Senior Aerospace Systems Engineer

  • Full Time
  • USA
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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As a Senior Aerospace Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for designing new spacecraft, payloads and ground element concepts. You will lead and/or assisting in the full life cycle of TUI products and missions, including development, implementation, verification, integration, and operations.


  • Create autonomous space system concepts, architectures, configurations, and OV diagrams to meet
  • TUI mission objectives.
  • Analyze mission objectives and customer use cases to determine system requirements; establish traceability of all requirements to validation data.
  • Develop test plans and lead functional tests, qualification tests and field tests as applicable.
  • Work independently and with cognizant engineers to flow-down requirements to subsystems and subcontractors.
  • Model and analyze orbital dynamic behavior for complex mechanical systems in LEO.
  • Perform modeling simulation and analysis of subsystems as applicable.
  • Create and maintaining critical system and subsystem level budget tables (e.g. mass, power, propulsion, link, etc.)
  • Create system and subsystem level interface control documents.
  • Perform quantitative trade analyses, make-buy analyses, and vendor selections
  • Create, review and present materials for design reviews and customer meetings.
  • Technical management oversight, as applicable, including system cost, development schedule, and technical risks.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other relevant engineering discipline required (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ direct prior experience of the responsibilities listed above.
  • Direct experience of at least one full spacecraft life cycle from concept design to on-orbit operations required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands, and reach with hands and arms.  Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and printer.  May encounter prolonged periods of sitting.  Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, or lifting up to 40 lbs.

EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:  This is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week.

TRAVEL:  Some travel is expected for this position (<5%).


  • This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.
  • Applicants for employment must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States. (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status)
  • TUI participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization

Tagged as: architectures, configurations, ov diagrams, autonomous space system concepts, tui mission, control documents, critical system

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