Candidate would provide subject matter expert level systems management support as a Deputy Discipline Lead Engineer specifically to the Space Systems Department Level III Integrated Avionics and Software Discipline Lead Engineer within the Space Systems Department at MSFC. Candidate would serve as an expert in avionics systems engineering and systems management and would be responsible for the integration of launch vehicle avionics (integrated hardware and software) for the Space Launch System (SLS) launch vehicle core stage. Duties may include, but not be limited to, the following:
A degree (MS preferred) in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 12 years of experience, Masters with at least 15 years of experience, or BS with at least 20 years of experience. A minimum of 15-20 years of related experience working with avionics, project / vehicle / subsystem integration, and systems engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
Required Skills for this position include:
Desired Skills for this position include:
Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).
Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).
Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).
Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.
Other Essential Functions
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.