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Lead Satellite Payload Mission Assurance Engineer Featured Urgent

Phoenix, Arizona
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Lead Satellite Payload Mission Assurance Engineer
Phoenix AZ
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Launch your career with ViaSat! ViaSat is a global broadband services technology company who securely connects consumers businesses and governments to the internet anywhere in the world via satellite. ViaSat is not just an industry leader; we are a market disrupter - pushing the boundaries of whats possible by creating what doesnt exist. We thrive on accomplishing what others have proclaimed the impossible. Our competitive advantage is our people and technology. We attract and retain some of the worlds top talent. At ViaSat you will have the opportunity to work on the toughest technical problems alongside leaders of the industry in an informal campus-like atmosphere. The work is demanding but the results are meaningful and rewarding. Come be a part of this exciting company where you will drive your own career without lanes where the possibilities are limitless!
ViaSat is looking for an experienced engineer to join our growing Quality group. In this key Corporate Quality role you will lead the Mission Assurance effort for a Satellite Payload program. You will work with other Mission Assurance engineers on the program and coordinate their efforts. You will support the program during all aspects of hardware design development and deployment. Your excellent communication skills will allow you to work cross functionally with Engineering and Manufacturing and Contract Manufactures to resolve problems down to their root cause. You will chair the FRACAS for the program and report to the team the state of all failures incurred during fabrication integration and testing. You will support all program development meetings PMR TIM PDR CDR MRR and TRRs as needed. In this exciting and dynamic role you will have the opportunity to work with and travel to suppliers fabricating program hardware as warranted. Travel time will be up to 25% of the time.
+ 10+ years of experience working with space flight hardware (experience in working with AFRL NASA GSFC and NASA JPL is a plus).
+ Familiarity with all aspects of implementing and executing a Mission Assurance plan for a space program including familiarity with GSFC 320-MAR-1001B or Aerospace TOR 2011(8591)-21 for developing and deploying a mission assurance plan is required.
+ Experience performing all aspects of failure investigations and FRACAS.
+ Working knowledge of MIL-HDBK-2155.
+ Working knowledge of all aspects of parts engineering including a working knowledge of GSFC EEE-INST-002 JPL D23084 MIL-PRF-38534 MIL-PRF-38535 and other part pertinent specifications.
+ Working knowledge of Contamination Control including a working knowledge of ISO-14644 or FED-STD-209 as well as a knowledge of IEST-STD-1246CC for contamination determination and how to keep space flight hardware clean.
+ Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering or other relevant technical degree.
+ U.S. Government Position. U.S. Citizenship Required.
+ Ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance to work classified programs.
+ Up to 25% domestic and international travel.
+ Experience in working with AFRL NASA GSFC and NASA JPL
+ Masters degree in Engineering or MBA desirable.
+ Recent or active security clearance
ViaSat is located in the Tempe Arizona in the ASU Technology Center. Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort Mecca of the Southwest. With a solid workforce and an ever-expanding family-based community The Phoenix metro area has arts entertainment all major league sports and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.
Want to join a company that dreams big and executes on big ideas? Join us on the corner of imagination and innovation and submit your resume today. Its easy and could launch your career! Once you submit your resume someone from the Talent Acquisition department will reach out to you if they see a fit.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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