Avionics Network Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/13/2024 2:52 PM)
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Avionics Network Engineer



Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Avionics Network Engineer for the JETS II Contract, supporting the Space Division.




JOB STATUS: Full-time

TRAVEL: none



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.


  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering with experience in the field or in a related area
  • Knowledge of Computer Networking
  • Familiarity with Network Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Knowledge of Linux or Unix environments
  • Experience with a Scripting language such as Python, BASH
  • Knowledge of C/C++
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and coordination skills and strong customer service attitude
  • Must be local to the JSC area and willing to work onsite at Johnson Space Center on a regular basis
  • Self-starter who can understand and absorb new concepts quickly
  • U.S. Citizenship is required


  • Experience with application of computer network technology in space system
  • Experience with spacecraft avionics and circuit design or analysis is a plus
  • Familiar with Git or other similar configuration management/version control systems
  • Familiar with commercial products available in computer networking technology
  • Familiar with Time-Triggered Ethernet (TTE) (SAE AS6802) and AFDX (ARINC 664p7)
  • Familiar with network cabling standards
  • Familiar with VxWorks RTOS



  • Develop knowledge of the avionic network system design
  • Maintain and update spacecraft avionics lab hardware and software
  • Work in an Integrated Product Team to develop and test safety-critical networking
  • Configure and troubleshoot development hardware and software with limited documentation
  • Identifying bugs, and work with the product vendor to reproduce and resolve
  • Communicate and demonstrate progress to management
  • Organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Work in an Agile, fast-paced environment
  • Perform other duties as required

What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Flexible time off (FTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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