EVA Development SE&I Requirements, Interface, and Verification (RIV) Lead

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.

    Building on The Aerospace Corporation's reputation as a trusted, impartial advisor with integrity and dedication to mission success, the Civil Systems Group (CSG) combines deep technical expertise with market-leading innovation to help our customers solve complex systems engineering and integration challenges. CSG is organized by core customer-facing lines of business to manage and grow programs within NASA, NOAA, USGS, and the NNSA , while extending our capabilities to other civilian federal government agencies fully integrated within Aerospace rules, regulations, processes, values and behaviors.

    This role will provide Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) capabilities to NASA/Johnson Space Center in support of the EVA Development Project Office of the EVA and Human Surface Mobility Program (EHP).

    This is position is hybrid position located at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.

    What You'll Be Doing
    • Lead a small team of RIV systems engineers, delegate work, coordinate products, and report on RIV tasks to DE management.
    • Lead Exploration EVA Systems (xEVAS) Data Requirements Deliverables (DRD) reviews that relate to concept of operations, requirements, interfaces, verifications, architecture, and design.
    • Maintain and update xEVAS requirements and adjudicate requirements with xEVAS providers.
    • Track requirements and verifications via dedicated databases.
    • Track EVA standards; identify, coordinate, and schedule updates of standards.
    • Track actions and risks related to EVA Development RIV in conjunction with the SE&I Manager and Artemis EVA Insight Lead.
    • Work with EHP SE&I on interface requirements.
    • Work with EVA Development Project Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) teams on their RIV needs.
    • Coordinate review of Change Requests (CRs) with applicability to xEVAS or EVA GFE projects.
    • Coordinate xEVAS verification reviews, including Verification and Validation (V&V) plan reviews.
    • Review provider's verification events and closure notices to ensure the EVA hardware design meets functional requirements.

    This position is available as a Project Leader of Senior Project Leader

    What You Need to be Successful

    Project Leader

    Minimum Requirements :
    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or science
    • 8 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience, including experience in systems engineering
    • Knowledge and understanding of the NASA program life cycle and system engineering processes
    • Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts and recommendations to personnel at all technical and managerial levels
    • Ability to work effectively and quickly in real-time environments of rapid change, conflicting requirements, and occasional pressure
    • Innovation, creativity, and initiative
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers

    Senior Project Leader

    Minimum Requirements:
    • 12 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience, including experience in systems engineering
    • Same requirements as above

    How You Can Stand Out

    It would be impressive if you have one or more of these
    • Knowledge of EVA systems and current technology
    • Experience with requirements development of NASA spacecraft systems
    • Experience with DOORS/DNG or similar requirements and verification tool
    • Experience performing or leading technical and programmatic tasks for NASA

    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 or by email at . You can also review Know Your Rights : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .