Director Satellite Systems Engineering

| Westminster

 

Lead the management and execution of satellite systems engineering activities for DigitalGlobe’s imaging satellites. Working with other engineers and departments, this person will translate business requirements into satellite requirements. This leader will perform trade studies, develop alternatives, help write RFPs, and evaluate contractor proposals to ensure solid designs that will provide the required performance within cost and schedule constraints. During program execution, this person will lead the DigitalGlobe satellite team through all aspects of insight and oversight into the contractor’s development activities including design, manufacturing, test, and launch

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Physics

At least 15 years of experience in the following general disciplines:

  • Requirements development for Low Earth Orbit imaging satellites
  • System budgeting and performance analyses
  • Demonstrated expertise in at least one satellite sub-system
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with senior leadership
  • Management experience
  • US Citizenship

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in satellite I&T
  • Vendor Management experience
  • Ability to get a security clearance at Top Secret or higher

DigitalGlobe offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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Location

1300 W. 120th Ave, Westminster, CO 80234
1300 W. 120th Ave, Westminster, CO 80234

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