Systems Engineer - Gateway HALO FCS

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2024 3:47 PM)
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Systems Engineer - Gateway HALO FCS



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 - Gateway HALO FCS for the JETS II Contract, supporting the Space Division.






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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 2 - 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including functional requirements and verification success criteria
  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space systems including Habitation
  • 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 of software and tools
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and assess project needs
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products
  • U.S. Citizenship is required



  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures
  • Experience with spacecraft habitation systems
  • Experience with model-based systems engineering (MBSE)
  • Experience with Systems Engineering processes and techniques



Systems Engineer for the development of the Habitation systems and hardware for the Gateway vehicle and Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) module. The Habitation Systems Engineer, as part of the Gateway Crew Systems management team will:

  • Perform, review, and present architecture trade studies and analyses that will influence the overall design and performance
  • Perform requirements decomposition and develop requirements for Level 3 (Habitation and Logistics module)
  • Develop verification and validation plans and statements
  • Develop interface control documents
  • Review and provide comments on program documentation
  • Support trade studies or assessments on crew equipment, such as stowage containers, inventory management, etc.
  • Present to Gateway Program management, Johnson Space Center division management and chief engineers
  • Coordinate with other Gateway system management teams including power, environmental control and life support, crew health and performance, etc.
  • Coordinate with other programs including Orion and the Human Lander System
  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and issues and for support
  • May support various Advanced Exploration System (AES) Logistics Reduction (LR) projects. Examples include advanced clothing technologies, trash compaction, autonomous RFID inventory management, and others 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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