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Digital Prospectors Space Systems Engineer in Lexington, Massachusetts

Space Systems Engineer

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Steve Merriman at

Phone: 603.637.4084

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Job Title: Space Systems Engineer

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

*Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Secret Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Our client’s Systems Engineering Group performs systems engineering tasks for all phases of prototype systems development, from early design studies to final sell-off. We require the services of an Engineer I to support systems engineering tasks from the concept and design phase through testing.

Support technical Staff in systems engineering activities for studies and modem development for programs expected to lead to flight builds of space-based advanced communications systems. Tasks will include initial requirements development and flowdown, architectures and interface specification and management. The candidate will be expected to develop and expand a SysML model, using the MagicDraw tool and develop orbital simulations using the Systems Tool Kit.

Skills: Required

Experience with systems engineering for space systems

Ability to work effectively in teams Experience with SysML

Skills: Preferred

Experience with Systems Tool Kit (STK)

Experience with MagicDraw

Experience with software and system architectures Experience with opto-mechanical systems Familiarity with advanced hardware development and the interaction between hardware and software

Minimum Requirements: PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

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Phone: 603-772-2700