Space System/Segment Requirements Engineer

at Perspecta
Location King Of Prussia
Date Posted May 1, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Full Time


Business Group Highlights

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


The Space System Requirements Engineer supports the requirements development, decomposition, flow down, verification and validation, across the entire lifecycle from concept to disposal for a space/ground system, implemented with a full suite of digital systems engineering applications. Requirements are iteratively matured through the systems engineering lifecycle at standard review milestone. Specific responsibilities include:
- Support the establishment and maintenance of the technical baseline for the integrated system including functional and performance requirements, interfaces, compliance documents, Technical Performance Measures (TPMs), and Day-in-the-Life (DITL)scenarios.
- Support system requirements verification, validation, and traceability activities.
- Use Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) from design through production and disposal of the system, using digital threads and twins for system design, implementation, and functional and representative performance.
- Support the development and use of a descriptive system models including requirements, all MOSA interfaces, and traceability.
- Support the preparation of all lifecycle readiness reviews including entry and exit criteria, action items and liens issued at the reviews, and the production of review briefing materials. Reviews include system and various segment SRRs, SFRs, PDRs, CDRs, and other reviews as required, requiring the preparation and update of baseline requirements.
The Space System Requirements Engineer designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle, generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics, and ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.


- Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
- Experience with satellite and satellite ground systems (requirements, acquisition, development, or operation)
- Understanding of all aspects of the requirements formulation and validation and ability to assess program requirement risk areas and to programs design baseline cost and acquisition schedules.
- Experience in the ICCR process

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). - provided by Dice