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Trajectory Design & Data Engineer

Company: Aerodyne Industries
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Aerodyne IndustriesJob Title: Trajectory Design & Data Engineer (ADV0003IB)Job Description: Aerodyne Industries is a dynamic, rapidly growing engineering and information technology services firm headquarteredon Florida's exciting Space Coast. With locations throughout the US, we take pride in delivering small business agility with large corporation capabilities. Our list of clients count on us to prepare NASA's Missio ns to the Moon and Mars and to defend our nation supporting the Missile Defense Agency and Department of Defense. Join the adventure of a lifetime by becoming a teammate with Aerodyne Industries and work on projects that will define our future. The Trajectory Design and Data Engineer will: - Provide trajectory products supporting spacecraft mission design & analysis for future human spaceflight missions such as Artemis and/or the Human Landing System - Perform trajectory optimization runs to characterize vehicle performance and mission availability for a variety of scenarios - Prepare work summaries, presentations, and reports as required - Assist in software development and scripting of spacecraft trajectory design and optimization tools - Develop, integrate, and test new algorithms for evaluation of vehicle and mission performance - Write post-processing routines to analyze output data, determine mission viability, and determine solution methods - Assist with software development of the Copernicus trajectory optimization tool - Perform other duties as required ***Remote work will be considered***Job Requirements: Required Education/Experience/Skills: This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised. - BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degree and four (4) years direct engineering experience - Expertise in big data / database infrastructure (> 10 TB data storage) and programming - Experience with big data analysis such as SQL queries and forming digestible reports from > 1 TB dataset - Experience with big data programming tools such as SQL/SQLite/MySQL/PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Rust, Go, Hadoop, PySpark, SquashFS - Experience with programming and scripting languages such as Fortran, Python, and/or C++. - Ability to independently devise solutions to complex engineering problems by their own efforts and by soliciting inputs from other technical experts - Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision - Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels. Requisition Preferences: - Computer Science degree with minor in Aerospace Engineering - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering (or vice versa) - Experience with data pipelines (automation of data management using tools like Gitlab, CI, Jenkins) and/or data interfaces (web app/tools for end users to interact with stored data) - Experience with orbital mechanics and/or spacecraft mission design - Experience with spacecraft trajectory optimization, including use of software tools such as Copernicus, GMAT, MONTE, STK, and/or FreeFlyer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status .Location: Johnson Space Center - Houston, TX 77058 US (Primary)Clearance Required: NoneShift Type: Education: Bachelor's DegreeCareer Level: Senior Level Career 10+ yearsCategory: EngineeringDate Needed By: Job Type: Full-timeTravel: PI177620034

Keywords: Aerodyne Industries, Houston , Trajectory Design & Data Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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