Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Spacecraft & Payloads Integration Engineer

    Job ID 2018-3982
    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
  • 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. 


    To be successful in this position, the applicant must be detail oriented, work independently and collaboratively, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to:

    • Provide GN&C expertise and technical leadership to support SLS Core Stage, Upper Stage, and Payload integration.
    • Synthesize knowledge of multiple disciplines including: sensors, effectors, avionics, orbital mechanics, dispersion analysis, control systems, mass properties, aerodynamics, propulsion, etc.
    • Solve complex integration issues, perform trade studies, and clearly communicate issues and solutions to customers.
    • Work effectively in a multi-discipline team and interface with GN&C and other engineering discipline leads.
    • Assist in the definition, design, development, integration, and verification of system and subsystem requirements.
    • Support test, integration, verification, and validation of the GN&C System.
    • Participate in cross discipline reviews at the vehicle & system level, prepare & present technical reports & briefings, and create & review engineering and software documentation.



    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.  


    Special consideration will be given to candidates that have the following additional experience:

    • Guidance, navigation, mission/fault management, and/or control system design.
    • Systems/project engineering.
    • Aircraft, spacecraft, and launch vehicle systems.
    • Aerospace/defense industry. 


    U.S. Citizen only for Federal Clearance Requirement




    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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