Job Description

Location:
El Segundo,CA,US
Remote Work:
Hybrid
Job Number:
R0182742
Space Mission Engineer, Lead

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on national security space missions? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution. If this sounds like you, come join Booz Allen to work on the Space Force’s top priority space programs.

 
As a space mission engineer on our team, you will work with Booz Allen colleagues and the U.S. Space Force to develop and deploy the next generation of resilient capabilities to deliver critical information to our warfighters to quickly win or even prevent future wars. Your client will trust you to develop Mission Threads, Concepts of Operations (CONOPs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Technical Requirements Documents (TRDs), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), and digital mission and system models. You will grow your skills by researching new requirements, technologies, and threats, and using innovative engineering methodologies and tools to create tomorrow’s solutions.


Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 12+ years of experience in large-scale space mission and systems engineering and integration on DoD and IC space programs
  • 6+ years of experience developing operational requirements, CONOPS, architectures, use cases, technical specifications, ICDs, and integration plans and roadmaps for space and ground systems
  • Experience conducting or supporting space system Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), and System Verification Reviews (SVRs)
  • Knowledge of systems engineering standards, including IEEE 15288.1 and IEEE 15288.2
  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals  
  • Ability to be highly motivated, and demonstrate a dynamic work ethic and strong desire to contribute to the DoD mission
  • Secret clearance  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or CS

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience performing systems engineering, integration, and testing on space-based remote sensing systems
  • Experience using a Model-Based Systems Engineering approach to analyze and develop system definitions and technical baselines
  • Knowledge of the OPIR mission, remote sensing payloads, communication and networking, data processing, exploitation and dissemination, space system operations and tasking, mission planning, or space-ground integration
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01 and 5000.02
  • Knowledge of hardware and software development processes and Agile methods
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree in an Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or CS field
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional Certifications, including ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP Certifications


Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. 

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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