Systems Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

The System Engineering Integrator will perform as part of a multi-disciplinary team to establish and execute Systems Engineering and Integration activities in support of the NASA Space Launch System (SLS) program and the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage (ICPS). This position requires knowledge of Systems Engineering and Integration processes and tools. Experience performing system integration is highly desired. Knowledge of the existing and evolving launch system requirements and analysis / design integration is desired. The position will perform system and subsystem integration in support of ICPS development and recurring operations. Supports all systems engineering and integration activities including; requirements development and verification, risk, issue, and opportunity management, and trade study development and management. Responsible for applying appropriate scaling of systems engineering activities commensurate with the specific project needs. Knowledge of the existing and evolving launch system requirements and human spaceflight requirements is also desired. This position requires the ability to perform tasks to meet critical milestones, and the engineer shall be an accomplished presenter for a customer audience, for CDR and DCR level briefings. The position requires the ability to develop project schedules, and then execute to them.
Looking for an integrator who has experience integrating large complex systems with hardware, software, and multiple customers, and has a broad understanding experience of system integration
Travel ~10%

- Performs system and subsystem integration ensuring that subsystems function together as an integrated system.
- Brings together discrete systems utilizing a variety of methods including systems engineering, technical risk assessments, technical planning, verification and validation, and supportability and effectiveness analyses of total systems throughout the system lifecycle.
- Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, certification, operation, maintenance, and disposal.
- Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
- May lead cross-functional teams and play a critical role in process and tool development, execution, and continuous improvement.

Mandatory experience:
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Applied Math, Physics
Requires 6+ years of applicable and relatable experience
Experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint to include the integration of charts for presentations
Ability to evaluate interface document and performance compliance
Understanding of the requirements development and verification process.
Good written and communication skills
Ability to take initial direction and work independently to complete tasks

Preferred experience:
Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
Organization skills necessary to maintain focus and achieve consensus within the diverse multi-disciplined teams
Previous internship/work experience in an Aerospace company
Basic understanding of systems engineering principles
Basic understanding of launch vehicle systems
Experience developing, integrating, and verifying launch vehicle or space vehicle specifications and requirements
Experience with NASA programs and customer interfaces
Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative, teamwork and leadership skills on previous technical projects
Ability to operate independently and work as part of a team

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U. S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120. 15 (e. g. , U. S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U. S. C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U. S. C. 1324b(a)(3) Requires a bachelors degree and 5-9 years of experience (for external candidates only). Develops solutions to complex engineering/scientific problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity and modification of standard techniques and analytical methods. Viewed as an expert in the field within the organization. Possibly an emerging authority in the company. Guides the successful completion of major programs and projects; may function in a project leadership role. May be a CRE for complex components. Poor decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational/program objectives. Work is performed independently. Exercises considerable latitude in determining the technical objective of the assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Provides mentorship to others to further their discipline or the company.

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