Lunar Gateway Autonomy Software Systems Integration Engineer

Employer
CACI
Location
Houston, TX, United States of America
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Dec 23, 2022
Ref
270480
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Lunar Gateway Autonomy Software Systems Integration Engineer
Job Profile:
Software Engineering T2

JR Type:
Competitive
Job Category:
Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
NACI
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Type of Travel:
Continental US
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | NASA
Referral Bonus Plan:
$10,000

Job Description:

What You'll Get to Do:

CACI has a challenging and exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Systems Engineer to design software interfaces for NASA Lunar Gateway Vehicle Systems Manager (VSM).

This position supports the Artemis Program and requires a motivated, capable person with strong verbal and written communication skills. The individual must share our passion for our Nation's Space Program and share in the excitement of developing the next human-rated space vehicles. In addition to outstanding technical expertise, the individual must have strong customer relationship skills, possess a positive team-player attitude, be flexible and willing to take on new assignments and responsibilities as they arise, and be an articulate speaker able to communicate complex technical ideas in a convincing manner.

More About the Role:

Job responsibilities include:
  • Analyze functional interactions between the Lunar Gateway VSM and lower-tier Module Systems Managers (MSMs)
  • Define and document command and data flows to integrate VSM and MSMs
  • Review, help mature, and validate the integrated Systems Modeling Language (SysML) model.
  • Maintain the VSM-to-MSM Interface Control Document (ICD).
  • Provide input to software architecture and design artifacts.
  • Provide support to the Lunar Gateway Mission Management Working Group (MMWG) in defining tasks and constraints that require VMS-MSM interaction.
  • Interface with various stakeholders including the Flight Operations Directorate (FOD) and development teams.
  • Collaborate with domestic and international Gateway partners.


This work takes place at NASA/JSC in Houston, TX, a highly stimulating and dynamic environment that is critical in human space flight and the space exploration initiative.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident to facilitate access to USG facilities.
  • B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Software, Computer, or Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines.
  • At least 3 years of software systems engineering experience.
  • Experience defining and implementing distributed avionics and software systems.
  • Experience defining and documenting interfaces between software applications.
  • Experience developing/maintaining software architecture and design artifacts
  • Experience with EITHER:
    • Autonomous or remotely controlled systems (e.g., used in satellites, autonomous cars, or unmanned aerial vehicles), OR
    • Avionics and flight software development for human-rated space vehicles, e.g., Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew Vehicles, or Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
  • Evidence of success in fast-paced, collaborative projects/environments.
  • Flexible, open to new challenges in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with little supervision.
  • Responsible, team-oriented individual with strong work ethic.
  • Well-developed coordination and organization skills.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • M.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Software, Computer, or Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline.
  • SysML experience.
  • DOORS (or similar requirements management tool) experience.
  • Experience with data driven software systems.
  • Use case development experience.
  • Strong background in software development, particularly in the front part of the lifecycle.
  • Experience with Agile software development environments and methodologies.
  • Experience with distributed systems.
  • Experience in the full life cycle of human-rated space vehicle flight projects. Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew Vehicles, or Orion.


What We Can Offer You:
  • We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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