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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
• Lead mission-level requirements development and verification programs, including defining key capabilities and performance requirements.
• Lead space segment system architecture, design, development, assembly, integration, test, and observatory characterization.
• Work closely with the project teams and NSSTC management to make high-level technical decisions and to implement a successful scientific investigation.
• Maintain ownership of the Interface Control Documents that define compatibility of all interfacing mission elements.
• Ensure science needs are reflected in the mission-level requirements and verify the integrity of all data related to requirements fulfillment and documentation.
• Ensure systems and designs meet all the needs required for the mission.
• Manage technical resources (mass, power, data, pointing, time, etc.).
• Perform system-level trades and analyses.
• Coordinate milestone reviews and associated peer reviews.
• Coordinate specialty engineering activities (contamination control, orbital debris, reliability analyses).
• Represent multi-disciplinary technical team in the risk management process.
• Lead and maintain project technical processes (configuration control, anomaly management, system safety, fault protection, etc.).
• Support the development of mission design and observatory concept of operations.
• Capture, review, and maintenance of the contents of the requirements database.
• Guide and lead the team in achieving the goals of the program including issue identification, resolution, and contingency planning.
• Performs technical planning, system integration, verification, and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems.


Minimum Qualification
• BS/MS or higher-level degree in engineering or applied sciences.

Preferred Qualification
• Spacecraft System Engineering/Electronic and/or Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering/Software Engineering/ Communication Engineering.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
• A system level understanding of spacecraft subsystem design
• Good program management skills
• Excellent verbal communications and presentations skills
• Excellent writing skills with a proven ability to generate high quality technical documentation
• Excellent organizational, management and team working skills
• Good knowledge of MS Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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