Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Hardware-in-the-Loop Systems Analyst

    Job ID 2018-4070
    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    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.


    The key purpose of the position is to plan and perform Hardware in the Loop Test Development, Conduct and Test Reporting using the Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL) Hardware-in-the-Loop facility (HWIL) to verify the integrated avionics system for the Space Launch System (SLS) at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.

    • Tracking and reporting progress and timely completion of milestones is essential.
    • Problem solving and troubleshooting, including hands-on use of test equipment will be required.
    • Develop and Execute Simulation based Tests.
    • Provide engineering/scientist support to augment a team of Government engineers.


    Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required.  Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of BS with 1-5 years of experience.


    Demonstrated expertise in:

    • Detailed understanding of command and data handling functionality.
    • Assimilating test requirements in order to develop test methodology and test approach to address requirement verification, including definition of needed test resources.
    • Understanding of MIL-STD-1553B, RS422 and Ethernet bus protocols and formats.
    • Recent Software coding experience.
    • Willing to perform shift and weekend work.
    • Capable of developing test scripts in Python and C.
    • Capable of developing and using data reduction and manipulation tools.
    • Have an understanding of verification and validation activities as it relates to system level testing.
    • Have a minimum of 15 years recent experience with testing/test methodology and performing verification and validation activities at a system level.
    • Capable of clear written and verbal communications with team members and others outside the team as needed.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

     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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