Job Description :
This entry-level position contributes to the overall SBIRS Ground Segment Hardware Engineering (HWE) Team. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting in the research, design, development, testing and maintenance of all hardware equipment both in the development labs and at specific customer sites until the equipment is successfully transitioned to the customer and Site maintainers.
The candidate will contribute to the overall success of the HWE Organization by assisting with all hardware component, assembly and sub-assembly designs and development activities to ensure a traceable mapping back to specific Hardware Requirement Specifications (HRSs).
The candidate will also assist the Hardware Technicians in ensuring that all equipment installations/customizations of racks, devices, assemblies and sub-assemblies match the related engineering drawing sets.
This position will also assist in ensuring that all systems and sub-systems provide the specific system functionality/behavior as specified in the system-level requirements.
The candidate will also be required to assist in updating system related documentation as necessary throughout the lifecycle of a project.
This position will also include performing a wide variety of Hardware Engineering related tasks and activities as part of contributing to the overall success of the team.
Some of these activities will include participating in Technical Reviews/Interchanges and Peer Review
This position ensures the completion of milestones associated with specific hardware-based projects. Frequent application of technical standards, theories and processes will be required.
Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret Security Clearance
Bachelor's degree in related field such as Mechanical Engineering, EE, and computer networks.
Must have an education of hardware engineering concepts. Must have education or experience in use of MS Office products, MS Project, and MS Visio or similar products.
This position requires special access to support the program and requires the selected candidate to be a US citizen.
Ability to lift, carry and move components of PC workstations, servers, network equipment, peripherals, and other ancillary equipment Network+ certification; Security + certification; other DoD 8570 identified certifications. Good oral and written communications skills.