Duties & Responsibilities


As a Systems Engineer you will:

  • Apply Aerospace industry standard Systems Engineering techniques, standards, principles, and concepts.
  • Review applicable System level requirement documents and allocate or assist in allocating those requirements to deliverable end items.
  • Perform/assist in requirements traceability from the parent requirement through implementation and verification in the deliverable end items.
  • Generate/assist in generating verification, validation, and certification plans for deliverable end items.
  • Generate/assist in generating Interface Control Documents.
  • Generate/assist in generating System functional schematics.

generate/assist in generating trade studies, analyses, test plans, test procedures, test readiness reviews.

  • Generate/review trade studies and analyses.
  • Support Human Systems task analysis, work analysis, and Human in-the-loop testing.

Support Design Engineering in compiling the Mass Equipment List, Powered Equipment List, and associated design data book information.

  • Support specialty engineering in modeling and simulation.

Work with team members to identify risks, develop risk statements, and help plan risk mitigation plans.

Maintain a professional relationship with the customer and other support contractors as applicable.

  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Reporting Relationship

This position reports to the Project or Program Manager



  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.
  • Knowledge of methods for Systems Engineering for Human Spaceflight vehicles.

Knowledge of principles, tools, and processes needed to develop requirements and specifications, test plans and procedures.

Understanding of typical Requirements Analysis Cycle (RAC) and Design Analysis Cycle (DAC) key milestones and products.

Ability to perform Systems Engineering and Integration tasks within a team environment. Able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision.

  • Knowledge of mechanical/electro-mechanical system design, analysis principles, tools, and processes.


  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Chemical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of Human rated Spacecraft qualification processes and procedures.
  • Experience in testing Human rated crew equipment and integrating that equipment into a flight vehicle.

Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operations of Human rated space hardware.

  • Experience with Human in the Loop (HITL) Testing.
  • Experience with NASA Flight Hardware Life Cycle, Certification, and Engineering processes.

Working knowledge of NASA standard practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, and unique disciplines.

Familiarity with NASA documentation databases and share point sites as well as typical systems engineering software products (such as CRADLE, DOORS).