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Sr Systems Engineer - Pressurized Rover

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, thenclick Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Work as part of a team that is developing the next-generation pressurized rover for Artemis crews on the lunar surface

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work in coordination with lead systems engineer to perform systems engineering and technical integration across the lifecycle with internal, external, and international organizations
  • Work on requirements definition, flow-down, assessment, and verifications
  • Work on architecture definitions and functional flows
  • Work on Concept of Operations refinement
  • Plan, develop, and execute major project reviews and lead internal project reviews
  • Prepare materials such as presentations, material reviews, and other related documentation for the system life cycle phasing, including SRR (System Readiness Review), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR) and Critical Design Review (CDR
  • Perform integrated analysis and margin management
  • Perform technical baseline product development such as Main Equipment List (MEL), Mass Properties, PEL and THEL
  • Perform critical path and technical risk management
  • Work with team members to identify technical risks, develop risk statements, and to help them plan risk responses including mitigation and avoidance actions
  • Perform system hardware and software configuration management over the lifecycle
  • Prepare certification and acceptance packages
  • Perform discrepancy management and participate in material/failure review boards
  • Plan test campaigns
  • Lead development and deployment of special test equipment
  • Perform test anomaly investigation and disposition
  • Coordination and management of qualification and acceptance test requirement definition, assessment, and flow-down from system to unit/component level
  • Lead test and verification tasks with emphasis on environmental, human in the loop, and interface testing
  • Provide support to hardware owners in establishing overall hardware qualification and acceptance test planning to meet applicable requirements
  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and raise issues
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.


    • BS degree in a related area from an accredited school and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the field or in related area. Advanced degrees may be counted as experience.
    • Work experience in a Systems Engineering role in a NASA, DoD, or Aerospace environment
    • Experience in space flight systems engineering including the successful delivery of space flight hardware to space
    • Experience in systems engineering processes across the product life cycle
    • Experience with requirements development, design trades, risk analysis, and system analysis of space hardware
    • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space hardware
    • Basic knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools
    • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings
    • Familiarity with SharePoint and Microsoft Office products
    • US citizen or Permanent Resident.
      • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification
      • Working knowledge of NASA, JSC, and ISS standard practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, and unique disciplines
      • Familiarity with NASA/JSC documentation databases and share point sites as well as typical systems engineering products
      • Experience in technical or team leadership role
      • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote and Outlook.
      • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment

        Equal Opportunity Employer

        All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

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