The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is the science operations center for several NASA missions, including the most famous space observatory in history; the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). We also lead the science and mission operations for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), planned to launch in 2021 and will perform parts of the science operations for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), in formulation for launch in the mid-2020s.
We are seeking Systems Engineers to join our growing Systems Engineering, Integration & Test and Flight Operations (SEITO) Division. Our systems engineers support all phases of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and may serve in a variety of roles to support System Design, Product Realization, and Technical Management, using the NASA Systems Engineering Handbook as a guide. We look at all facets of a System (or System of Systems) to include people, process, and product.
We are looking for candidates with varying levels of experience that possess the following experience and/or attributes:
Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Software Engineering, or Systems Engineering, or another technically related field and a minimum of 3 years of Systems Engineering experience.
You will collaborate with a team that is passionate about the work they do in support of space science around the world. STScI offers an excellent and generous benefits package, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules, and a stimulating and diverse work environment. Relocation assistance may be available. Explore our benefits: http://www.stsci.edu/opportunities/benefits
To Apply: Share your experience by completing an online application. Please upload one cover letter and resume on one PDF document for review. Applications received by September 30, 2019 will receive full consideration.
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