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Senior Systems Engineer

Position Description:

This opportunity will provide systems engineering, requirements management, verification and validation (V&V) coordination, and element/system level integration support to the MSFC Systems Requirements, Verification & Validation Branch (EV73) for the Human Landing System (HLS) elements, and to the MSFC Systems Engineering and Integration Division (EV70).

The successful candidate will coordinate and interface with multiple engineering disciplines, system elements, cross-program elements and customers, as well as participate in reviews, meetings, working groups, task teams, and trade studies. The candidate will supply leadership and/or support for the development of key systems engineering products including requirements specifications, support program/project milestones and subsequent activities where these products are assessed and matured. The successful candidate will work with the NASA customers/partners from inception to deployment in order to ensure stakeholder needs are satisfied.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and/or support the development of key systems engineering products to include system specifications, configuration item description and effectivity products, functional analysis and decomposition, and analyses to support program/project milestones and the subsequent activities where these products are assessed and matured
  • Provide technical integration with other engineering disciplines, Human Landing System elements and cross-program elements, including risk-based insight/oversight through traceability and assessment of requirements and verification activities
  • Lead and/or support Human Landing System element and/or subsystem design trades and analysis necessary to validate the requirements, maintain control of the design baseline, and continually track compliance of the design to the requirements during design, development, testing and evaluation
  • Provide support for requirement Verification and Validation; including Verification and Validation planning, execution, coordination, and integration for system level requirements to assure design compliance
  • Communicate issues, best practices, lessons-learned and other technical positions related to systems engineering, requirement management, and Verification and Validation practices and procedures
  • Develop integrated schedules and other tracking mechanisms to manage the work and identify risks and opportunities.
  • Implement Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) best practices, approaches, techniques, and tools
  • Identify, describe, and communicate potential risks related to the products, processes and interactions in the systems engineering processes and document them in the NASA Risk Management System
  • Qualifications:

    Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Systems Engineering or related field required. Degree from an ABET accredited university preferred. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Masters with at least 13 total years' relevant experience or a BS with at least 15 total years' relevant experience in systems engineering and integration.

    Required skills and experience:

    • At least 15 total years' relevant experience working in and leading requirements management, system architecture definition, functional design and modeling, decomposition and analysis, design integration, requirement verification, and/or requirement validation for complex systems of systems
    • Demonstrated experience with defining, developing, and managing requirements for complex systems of systems, maintaining an approved system baseline, performing functional analysis, and supporting program milestones
    • Demonstrated experience working across organizational boundaries and engineering disciplines to facilitate and execute program systems engineering tasks, and resolve systems integration issues
    • Experience in requirements development, management, and maintenance through relational database management
    • Familiarity with aerospace vehicle and system design
    • An understanding of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) including the implementation of MBSE tools, such as DOORS NextGeneration and/or MagicDraw, as part of systems engineering management processes
    • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, customer relations, presentation, and organizational skills
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

    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.
Systems Engineer

Position Description:

We are searching for a subject matter expert to provide Systems Engineering support for the SLS vehicle development.

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and in an integrated, collaborative team
  • Provide Systems engineering and insight support to the Structures, Dynamics (Loads), Shock, and Vibration team
  • Support requirements derivation and documentation. This support requires initiating and maintaining open communication with customers on specifications and specification change management
  • Initiate and maintain extensive contacts with key engineers/scientists and officials of other organizations and companies to resolve SLS related structural dynamics and loads analysis critical issues
  • Ensure integration of processes of methodologies to maintain performance of the total system
  • Deliver presentations of critical issues to Engineering Review Boards and Control Boards

Qualifications:

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

Required skills and experience:

  • Successful candidate should have a Systems Engineering background, preferably with the ability to understand and work with analysts within the Structures team
  • Must be able to interface between the SLS Systems Engineering organization and the Structures team
  • The ability to deliberate, advise, advocate, and negotiate the resolution of critical issues
  • Personnel are required to be self-motivated, team players familiar with working in a dynamic work environment
  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and independent problem solving skills
  • Experience with a PC and Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are required

Desired skills and experience:

  • Experience with dynamics analysis of structural systems using strength of materials and finite element based methods. Coupled loads experience is a plus
  • Experience with structural finite element model development processes and application to structural validation of complex vehicle systems
  • Familiarity with MSFC system engineering processes
  • Understanding and knowledge of current SLS program plans and strategy
  • Experience in complex space launch vehicle or aircraft structural requirements verification and validation

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.
Structure and Mechanism Design and Development Engineer

Position Description:

The Design and Development engineer provides support of Linc’s novel technologies for hardware and system development across a range of projects in the Defense, Civil and Commercial sectors. This support will include design, development, prototyping, component fabrication, subsystem and system testing and presenting your work to the customer.

Responsibilities:

Engineering support to be performed includes:

  • Develop designs of components and subsystem assemblies
  • Analyze designs to show they meet structural, thermal and dynamic requirements
  • Generate drawings / model base definition documentation of designs
  • Coordinate fabrication of components designed
  • Support fabrication and assembly of systems
  • Support testing of prototypes and development articles
  • Generate test plans
  • Analyze / assess / reduce test data
  • Generate test reports
  • Support the successful accomplishment of test objectives
  • Coordinate vendor information for commercial off the shelf components
  • Negotiate pricing and delivery
  • Coordinate vendor supply with project schedule
  • Present work accomplished
  • Prepare written descriptions of work accomplished
  • Prepare presentation material of work accomplished
  • Present documentation of work to peers, management and customers

Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Structural or Civil engineering or a degree in a related technical discipline with relevant work experience. Degree from an ABET accredited university preferred. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a BS with 0 to 3 years of relevant experience in product / systems development cycle. Intern and cooperative education experience count toward total years of experience.

Demonstrated 3D CAD, MATLAB and FEA capability. Some experience with programming languages such as Python is desired. Familiarity with data acquisition hardware and software a plus. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite.

Structure and Mechanism Development Lead Engineer

Position Description:

The Structure and Mechanism Development Lead engineer will lead the development efforts for damper systems designed to manage or mitigate a given structure’s adverse dynamic behavior. This position will conduct and lead damper system development from requirements definition through installation of functioning system.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to analyze mechanical system for dynamic response
  • Ability to design damper systems to mitigate or manage dynamic response
  • Ability to demonstrate design function via test and analysis
  • Able to conduct and lead research in damper systems development
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a research task plan
    • Work and guide work to plan
    • Track work accomplished
    • Know when to divert from plan
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project requirements
    • Ability to prioritize requirements
    • Develop methods to meet requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small teams
    • Positive leadership skills
    • Ability to mentor junior engineers
  • Ability to complete projects on time and within budget
  • Good project estimating skills
    • Labor estimation
    • Component and equipment projection

Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Structural or Civil engineering or a degree in a related technical discipline synergistic with mechanical dynamics control and mitigation. Advanced degree preferred with a research emphasis in mechanics or dynamics but not required. Typical experience requirements are an advanced degree with 15+ years-experience at increasing levels of responsibility for increasingly technically challenging projects. Have conducted research in mechanical dynamics control and mitigation. Have developed damper system designs.

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.