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Job #: R-00028635
Location: Houston, TX
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

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Description

Job Description:

The Research Operations and Integration (ROI) Payload Systems Engineer (PSE) is responsible for preflight and real-time engineering support to ROI operations on the International Space Station.  PSE responsibilities include pre-flight software load testing, verification, documentation, and implementation of the systems level engineering elements needed to support ROI in-flight experiments. PSE's also assist in the preparation of the crew training facilities for training activities and perform a training function, as required.  As a member of the increment console operations ground control team, the PSE is responsible for monitoring the health and status of all active onboard equipment, real-time software commanding to the Human Research Facility Rack, hardware and software anomaly resolution, and science data management.  The PSE acts as the engineering subject matter expert for pre-flight preparation and post-flight operational analyses.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support console shifts (second and third shifts) in the Telescience Support Center as required for ROI experiment sessions. Primary contractor point of contact to the MSFC Payload Rack Officer (PRO) position, Data Management Coordinator, and Huntsville Operations Support Center (HOSC) personnel
  • Engineering SME for inflight operations and anomaly resolution
  • Performs on-orbit Human Research Facility (HRF) Rack and/or Sub-rack hardware commanding in support of crew operations
  • Responsible for training Ground Support Personnel and crew on HRF Racks and/or Sub-rack hardware
  • Responsible for training Ground Support Personnel and crew on HRF Racks
  • Responsible for data routing, testing, verification, management and distribution to principal investigators
  • Responsible for compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental plan; must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the Company's safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel
  • Responsible for compliance with the Quality Assurance Plan, policies and procedures
  • Responsible for completing all assigned training

Basic Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree (BS) in a field of Engineering or Computer Engineering or closely related field and 0-3 years engineering experience
  • Previous experience solving complex problems and working to develop solutions quickly.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with life sciences NASA support operations, including console operations

This position requires successful completion of a government background check to access government facilities and/or systems. If you are not a United States Citizen or Green Card holder, this check could take 12-18 months to complete.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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