Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform Gateway ECLSS trade studies and analysis.
  • Prepare and present decision packages and change requests to update the ECLSS technical baseline.
  • Manage interfaces between ECLSS and vehicle architecture.
  • Develop detailed verification objectives.
  • Work in a team environment and report to the NASA lead to provide status on progress and issues.
  • Support early development and prototype testing at vendor.
  • Provide ECLSS expertise in support of GFE development.
  • Evaluate ECLSS development and qualification progress and requirements compliance.
  • Ensure NASA requirements are satisfied by design solutions.
  • Participate in and Support ECLSS hardware at PDR and CDR.
  • Provide inputs to ECLSS risks for mitigation.
  • Understand and interpret vehicle or habitat vendor architecture.
  • Review interface definition interpret drawings (ICDs).
  • Assist in evaluating vendor pushbacks/waiver requests.
  • Some travel required to vendor/supplier facilities.
  • Support failure troubleshooting and resolution.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Qualifications
  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.
  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including functional requirements and
  • verification success criteria.
  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space ECLSS systems including Atmosphere
  • Revitalization Systems, Atmosphere Conditioning, Environmental Monitoring, Pressure Control Systems, and Emergency
  • Systems.
  • Experience with NASA SE&I processes and techniques.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field, such as mechanical and
  • electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools.
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.

Preferences

  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with Johnson Space Center (JSC) hardware qualification testing requirements.
  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process.
  • Familiarity with Lunar Dust mitigation.
  • Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.
  • Familiarity with common hand tools and proficiency using them to perform assembly, disassembly, and troubleshooting on mechanical systems.