Spacecraft Systems Engineer

York Space Systems has an opening for a Spacecraft Systems Engineer interested in working in an exciting environment developing spacecraft through all segments of the life cycle. This position will be responsible for working with Senior engineering leadership to design, develop, and deploy small spacecraft solutions working amongst an innovative and fast-paced engineering team. Responsibilities also include working to develop test procedures, managing databases, developing interfaces, and integrating and testing hardware.

It is desirable for the candidate to have experience with the following:
• Spacecraft subsystem general architecture knowledge
• Power and mass budgeting
• High order estimation of subsystem performance expectations
• Interface Control documentation
• Hardware Test Procedure Development
• Subsystem database tracking and responsibility
• Integration & Test
• Fault detection and recovery
The ideal candidate would have approximately 3 to 5 years or more spacecraft experience. Candidates should have at least a BS degree in an Engineering discipline or other directly applicable background from an accredited educational institution.

York Space Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, military or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Spacecraft Mission Operator

Mission operators will work with a small, dynamic team to support day-to-day operations. The position will require flexibility in work hours to support needs outside the normal work schedule. Mission Operations staff will be required to work day, swing, and/or night shifts.

Mission operators responsibilities include: • Perform on-console tasks for real-time operations and anomaly investigations for multiple missions • Develop and execute Procedures for mission operations and Spacecraft mission planning • Respond to anomalies, software issues/failures • Test software and procedures • Trend and monitor telemetry • Monitor health and safety of space and ground segments • Support mission integration into the operations center

It is required for the candidate to have the following qualifications: • Ability to quickly learn new software and technical subjects • Excellent organization communication skills • Have a positive “can-do” attitude • Work well in both a team environment and executing individual tasks • Willing to work off hours

Previous satellite operations experience is not needed. We are willing to provide hands-on training to fly satellites to those applicants who meet the minimum requirements stated above.

It is preferred for the candidate to have the following qualifications: • BS degree in engineering, computer science, or relevant technical field • Previous satellite operations center experience • General knowledge of spacecraft subsystems, orbit dynamics, and ground systems • Attitude, determination, and control (ADCS) Experience with the following: • Telemetry analysis and trending • STK modeling • Orbit analysis • Thermal analysis • Electrical power systems • Communication systems • Space situational awareness • Command and data handling • Flight and ground software • Network administration • Data management

York Space Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, military or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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