Visiting Vehicle Integration Engineer

ARES Corporation   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Job Description

The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for the decomposition of requirements, generation and allocation of specifications, control documents, plans and reports in support of spacecraft integration and development projects.

  • Support programs from the early phases of program capture through integration, test, and software deployment.
  • Perform system engineering activities including but not limited to requirements identification, verification and tracking, interface definition and Interface Control Document (ICD) development, working with design organizations and cross-functional teams, supporting Integration and Test.
  • Ensure the system level integration design meets program requirements.
  • Lead preparation and conduct of major technical reviews, including design and test readiness reviews; may serve as a technical interface to customer or other stakeholder organizations.
  • Author technical and engineering memos and presentations as required.
  • Interpret customer requirements and decompose them into hardware and system requirements and specifications.
  • Originate specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of design and development activities.
  • Support system and subsystem checkout during the engineering phase by authoring test plans and procedures for verifying operation of system and subsystem components during integration and test.
  • Develop verification/validation methodologies.
  • Provide technical systems knowledge or expertise in design reviews.
  • Guide a systems engineering team in fulfilling these systems engineering requirements and with performing other integration tasks.
  • Perform all other assigned duties

Required Skills

  • Possess knowledge of product development, product and system integration, and a good working knowledge of the associated engineering disciplines.
  • Knowledge of the International Space Station and its subsystems along with one or more of its visiting vehicles (Cygnus, Dragon, CST-100, Dream Chaser, HTV, Soyuz, Progress, Shuttle).
  • Project management or other leadership experience.
  • Previous experience with innovation or process improvements.
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering practices associated with the definition, design, development, implementation, testing, and integration of complex systems.
  • Experience with technical issue resolution
  • Excellent communication skills (in both written and verbal), integration, coordination and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team and independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint).

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of ISS boards and panels organization
  • Familiarity with export control and data rights
  • Real time support, including simulations and missions
  • INCOSE Certified System Engineering Professional (CSEP).

Required Experience

Preferred experience:

  • Experience with product lifecycle management (PLM) software
  • Experience with DOORS requirements management software or other requirements management software
  • Experience with Rhapsody or other systems modeling software

Required experience:

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of appropriate and progressive experience.