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MSFC Space Launch System (SLS) Spacecraft Payload Integration & Evolution (SPIE) Element – Systems Engineer

Description

The successful candidate will coordinate and interface with multiple projects, engineering disciplines, and system elements to aid in the development of systems engineering activities and products in support of SLS Program. They will participate in reviews, meetings, working groups, task teams, and trade studies.

Requirements

Degree in aerospace, mechanical, or a related engineering field or technical discipline from an ABET-accredited university as well as experience with Systems Engineering and/or Operations Engineering is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Masters with at least 3 years of experience, or BS with at least 5 years of experience.

Specific support to be provided and performed includes, but is not limited to:

  • Provide systems engineering and operations integration support, including the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion System (ICPS), the Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter (LVSA), the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Stage Adapter (OSA), other Integrated Spacecraft/Payload Element (ISPE) Adapters, and co-manifested payloads and secondary payload accommodations.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to aid in the development of systems and operational engineering activities and products to support the SPIE element design, development, test, and integration efforts.
  • Provide technical leadership and operations systems engineering to the SLS Engineering Support Center operations and sustainment.
  • Serve as a liaison to coordinate data needs and deliveries.
    • Arrange Operations Engineering support in response to requests.
    • Coordinate face-to-face meetings and implement technical actions.
    • Develop technical and partnering agreements.
    • Communicate SLS Program-level Operations Engineering policies and requirements to the SPIE Element.
  • Provide technical integration for Level 3 verification closures of Detailed Verification Objectives (DVOs).
  • Participate in document and milestone reviews to include major milestones, review evaluation planning, and internal products.
  • Lead/participate in task teams, working groups, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), conferences, and training, which may involve travel to NASA Centers and contractor facilities.
  • Employ proven systems engineering and project management strategic processes and techniques.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

Linc's Culture: Innovating Technologies, Improving Communities

  • Our commitment to our employees: Linc offers competitive benefits and competitive pay. It is our belief that our employees should find satisfaction in and out of work. We have a culture of innovation, and we have achieved a reputation as problem solvers; whether it’s as an engineer or program analyst for the Space Launch System, the next X-ray telescope or ground-breaking work in stabilizing dynamic structures. Technology is changing at a rapid and increasing pace; those who succeed now and in the future will have a culture of innovation. We encourage continuing education, and training to achieve personal and professional growth. As we advance Linc we believe that anyone who wants to “lean into the future” – can!
  • Our commitment to our community: We are a HUBZone business that is not just about business. We are also here to impact those who have been historically underserved by providing hope and vision for a career in the high-tech sector. We do extensive outreach in the distressed inner-city neighborhoods in the Huntsville area, more specifically in Lincoln Village. Our involvement in these HUBZone communities includes STEM outreach, support of Lincoln Academy’s Learning Lab, a space art competition, planning for a program called Safe Solutions (a program to help residents with predatory payday lending), and Workforce Now, a coalition of businesses dedicated to finding talent within the HUBZone community.

Program Resource Support Engineer (ES3)

Description

We are hiring for a support role in the Avionics and Ground Systems Test Branch (ES53) of the SLS program. Candidates for this position will have a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience, and must be high energy, professional, proactive, reliable, and highly organized.

This Systems Engineer (Program Resource Engineer) will support the NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) labs at Marshall Space Flight center in Huntsville Alabama. The HWIL labs include the System Integration and Test Facility (SITF), Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL), and multiple Software Development Facilities (SDFs) used to verify the integrated avionics and software systems for the SLS rocket. All of these labs include numerous complex real-time Software Models integrated with Electrical/Avionics systems to achieve detailed simulation of the SLS rocket.

Work will be performed for the Avionics and Ground Systems Test Branch (ES53) of the SLS program at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. This branch is responsible for maintenance, fabrication, integration, operation, assembly, and testing of project hardware and software in support of the noted SLS labs.

Requirements

Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience; Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience. Will consider other years of experience.

Responsibilities

This position’s primary responsibilities to the ES53 Branch include:

  • Coordinating, collecting, reporting branch level metrics
    • Schedule performance
    • Problem Reports Opened/Closed/Status
    • Change Requests Opened/Closed/Status
    • Requirement closures
  • Action Items – maintain the branch Action Item log, and coordinate with the team for status and closure plans to aide branch leadership in driving action item closure
  • Coordinate and support authoring/release of ES53 meeting minutes, ensuring branch activities and decisions are documented and available for team review
  • Manage access to Branch facilities and IT systems
  • SharePoint
    • Architecture – support definition of the design and use of SharePoint for ES53, with a critical focus on driving efficiency and minimizing overlap/duplication of data.
    • Planning – develop Road Map for the future
  • Personnel structure – track the organizational structure of the ES53 branch (update as personnel join/leave)
  • Maintain Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs)

Note that these are currently planned Primary Responsibilities. The full set of primary and secondary responsibilities is anticipated to grow with the abilities of the candidate.

Educational Qualifications

Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a BS with at least 5 years of experience.

Required Skills

 

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, in both verbal and written form
  • Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills for a fast-paced environment
  • Must be proficient in use of MS Office products to include: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Effectively work as a team member. Successfully establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of management and individual contributors.
  • Ability to execute all above defined Primary Responsibilities

 

Desired experience includes one or more of the following in order of significance

  • Proficiency in SharePoint site planning, development, and usage
  • Proficiency in use of Micro Focus “Solutions Business Manager (SBM)” process management tools, with focus on process design/optimization and automation
  • Knowledge of the SLS HWIL labs (SIL, SITF, SDFs)

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). No travel need is identified for this position.

 

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss Branch level status (20%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to perform work assignments (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).

 

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).

Attendance

Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

 

Other Essential Functions

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

 

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

Linc's Culture: Innovating Technologies, Improving Communities

  • Our commitment to our employees: Linc offers competitive benefits and competitive pay. It is our belief that our employees should find satisfaction in and out of work. We have a culture of innovation, and we have achieved a reputation as problem solvers; whether it’s as an engineer or program analyst for the Space Launch System, the next X-ray telescope or ground-breaking work in stabilizing dynamic structures. Technology is changing at a rapid and increasing pace; those who succeed now and in the future will have a culture of innovation. We encourage continuing education, and training to achieve personal and professional growth. As we advance Linc we believe that anyone who wants to “lean into the future” – can!
  • Our commitment to our community: We are a HUBZone business that is not just about business. We are also here to impact those who have been historically underserved by providing hope and vision for a career in the high-tech sector. We do extensive outreach in the distressed inner-city neighborhoods in the Huntsville area, more specifically in Lincoln Village. Our involvement in these HUBZone communities includes STEM outreach, support of Lincoln Academy’s Learning Lab, a space art competition, planning for a program called Safe Solutions (a program to help residents with predatory payday lending), and Workforce Now, a coalition of businesses dedicated to finding talent within the HUBZone community.

Valve Design and Development Engineer

Duties

As a valve design and development engineer, your expertise will provide valuable insight in the design, development, test, and operation of aerospace valves, lines, and ducts in rocket propulsion systems at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). In this role, you will support various NASA projects and component manufacturing and test in the NASA Component Development Area.

Requirements

Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience; Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience. Will consider other years of experience.

Experience

  • Component (valves, lines, ducts) experience from either aerospace, industrial, or chemical systems is required
  • Design and development of valves, valve actuators, piping, tubing, fluid connectors, and/or other miscellaneous fluid system components
  • Experience in specification, design, and testing of cryogenic liquid rocket engine valves and actuators is strongly preferred
  • Propulsion system component design, analysis, engine integration and development/verification testing

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

Linc's Culture: Innovating Technologies, Improving Communities

  • Our commitment to our employees: Linc offers competitive benefits and competitive pay. It is our belief that our employees should find satisfaction in and out of work. We have a culture of innovation, and we have achieved a reputation as problem solvers; whether it’s as an engineer or program analyst for the Space Launch System, the next X-ray telescope or ground-breaking work in stabilizing dynamic structures. Technology is changing at a rapid and increasing pace; those who succeed now and in the future will have a culture of innovation. We encourage continuing education, and training to achieve personal and professional growth. As we advance Linc we believe that anyone who wants to “lean into the future” – can!
  • Our commitment to our community: We are a HUBZone business that is not just about business. We are also here to impact those who have been historically underserved by providing hope and vision for a career in the high-tech sector. We do extensive outreach in the distressed inner-city neighborhoods in the Huntsville area, more specifically in Lincoln Village. Our involvement in these HUBZone communities includes STEM outreach, support of Lincoln Academy’s Learning Lab, a space art competition, planning for a program called Safe Solutions (a program to help residents with predatory payday lending), and Workforce Now, a coalition of businesses dedicated to finding talent within the HUBZone community.