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Software Engineer


Software Engineer
Chantilly, Virginia


Software Engineer

KBR is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Software Engineer in our El Segundo, CA office to support the Enterprise Mission Assurance Team (EMAT).  The EMAT’s mission is to deliver technically superior risk assessments and smart risk mitigation options to ensure SSC space systems’ mission success in support of the joint warfighter and the nation. 

The SSC Portfolio Architect (SMC/ZA) maintains the EMAT to provide independent assessments of program risks and risk mitigation options to SSC leadership for designated SSC launch vehicles and space vehicles.  The EMAT acts independently from the programs under its review, and the SSC/CC is the final authority for directing and authorizing reviews by the EMAT.  The EMAT ensures the Space Systems Command (SSC) space vehicles and launch vehicles are ready to fly before launch and are built perform properly over the systems’ mission life.


Support the Software Panel by providing technical assistance in the areas of space and launch vehicle systems.
Technical evaluation and risk assessments of electrical units in space systems and of avionics units in launch vehicle systems
Technical evaluation of all space and launch vehicle on-board computers
Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support, including subject matter expertise (SME), as directed in various SSC guidance documents
Support IPTs with developing draft charts in support of Readiness Reviews 
Perform peer reviews as a member of technical panels on space vehicles and launch vehicles developed by SSC’s prime development contractors, sub-contractors, and vendors

Required Qualifications:

Technical Bachelor’s Degree is required
Minimum 10+ years of hands-on design, build, code, or test experience in one or more of the following arears:  Launch Vehicle, Satellite and/or Ground Station Software
Significant experience performing risk analysis and mitigation on space flight hardware
Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player
Demonstrated experience executing tasks in a timely manner
Demonstrated experience with team leadership and program/project management

Security Clearance: Must have active Secret clearance

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Posted 6 Days Ago
Full time
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