The AM Agency
Human Systems Integration Technolog

Human Systems Integration Technologist

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Are you passionate about human space exploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a dynamic and diverse team to make a difference?  If you are, we need you! 

We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe.  We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality of life of people around the world.  We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. 

We have the unique and significant role to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of every human spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, the orbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back and forth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep space exploration.  From critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of the foundation for Gateway. 

We also partner with NASA at JSC, the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samples returned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbital debris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of the origins of our solar system.

We need you to be a part of our team!

As a Human Systems Integration Technologist you will:

  • Integrate human considerations within and across spacecraft system elements.
  • Perform analysis, design and assessment of requirements, concepts and resources.
  • Performing other duties as required.

Qualifications

Required Education Experience/Skills:

  • BS degree from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of related experience, or a MS degree and four (4) years of related experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Human performance
    • Human interface
    • Human error avoidance
    • Design for usability
    • Design for maintainability
    • Accident avoidance
    • Safety hazard avoidance
    • Risk mitigation
    • Environmental limits & controls
  • Experience with autonomous systems.
  • Experience with mission- and safety-critical systems.
  • Experience with remote operations.
  • Software development experience.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and coordination skills and strong customer service attitude.

Preferences:

  • Spacecraft Avionics and Software Architecture experience
  • NASA software and systems development standards
  • Proficiency with C/C++ coding
  • Proficiency with Linux
  • Proficiency with scripting languages such as Python

In addition to exciting career opportunities we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Much, much more!
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Essential Functions

Work Environment
Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Attendance
Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

Other Essential Functions
Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX

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