Mission Data Processing Systems Lead - 00048267



Job Description

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MITRE Program Division (P430) is looking for a space mission data processing systems engineer to lead the development of future Remote Sensing capability and supporting ground architectures.  The candidate will work directly with the Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate as an FFRDC trusted technology advisor. 


Key Functions:

  • Provide technical leadership for an SMC/RS wide ground architecture strategy

  • Develop a future mission data processing technology roadmap to include the advancement of exploitation labs, independent verification and validation of industry community algorithms, and integration of world class research and development across the community  

  • Work in technical teams and be expected to interact with Air force, contractor and other FFRDC partners
This position is part of a diverse technical team of senior SMEs in varying geographical locations. Therefore, the selected candidate will directly impact warfighter missions and the advancement of the U.S. industry base for this mission.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS or equivalent and 5 years of related experience

  • *Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Required Qualifications:

  • Self-starter and possess system engineering expertise related to military and/or space systems

  • Experience with OPIR or Weather systems, as well as, ground and space system architectures

  • Obtain and maintain a Top Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expected to lead sponsor engagement, and must possess excellent communications and written skills, and the ability to work well with Air Force, contractor, and other FFRDC personnel


Posted: 26 July, 2018

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