Job Description The Lead Systems Engineer position will be in support of Jacobs' Small Satellite programs for planning, executing, and reporting the Systems Engineering activities for various CubeSat programs and related opportunities. A successful candidate should have experience working in a Satellite Systems Engineer role, preferably with small satellites, as well as in developing mission systems documentation, requirements, technical reviews, and systems analysis. As a SmallSat Systems Engineering Lead, you will be required to manage the Systems engineer staff for Mango-Two CubeSat program currently under development, reporting the Program Manager and Jacobs leadership. A successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate with hardware suppliers and technical staff. Support will span the lifecycle of the program from concept definition, to design implementation, integration and test, launch, and operations. You will work closely with both technical and program management staff to establish Systems Engineering best practices and implement them across the program. The Lead will be responsible for requirements development and flow down, verification/validation planning and execution, system trade studies, system analysis, management of technical budgets, and interface management. Lead will also support technical reviews and milestones throughout the program. Effective communication skills are required as a successful candidate will be required to work across multiple technical disciplines, coordinate with SME's, and document system requirements for development and stakeholders.Qualifications Qualifications: - A Master's Degree in a STEM field and/or related. - Minimum of 5 years of experience in Systems Engineer for satellite systems with at least 2 years of experience in a lead or supervisory role. - Must be willing to support occasional off-site travel. - Ability to plan and manage Systems Engineering functions such as technical reviews, design coordination and documentation, requirements and risk tracking, subcontractor management, and process documentation. - Hands-on knowledge of small satellite systems or programs. - Excellent communication and leadership skills, ability to create technical presentations and content in support of Systems Engineering. - Technical background in satellite systems engineering for small satellites. - Experience with Cameo software for Model Based Systems Engineering or similar preferred. - Experience with requirements and verification at the systems level. - U.S. Citizenship with Current or Active TS/SCI Clearance required Location: Herndon VA - Metropolitan D.C. Area - Severn, MD Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a TS//SCI clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited: -U.S. Citizenship (Required) -Favorable Criminal History Check -Education Verification -Abuse/Illegal Drug Use -Credit Check -Subject InterviewJacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .