Member of Technical Staff - Environmental Control and Life Support Subsystem Engineer

Full Time

    Job Description

    The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

    At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

    This position will support NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Engineering Directorate's Crew and Thermal Systems Division in a subsystem engineer and manager capacity across various Environment Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) topics.

    This position is at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, TX.

    What You'll Be Doing
    • This individual will serve as a technical specialist in life support systems engineering, including requirements development, technical resource management, engineering data management, interface definition, engineering planning and design integration.
    • Example ECLSS topics are listed below:
      • Atmospheric Management (Pressure control, temp. control, air revitalization, contaminant Mgmt)
      • Waste management
      • Emergency Response
      • Water Management (distribution and storage, contaminant Mgmt)
      • Environmental Monitoring
      • System upgrade support
    • Design review support for several NASA Programs (Artemis, Orion, Gateway, ISS)
    • Experience in aerospace project management is desired
    • Knowledge of space flight certification processes to ensure performance and safety requirements are met (including knowledge of NPR 7120, EA-WI-023, or equivalent processes)
    • Ability to engage on ECLSS trade studies and analysis
    • Coordinate ECLSS requirements and technical objectives with subject matter experts and stakeholders
    • Prepare and present decision packages and change requests for program forums
    • Perform other duties for the customer as required

    What You Need to Be Successful

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor of Science degree or advanced degree in technical discipline
    • 3 or more years of professional engineering/scientific experience, including experience in a systems engineering and/or project management environment
    • Knowledge and understanding of the NASA program life cycle
    • Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts
    • Experience working across diverse teams and many different engineering disciplines
    • Knowledge of space flight certification processes to ensure performance and safety requirements are met

    How You Can Stand Out

    It would be impressive if you have one or more of the following:
    • Experience in one of the aforementioned areas of ECLSS
    • Human Space Flight
    • Knowledge of NASA systems
    • Experience performing in or leading technical and programmatic tasks for NASA
    • Must be able to work near the customer location (Houston, Texas)

    Ways We Reward Our Employees

    During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

    Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
    • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
    • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
    • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
    • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
    • Relocation assistance
    • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
    • Education assistance programs
    • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

    We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

    Equal Opportunity Commitment

    The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at . You can also review Know Your Rights : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .
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