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JPSS Senior EMI Engineer

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Job ID: 2118034
Location: LANHAM, MD, United States
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an EMI engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. 
The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. The program plays a critical role to NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation’s economy and protect lives and property.


  • Support in the planning, organizing, scheduling, managing and directing of electrical systems related activities during the design, development, fabrication and assembly, integration and test and launch of the JPSS observatories.
  • Participate in program status meetings, telecons, peer reviews, and major project reviews for spacecraft, instruments, launch vehicle, mission operations system, and science data system.
  • Support with requirements definition, flow-down, validation and verification.
  • Prepare/review project documentation and submit comments and recommendations.
  • Prepare and present technical information for technical meetings / reviews / briefings.
  • Participate in instrument, spacecraft and observatory testing and anomaly resolution activities, as required.
  • Analyze configuration, design, and procedural changes submitted to the Project change control boards.



Bachelor's degree and eigtheen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience.

  • Experience with EMI testing and procedures.
  • Experience with pre-launch mission testing.
  • Knowledge of the LEOSTAR-3 spacecraft bus.

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