In this position, you will provide systems engineering leadership and support our NASA customers for a flight hardware project. This project is in support of the NASA Gateway/Lunar/Mars Artemis exploration program.
As the systems engineering lead, you will guide a team of engineers to create life cycle artifacts such as concepts of operations, requirements, verification plans, ICDs, design reviews, safety reviews, schedules, management plans, etc. You will also be in charge of prioritizing technical work for team members and identifying risks to the project.
This position requires experience and capability in leading a cohesive team and presenting topics to management. As such, it is critical that candidates possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Also, candidates should have good interpersonal skills that help maintain a good team environment.
Bachelor or Advanced Degree in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
10 years of applicable professional experience including leadership responsibilities
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
Experience in systems engineering or a related technical field
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Additional desired experience would include:
NASA experience with flight project management
Experience with NASA JSC flight hardware development processes
Systems Engineering certifications or formal training
Project management certifications or formal training
Experience with NASA/JSC EA-WI-023 or other SE&I processes
Knowledge of spaceflight communication protocols, data handling, and testing architectures
Knowledge of Time-Triggered Ethernet protocol/architecture
Knowledge of Core Flight Executive (cFE) and Core Flight System (cFS) framework
Citizenship or lawful permanent resident required due to federal position.
About METECS -
We are a small high-performance team providing advanced engineering, software and analysis solutions for human space flight space and terrestrial applications. We develop and integrate software for NASA and other government and commercial customers utilizing a wide variety of custom, commercial, and open-source technologies. Our specialties include robotics controls & analysis software, spacecraft and commercial equipment dynamics simulations, immersive computer graphics, XR systems and web-based automation tools. Active and recent projects include algorithm development for NASA's Robonaut and Valkyrie robots, autonomous UAV control, RFID-Enabled Logistics Management for the International Space Station, the NASA Miniature Exercise Device (MED-2), spacecraft wireless Developmental Flight Instrumentation (DFI), the Orion Spacecraft Ascent Abort 2 mission, NASA s Exploration System Simulation (NExSyS), and NASA s Training Systems for the 21st Century initiative.
Perks: Flex hours, casual dress, get to make history.
METECS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
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