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Systems Engineer (NASA HHPC)



Full Time

On Site


Washington, Washington DC, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Systems Engineer to work on NASA's Human Health and Performance Contract (HHPC). The candidate selected for this exciting opportunity will work on a new project. The position will support exploration projects by developing lifecycle products and by guiding team members in the creation of systems engineering products. A strong foundation in human spaceflight technical engineering knowledge is required and excellent communication skills to collaborate with internal / external stakeholders for project success. This role will apply systems engineering expertise as NASA continues to evolve systems for exploration missions, including: Gateway, lunar surface, Mars transit, and Mars surface missions.

This position is located at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.

Must have US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency and the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and contribute to project activities throughout the lifecycle: from early concept development to trade studies, design, fabrication, integration, testing, verification / validation, and operations through to sustainment.

  • Implement systems engineering principles / practices across systems and provide leadership (mentoring, training, process development) to enhance the organizational capability for systems engineering.

  • Manage project team activities, including: defining system stakeholder requirements, decomposing system functions, developing technical specifications, negotiating and capturing system interfaces, conducting design analyses, performing verification / validation activities, supporting system testing and operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and 8+ years of applicable professional experience with increasing levels of technical and leadership responsibilities

  • Technical, functional, and / or project lead experience in systems engineering or a related technical field

  • Experience designing and developing products for sustainability

  • Ability to translate systems engineering concepts across various disciplines

  • MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering

  • Prior experience with NASA, DoD and / or industry systems engineering

  • Experience seeking out and successfully obtaining new work

  • Awareness of spaceflight impacts to human physiology, behavior, and medical state

  • Systems Engineering Certification or formal training

Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.