Geocent's Aerospace & Defense Engineering Sector offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Space and Missile Defense Industry. Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.
This position supports integration of the SLS Core Stage Avionics and electrical subsystems assembly, integration and test activities at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF).
This position requires broad technical capability to support design, assembly and integration activities. These include all avionics and electrical subsystems hardware including all associated wiring and electrical and communications connectors and interfaces. Problem solving and trouble shooting, including hands-on use of test equipment will be required during integration, start-up and integration of the systems. The avionics systems consist of the following but not limited to the following hardware items: Command and Telemetry Computers, Combined Control System Electronics, Flight Termination System, Rate Gyro Assembly, Transponders, RINU, Power Distribution Unit and Main Battery Unit.
Responsibilities of this job include:
These activities will be on-going as the launch vehicle matures and the SLS Program completes program phases, reviews and schedule milestones.
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 9 years of experience, Masters with at least 13 years of experience, or BS with at least 15 years of experience.
Minimum 10 years of experience in the area of design, integration and systems testing.
Must be able to acquire a good understanding of requirements for the downstream systems instrumentation/mechanical etc.
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, along with presentation skills are required so as to communicate with the customer within a highly technical and advanced manufacturing and engineering environment.
Demonstrated expertise in:
Following experience would be an added advantage:
Sound understanding of facility operations and machine safety within a large operational manufacturing facility and knowledge of manufacturing safety standards.
U.S. Citizen only for Federal Clearance Requirement
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