• Sr. Systems Engineer - Liquid Engines Office

    Job ID 2018-3890
    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
  • Overview

    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.


    The Liquid Engines Office (LEO) supports the system level design, integration, development, test, qualification, and acceptance of the Space Launch System (SLS), liquid engines. This position will support the LEO at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC).


    Provide senior level technical support to the Liquid Engine Office. Responsibilities include: 


    • Coordination of engine's system test facility requirement definition and verification
    • RL10 requirements management and verification completion.
    • Coordinates within the NASA community and between NASA and prime contractor team, participates in planning and review activities, and produces documentation.

    Provide project and systems engineering and integration support to the Engines Element Office.


    • Activities include test planning, data management, project reporting, contractor data integration and contractor process integration.
    • Project engineering support includes support of technical/programmatic reviews, performances of evaluations, and liquid propulsion systems expertise necessary to ensure the successful planning, control, and execution of the Engines Element Office.
    • Provide liquid propulsion systems expertise and analysis.
    • Provide expert inputs and recommendations to the Engine Element Office.
    • Manager relative to the day-to-day activities including decisions for planning, design, development, technology maturation, and operational tasks.
    • Coordinate support activities to ensure the manpower resources are assigned efficiently to the highest priority task.
    • Create a support structure around the customer that allows the customer's office to function effectively without direct guidance/supervision from the customer.
    • Facilitate the flow of project data through the effective use of the ESD Information Systems (IS) tools including the integration of the hardware contractor into ICE, developing an effective methodology for using IS application programs that addresses items such as the creation and maintenance of master and detailed schedules, task management, reporting, preparing and maintaining documentation, data archiving, and others as the need arises.
    • Support the Element management including meeting participation and coordination, supporting management briefing, developing presentations and project documents, as well as supporting other related programmatic activities.
    • Perform integration functions with other SLS and Engineering organizations.
    • Provide independent verification and validation (IV&V) assessments of avionics and software requirements, test procedures, and test data.





    • BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, or Systems Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution, or equivalent experience with a degree in a related field.
    • Engineers with a minimum of 20 years’ experience.
    • Significant integration experience; extensive knowledge of working with the US Government and Government entities
    • A general knowledge of launch vehicle design and interfaces, system design, system engineering and integration, critical thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving experience with ground and/or flight hardware is required
    • Project Engineering and Project Management experience is required
    • Risk Management experience is desired
    • All support personnel need an excellent knowledge of NASA and/or DoD processes and procedures in the areas of Risk Management, liquid engine propulsion systems, and component and systems level testing.
    • Experience leading and participating in design reviews, strategic planning, project scheduling and engineering planning is highly desired.
    • Excellent technical writing skills and the ability to deliver high impact technical presentations is required.
    • Strong communication skills with a desire to dive in and fully understand issues, concerns, and assess options are required
    • Knowledge and understanding related to the development, integration and processes for Launch Commit Criteria (LCC), Operations & Maintenance Requirements (OMR), Logistics Support Analysis, and Ground Support Equipment is desired


      Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.


    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin


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