Entry-Level Hardware Systems Engineer (Supporting NASA at Johnson Space Center)

    • KBR
  • Houston, TX
  • Posted 49 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Verification and validation
Object-Oriented Programming
Training and development
System requirements
Systems architecture
Design review
IT strategy
Systems engineering
Software configuration
Design analysis
Computer hardware
IBM Rational DOORS

Job Details


Entry-Level Hardware Systems Engineer (Supporting NASA at Johnson Space Center)


Around here, we define the future. We are a company of innovators, thinkers, creators, explorers, volunteers, and dreamers. But we all share one goal: to improve the world responsibly and safely.

The Human Health and Performance Contract is seeking an entry level Systems Engineer for an upcoming NASA exploration project in the Houston, Texas area. This position is a support role developing and integrating next generation technology, processes and design, into flight solutions that will enable astronauts and the program to safely return to the lunar surface. In this role, the candidate will define and manage system requirements, verification and validation activity, help define the system architecture, evaluate system characteristics and performance, lead integration efforts, participate in testing of work products and support the lifecycle review process. In addition, duties will include participation in design reviews, risk and opportunity management and leveraging subject matter experts to execute technical strategy. Candidates will also routinely be required to work with innovative technology, design and processes developed internally by NASA and externally by leading technology companies and will perform trade studies and execute down select. As such, a desire to understanding the Systems Engineering lifecycle process is required. Applicants must have experience with leading technical projects.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline
Experience with leading technical projects
Experience designing and leading complex system development which includes both hardware and software configuration items
Ability to occasionally travel
Experience with interpersonal skills in a teaming environment where collaboration and communication are critical to the functioning of the team
Experienced technical problem solver

Desired Skills:
Experience with the following:
Passion for Systems Engineering
Experience in systems engineering involving system requirements, functional decomposition and allocation, functional integration, integrated design, analysis and evaluation, verification
Requirements Development
Experience with Development Assurance, Certification and Safety Analysis
Cradle or DOORs or similar requirements development software and its application across all elements of systems engineering and artifact linkage
Object oriented programming
Model Based Systems Engineering

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.


KBR offers a wide range of benefits for their employees; we offer medical, prescription, dental, vision, AD&D, disability benefits, retirement 401k, travel benefits, PTO, holidays, flexible work schedules, parental leave, military leave, education assistance, and the list goes on and on! We also support career advancement through professional training and development.


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These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.

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