Geocent Recruiting Team

  • SR. Spacecraft & Payload Integration Engineer

    Job ID 2018-4004
    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 both independently and collaboratively, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and…

    • Ensure the technical work is aligned with the vehicle needs.
    • Review deliverables for quality and technical adequacy.
    • Synthesize knowledge of multiple disciplines including: sensors, effectors, avionics, orbital mechanics, dispersion analysis, control systems, mass properties, aerodynamics, propulsion, etc.
    • Participate in program, vehicle, element, and discipline reviews.
    • Support the integration, verification, and validation activities.
    • Prepare and present technical reports and briefings.


    A degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required. 


    The applicant must have the ability to:

    • Understand the relationship between VM products and other integrated systems.
    • Provide VM expertise and technical leadership to support SLS Core Stage, Upper Stage, and Payload integration.
    • Solve complex integration issues, perform trade studies, and clearly communicate issues and solutions to customers and contractors.
    • Work effectively in a multi-discipline team and interface with GN&C and other engineering discipline leads.

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

    • Guidance, navigation, mission/fault management, control systems, mission operations.
    • SLS or other NASA programs.
    • Aircraft, spacecraft, and launch vehicle systems.
    • Aerospace/defense industry.
    • Systems/project engineering.


    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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