Candidate will provide Systems Engineering support for the Space Launch System (SLS) vehicle development.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Coordinate with Booster discipline experts at the element and vehicle level to assist the Booster Element Discipline Lead Engineer (EDLE) in remaining cognizant of all vehicle and element activities that impact the Booster development. Support management efforts including, but not limited to, coordination and representation with respect to meetings, schedule, risk, flight test objectives, technical document review and change requests, issue identification/resolution, leading issue resolution efforts, actions, reporting associates with technical activities in these areas, formal participation in project/program reviews, trade studies, task teams and performance of technical analyses or product development.
Provide Systems engineering and related documentation support to the EDLE for Structures and Environments (STE).
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.
Coordinate the flow of information among vehicle SE&I, booster elements, and the booster element prime contractor personnel.
Provide review and oversight of the booster element prime contractor work delivered to the element for technical acceptability and consistency with element level deliveries.
Coordinate with the booster STE EDLE and prime contractor to supply data required for vehicle-level products.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
A degree in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field from an ABET accredited institution is required.
At least 15 years of experience is required.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
Experience in systems engineering.
Ability to deliberate, advise, advocate, and negotiate the resolution of critical issues.
Understand and work within the Configuration Management and Data Management organizational structure and policies/procedures of the SLS Systems Engineering team.
Experience with a PC and Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Self-motivated, team players familiar working in a dynamic work environment.
Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and independent problem solving skills.
An understanding of structural analysis desired.
Knowledge and experience with heritage Space Shuttle Program and Constellation Program hardware systems and subsystems desired.
Experience in complex space launch vehicle or aircraft structural requirements verification and validation desired.
Familiarity with MSFC system engineering processes desired.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.