Junior Engineer (ISS Safety Panels) - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Jr.  ISS Safety Panels Engineer in Houston, TX to support NASA.


Job Description: 

  • Under the supervision of more senior engineers, perform engineering assessments and analyses on the Space Station systems and payloads/experiments that are flown on any vehicles docking to the Space Station.
  • Identify and quantify risk
  • Assure compliance with NASA safety requirements
  • Provide detailed reports and recommendations for mitigation strategies
  • Prepare and present technical presentations
  • Participate in Safety Panel Reviews
  • Review flight documents, operational scenarios, and subsequent changes for safety impact
  • Participate in associated meetings
  • Provide real-time and post-flight engineering support for flight anomaly investigations
  • Work with customers - NASA, Space Station contractors, and International Partners.


Required Education and Experience

  • BS degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace) and 0 years of related experience.
  • 0-4 years of related experience in Engineering.
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance with NASA.
  • Excellent oral and above average written communications skills
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with customers, peers, and management
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office to prepare reports, presentations, and charts
  • Basic knowledge and use of personal computer with typical business software (is mandatory i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics) is mandatory
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are mandatory
  • Must be able to travel (minimal)


Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with the NASA organization and with the International Space Station (ISS) subsystems and components
  • NASA system flight safety review process experience
  • Experience with direct participation in conducting and documenting space system safety review
  • Knowledge of fault tree and risk management analysis
  • An understanding of NASA Handbook 1700.7 and 50021
  • An understanding of system safety hazards analysis process