Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for testing of various flight and non-flight hardware including: instruments; payloads; spacecraft components and subsystems, and integration onto the spacecraft.
  • Support development and execution of comprehensive procedures that verify all physical and functional instrument/payload/spacecraft interface requirements.
  • Execute test scripts and procedures that verify compliance and performance of spacecraft systems.
  • Demonstrate experience with Telemetry and Control systems for spacecraft and instruments, specifically ITOS.
  • Support I&T and environmental testing shifts which requires schedule flexibility (nights and weekends) and support of some 24x7 testing.
  • Work with engineers and technicians to develop hardware assembly procedures.
  • Familiar with DC electrical power supplies, basic electrical circuits, and shall review and run assembly and test procedures.
  • Supervise assembly and test procedures executed by other technicians.
  • Support I&T meetings to determine or resolve issues related to integration and testing.
  • The candidate must be able to work well with others in a team environment. The candidate must have good communications skills and keep the customer and management team informed on work status.
  • The candidate will be required to follow all applicable GSFC documents for compliance with quality and safety directives.


  • Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent education and/or experience in electrical test and integration of aerospace. 5 years or greater of relevant work experience in aerospace industry with concentration in working with spaceflight hardware will be considered to meet equivalent education requirements.
  • 2 years or more of integration and test experience, specifically with spaceflight hardware.
  • Experience with telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) systems such as ITOS, ASIST or Eclipse preferred.
  • Must have an understanding of space flight hardware and electronic systems, experience with space systems environmental testing, and with ground and test systems and software.

Clean room familiarity and training

  • Excellent organizational, leadership, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a US citizen with ability to pass a Government background investigation.
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working on NASA GSFC in-house spacecraft or in-house payload/instrument assembly, integration and test programs is preferred.
  • Familiarity with NASA GSFC I&T work flows and experience with Work Order Authorization (WOAs) is desired.