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Support EV72 in support of the Stages Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) or Chief Engineer (CE) in the monitoring and control of the Stages Element Prime Contractor’s execution of system design. Support the review of select data items, analyses, trade studies, and decision packages developed for the Stages project and provide feedback (written and/or verbal) in support of the LSE or CE. Provide leadership and support to Element-level studies such as critical mission event studies, process improvement studies, affordability improvement activities, and other studies focused on improving overall element design, systems integration, systems operation, or life cycle cost. Offer technical integration across multiple NASA centers, diverse engineering and program/project organizations, and to a variety of engineering disciplines such as propulsion, structures, avionics and power, guidance and navigation, flight software, and human engineering. Identify and communication potential risks associated with this work or the deliverables via the NASA Risk Management System. Lead the development and/or review of key system engineering products required for project milestone reviews and support subsequent activities where these products are assessed and matured. Provide supplementary SE&I element design, definition, and systems integration support for the generation and coordination of interface requirements and design documentation. Provide system engineering leadership for trade studies and/or engineering assessments to ensure the successful integration of the SLS Core Stage to other Elements of the Space Launch System (SLS) or other Exploration Systems Directorate (ESD) Programs.
Bachelor’s degree or higher level in aerospace, mechanical or a related engineering field or engineering discipline from an ABET accredited institution as well as a minimum of 10 years of experience with launch vehicle definition, requirement definition and documentation, functional design and analysis, and/or design integration. Must have experience with programmatic planning, monitoring, and control of efforts associated with system design and hardware production. Knowledge of complex systems engineering life cycle development ranging from requirements development, functional design, hardware integration, and requirement verification that ultimately lead to flight hardware certification is required. Excellent technical writing and presentation skills are required. Understanding and knowledge of current SLS program plans and strategy is desired. Personnel are required to be self-motivated, team players familiar with working in a dynamic work environment.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.
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Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk in the MSFC NASA facility to perform technical tasks (90%). Requires ability to walk between floors and between multiple buildings at MSFC NASA facility (10%).
Office environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%). Requires ability to provide clear, concise, and accurate communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires excellent organizational skills (100%).
Equipment and Machines:
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, and other general office equipment (100%).
Normal hours are 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. , 5 days a week. Attendance and being prompt is important to provide continuous service to the customer. Overtime is minimal, but important when required (5%).
Other Essential Functions:
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Requires ability to make rational decisions and exercise good judgment. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
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