advise on technical disconnects relating to the integration and test of sensor payload, spacecraft, and ground systems for compliance with contract requirements.

  • The successful candidate will facilitate mutual understanding between contractor and government program office of program contract requirements and will support and advise on government (AF and civilian) lead's objectives.

  • The successful candidate will provide periodic status reports (daily, weekly, and/or monthly, depending on need) to program and government program leadership, as required.


Work Experience

  • Experience, training, and/or certification in System Engineering, Program Management, Defense Acquisition, and contract technical evaluation desirable

  • System Engineering, 10 years required

  • Sensor operating concepts, 5 years required

  • System Integration and Test (I&T) experience desired

  • Sensor design knowledge desired

  • Sensor calibration principles knowledge desired

  • Remote sensing experience desired

  • Satcom experience desired

  • ISR, Electronic warfare, and DoD wargaming tactics and strategies knowledge desired

  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook required. Working knowledge of Project desired.

  • Prior military space experience desirable

Other Requirements

  • Strong analytical capabilities critical to ensuring government needs are met.

  • Motivated, energetic self-starter with desire and ability to work in a multi-task environment.

  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication and collaborative skills.

  • Ability to lead and participate on both intra-office and cross-organizational teams and working groups.

  • Travel may be required.


  • Requires a Bachelor's of Science degree (graduate degree preferred) in Engineering or Science and a minimum of 10 years work experience, in engineering, science, or related technical disciplines with Space system engineering or equivalent experience.

Clearance Active US Government TS SCI clearance or SSBI less than five years old required

Millennium offers a comprehensive benefits package. Millennium is An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Millennium does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training. It is also Millennium's policy to maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Millennium participates in the E-Verify program.

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Senior Sensor System Engineer

Millennium Engineering And Integration