Must Be a US Citizen.
- Apply extensive job practices, techniques, standards, principles, theories, and concepts.
- Plan, conduct, coordinate, and/or develop test requirements and evaluate test results to ensure compliance with requirements.
- Perform and review engineering trade studies, analyses, test plans, and other engineering documentation such as requirements, procedures, analyses, and test reports.
- Perform and review system level architecture trade studies and analyses that influence the overall propulsion system design and performance.
- Be responsible for planning, developing, reviewing, and maintaining program requirements, including Project Technical Requirements Specification (PTRS), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), Verification and Validation Document (V&VD), and Verification Success Criteria (VSC) of the Propulsion System for the Gateway vehicle.
- Lead analyses and testing to determine that compliance requirements are being met.
- Work with team members to identify risks, develop risk statements, and help plan risk responses.
- Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors.
- Perform other duties as required.
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
- BS degree in mechanical, aerospace, or chemical engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or an MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or a Ph.D. degree and nine (9) years of direct engineering experience.
- Advanced knowledge of methods for liquid propulsion systems for space vehicles.
- Experience working with earth-storable propellant.
- Experience with chemical propulsion applications including monopropellant hydrazine.
- Experience in testing of propulsion system or their components for integration on a flight vehicle.
- Advanced knowledge of test principles, tools, and processes needed to develop test requirements.
- Advanced knowledge of propulsion system design, analysis principles, tools, and processes.
- Extensive knowledge of certification and/or qualification processes and procedures.
- Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space hardware.
- Able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision.
- Ability to perform propulsion design integration tasks within a team environment.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
- Experience with NASA JSC Flight Hardware Life Cycle, Certification, and Engineering processes.
- INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification.
- Working knowledge of NASA, JSC, and ISS standard practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, and unique disciplines.
- Familiarity with NASA/JSC documentation databases and share point sites as well as typical systems engineering software products.