02 Jan
Rendezvous and Proximity Ops, Docking & Undocking Project Manager
Texas, Johnsonspacecenter , 77001 Johnsonspacecenter USA

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space. At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. Building on The Aerospace Corporation's reputation as a trusted, impartial advisor with integrity and dedication to mission success, the Civil Systems Group (CSG) combines deep technical expertise with market-leading innovation to help our customers solve complex systems engineering and integration challenges. CSG is organized by core customer-facing lines of business to manage and grow programs within NASA, NOAA, and the NNSA, while extending our capabilities to other civilian federal government agencies fully integrated within Aerospace rules, regulations, processes, values and behaviors. This position will support NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Engineering Directorate's Aeroscience Division in a technical lead/integrator capacity across various Human Spaceflight Programs.This is an onsite position at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, TX.What You'll Be Doing

  • Support the JSC Aeroscience & Flight Mechanics Division (EG) on various programs in the area of Rendezvous, Proximity Ops, Docking, & Undocking (RPODU) flight phase by providing expertise and technical support to the RPODU Mission Segment Lead (MSL), who is responsible for ensuring each technical discipline (GN&C, Avionics, Flight Software, Flight Mechanics, Docking mechanisms, etc.) adequately addresses RPODU requirements.
  • Enable the RPODU MSL to complete the review of appropriate documentation by integrating the Aerospace Corporation support team that you will work with and lead
  • Provide appropriate Aerospace Corporation Team support to all meetings, and coordinate/resolve any issues with the various contractors
  • Serve as a technical specialist and team integrator in addressing any issues and risks associated with the RPODU flight phase
  • Support design reviews and problem resolution for several NASA Programs (Artemis, Orion, Commercial Crew Program, Gateway, Internatonational Space System)
  • Conduct trade studies and analysis
  • Project management and integrating a team of experts
  • Coordinate requirements and technical objectives with subject matter experts and stakeholders
  • Prepare and present decision packages and change requests for program forums
  • Perform other duties for the customer as required
What You Need to Be Successful Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree or advanced degree in technical discipline
  • 8 or more years of professional engineering/scientific experience, including experience in a systems engineering and/or project management environment with 5 or more years preferably in the space industry
  • Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts
  • Ability to engage on trade studies and analysis
  • Experience working across diverse teams and many different engineering disciplines
  • Knowledge of space flight certification processes to ensure performance and safety requirements are met (including knowledge of NPR 7120, EA-WI-023, or equivalent processes)
How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of the following
  • Human Space Flight experience
  • Knowledge of NASA systems
  • Experience performing in or leading technical and programmatic tasks for NASA
  • Experience with Avionics and Flight Software architectures
  • Experience in developing and/or testing flight software
Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect
We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation. Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at ieo.mailbox@aero.org . You can also review Know Your Rights : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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