Technical lead systems development for a lunar lander, including key decisions on systems and mission design
Function as the most influential and most experienced technical role for the lunar lander mission team
Responsible for managing spacecraft system requirements, system margin philosophy, launch vehicle requirements, ground control requirements, lander configuration management system, V&V procedures, qualification plan, and technical risk management and mitigation plan through the entire development of the lunar lander
Provide technical guidance and experience for the lunar lander mission team
Work side-by-side with the Mission Director and key customers to design, develop, and build a lunar lander that meets mission objectives and top system-level requirements
Assist with technical proposals for mission opportunities
Prepare and deliver technical documentation and reporting
Lead technical presentations and/or demonstrations of the lunar lander during concept development and engineering development phases
Communicate with multiple engineering disciplines to resolve technical risks and challenges relating to the lunar lander
Communicate with partners and customers to resolve technical risks and challenges relating to the lunar lander and/or customer requirements
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Demonstrated experience and leadership in multiple of the following areas: structure/thermal design and analysis, avionics systems, power systems, propulsion system, communication systems, flight software, mission management, systems engineering, SS&MA, trajectory analysis, launch vehicle constraints, risk management, and system configuration management
Strong understanding of the space and launch vehicle mission environment
Experience developing space systems, from feasibility studies through flight and mission operations flight
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and problem solving skills
Demonstrated experience leading engineering teams
BS degree in Engineering, Systems Engineering or other related fields.
Minimum 10 years of relevant space mission experience
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Knowledgeable of system manufacturing and V&V plan for space systems
Knowledgeable of Range Safety compliance
Experience in developing space systems for a Class D unmanned spacecraft or similar
Mission experience for Class D spacecraft systems or similar
Demonstrated ability to adapt proven aerospace practices and methodologies into a commercial, small mission, lean team environment
Must be a U.S. person.
Job Type: Full-time
Systems Engineer: 10 years
space mission: 10 years
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