$250K — $250K+*
A Flight Test Support Engineer with project office skill sets and spacecraft and/or launch vehicle experience is needed to support the Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in the Science and Technology Office. The project is completing the formulation stage and entering execution of defined plans.
This position is an immediate need that will support the MAV Project Office as they complete the formulation stage and begin executing the project. Specific responsibilities include:
Develop procurement documentation for the flight test, including ROMs, SOWs, and RFIs as required.
General planning including logistics and scheduling for the flight test.
Develop technical documentation on the flight test strategy, objectives, and instrumentation.
Work with subsystem managers to develop flight test objectives and rationale.
Work with other NASA Centers and DoD test facilities for development of necessary documentation and successful execution of the flight test.
Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 19 years of experience, Masters with at least 23 years of experience, or BS with at least 25 years of experience.
Required experience and skills include:
Minimum of 18 years experience related to launch vehicle/spacecraft systems and testing.
Thorough understanding of potential issues associated with launch vehicle and spacecraft systems development, to include design, fabrication, and test.
Experience in technical planning/management utilizing various systems management tools, including Microsoft Project and others.
Experience with Project Management principles preferably with NASA NPR 7120.5.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the capability to represent MSFC’s work related to launch vehicles.
Experience in NASA’s procurement processes and the management of hardware contracts.
Desired experience and capabilities include:
Propulsion experience with solid rocket motors.
Strong organizational skills and ability to work on several tasks at one time.
Systems Engineering experience on a NASA spacecraft, launch vehicle or science based project.
Valid through: 1/20/2021