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Senior Propulsion Engineer - Space Systems

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) develops, integrates, and applies new and innovative technologies to meet the challenges of working in space and other harsh environments. We are ideally positioned to meet the growing needs of NASA and the expanding commercial and Department of Defense (DOD) markets.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

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

Are you passionate about solving complex problems? Join our dynamic team as a Senior Propulsion Engineer and become a vital contributor to support NASA as an Oceaneering Teammate on the JSC Engineering, Technology, and Science (JETS) II contract. As an integral part of our organization, you'll play a crucial role in the Power and Propulsions Projects section in the Engineering Department on the NASA JSC Engineering, Technology and Science II (JETS II) Contract.
This role will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the thrilling world of human spaceflight and deep space exploration programs. Your contributions will ensure that our services not only meet - but outperform all standards and expectations. As a Senior Propulsion Engineer, you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation, collaborating with a passionate team who shares your dedication to excellence. If you're seeking to immerse yourself in an environment where your skills and expertise will make a genuine impact, we invite you to join our team!
We are seeking someone with a keen eye for detail, a strong commitment to owning their work, and providing superior quality. You should be a person who thrives in a diverse environment and who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization. To be successful in this role, you should have a sense of genuine, engaging curiosity, and a desire for growth and continuous learning.
Someone in this role would typically have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and ten (10) years of experience. This position can be hired at any level in our professional career framework, depending on business need at the time of hire.
**International travel may be required. Straight time overtime, 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off), and/or 1 day of telework per week may be available**

Duties & Responsibilities

Some of your major responsibilities will include:

--- Report to NASA JSC EP4 Branch.
--- Provide support of component and system certification and identifying impacts of component design and operating environment on certification.
--- Provide support to national and international customers for Gateway and International Space, visiting vehicles, and Commercial Crew customers.
--- Provide support to design and development of major elements of ground test and space flight systems required to demonstrate the utilization of propulsion and fluid systems.
--- Write technical and progress reports covering assigned tasks which are made available to other technical groups and agencies.
--- Provide support to resolve unique or novel problems, conditions, and issues related to Propulsion Subsystems.
--- Provide support for flight Anomaly Resolution review and In-Flight Investigation review, capable of solving propulsion questions with low levels of information.
--- Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

REQUIRED

--- Bachelor's degree in engineering or a closely related field and ten (10) years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
--- Possess a minimum of 5 years of spacecraft propulsion experience with a focus on mechanical aspects.
--- Experience in the design, assembly, testing, certification, and operation of space propulsion systems and components.
--- Experience coordinating space propulsion systems requirements verification and validation between multiple organizations.
--- Basic knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, testing, and office software.
--- Structural or mechanical system design experience including familiarity with design and analysis tools and testing methods.

PREFERRED

--- Familiar with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures.
--- Familiarity with the NASA JSC Engineering Life Cycle process.

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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