Systems Engineer, Pressurized Lunar Rover

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2024 11:23 AM)
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Systems Engineer, Pressurized Lunar Rover



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 a Systems Engineer, Pressurized Lunar Rover 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 and a minimum of 2- 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • 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, and material selection
  • Expert knowledge of systems engineering principles and associated documentation
  • Expert knowledge of systems engineering principles across Test and Verification and/or Verification and Validation phases. Specifically, requirements definition, flow-down, assessment and verification planning
  • Previous experience developing test campaigns for flight certification
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products
  • U.S. Citizenship is required


  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including PTRS and Verification and Validation documents (V&VD), and ICD
  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space hardware
  • Experience with NASA JSC Flight Hardware Life Cycle, Certification, and Engineering processes
  • 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
  • Self-motivated individual with extraordinary initiative
  • Able to adapt and redirect effort on a rapidly evolving project through all mission phases



  • Work with team members to produce Systems Engineering & Integration products for the NASA Extravehicular Activity (EVA) and Human Surface Mobility (HSM) Program (EHP) with specific technical reporting through the Pressurized Lunar Rover (PR) Project Office
  • As part of the larger team, review engineering products such as design reference missions, Human Systems Integration tasks, integration plans for Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), and other integration plans
  • Responsible for the planning, development, review, and maintaining program requirements including Project Technical Requirements Specification (PTRS), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), Verification and Validation Document (V&VD),
  • and Verification Success Criteria (VSC)
  • Utilize a requirements management software and systems engineering tool such as DOORS, Cradle or MagicDraw
  • Prepare materials for the system life cycle phasing, including SRR (System Readiness Review) and Critical Design Review (CDR)
  • Work with team members to identify risks, to develop risk statements, and to help them plan risk responses
  • Perform and review system level architecture trade studies and analyses that will influence the overall system design and performance
  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and issues and for support.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors
  • 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!


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