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Survivability Engineer, Nuclear Hardness & Survivability Engineer

  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 23-00061
  • Date: January 05, 2023
  • Pay: $90000.0 - $125000.0 per Hour USD
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Job Description - Survivability Engineer, Nuclear Hardness & Survivability Engineer

Survivability Engineer, Nuclear Hardness & Survivability Engineer

Division:   Space

Pay Rate Range: $90-$125k

Relocation/bonuses available

Start Date: ASAP


Littleton/Waterton, CO

Clearance: Secret


Full-time permanent position with one of the world’s largest Aerospace, Defense, & Space organizations.  In terms of their work environment, it doesn’t get much better than this. Business casual work environment, flexible schedules, great benefits, bonuses, a generous PTO policy, 401k match, top medical/dental etc.  Employees are encouraged to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products.

This Systems Engineer position will require you to apply electrical, electronics and physics theories in executing various tasks related to the Nuclear Hardness and Survivability (NH&S) engineering discipline. The scope includes technical engineering related to radiation effects on missiles, with a focus on strategic systems.

This engineering discipline ensures that missile design, from the component level to the system­ level, will meet performance requirements during and after exposure to specified environments.

These environments may also include natural space radiation. This position is expected to be the responsible NH&S Subject Matter Expert on various programs within LM Space facilities across the country.

The breadth of responsibilities expected from this position include:

• Technical planning and documentation

• Specification requirements derivation

• Modeling and analysis

• Test planning and execution

• Weekly Activity Reports

• Leading the Survivability Working Group

• Requirements verification/validation to support overall system hardness against radiation threats

Basic Qualifications :

• Experience in two or more of the following:

a) Experience in Man-made Nuclear and Natural Space Radiation environments and in Nuclear Hardness and

Survivability (NH&S) engineering discipline/work

b) Electrical engineering simulation tools (e.g. SPICE, etc.) and with software tools for performing electrical engineering and mathematical analyses (e.g., MATLAB, etc.)

c) Test laboratory environments and associated test disciplines and test equipment (e.g., data systems, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and/or signal generators)

• Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related discipline and 5 - 10 years of professional experience.

• Clearance - Final Secret

Desired skills :

• Radiation software tools (e.g., NOVICE, Srim/Trim, Novice/Geant4, Creme96, Crememc, Shieldose, Spenvis,

Omere, Ap8/Ap8, and Ap9/Ae9)

• Radiation test facilities [e.g., test labs in University of California at Davis, Texas A&M, Indiana University

Cyclotron Facility (IUCF), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)]

• Electronic, electrical, electromechanical and electro-optical (EEEE) components

• Piece-part radiation testing and radiation effects on piece-parts performance and reliability

• Electromagnetic environment and theories

• Ability to lead multi-functional teams, build strong relationships with team members and build consensus among


• Enthusiastic learner and willingness to be an apprentice to senior experts in the NH&S discipline

• Support anomaly resolution teams

• Computer skills including Microsoft Office and SharePoint

• Organized and able to effectively multi-task to accomplish this fast paced job

• Proven behaviors of a thinker with the ability to select and apply appropriate thinking skills to solve problems and implement constructive change

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